October 4, 2015

Benefits of Attending an All-Girls School

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  Although most students will go to school in a co-ed setting, there is a major place in education for single-gender schools. Prominent women in education, such as Elizabeth English Archer, work tirelessly to promote this type of academic setting. These type of all girls schools are designed to create a safe and nurturing space […]

We Review: EuroTalk Language Learning Apps


    When people meet me now they are often surprised to hear that English wasn’t my first language. The first few years of my life were spent living with my Greek-speaking grandparents and my parents (Greek father, Turkish mother) who had not long arrived from Turkey. It might sound complicated and unusual unless you […]

Tutoring: What is Right for your Child?


  Research shows that children in smaller classes, with more direct instruction, are 3 months more advanced than their peers when the learning curves begin to even out around Year 7 (5th grade). The child realises his or her own potential to learn and succeed in a smaller instruction group. The trick to effective learning, […]

When is it right to start talking to your child about money? (Plus £5 for every reader!)

Pocket money

  Vanessa Cameron, Qwiddle founder, former banker and mum of three, shares her advice on teaching children about money. Larger Family Life readers can also receive a £5 credit when they open a Qwiddle account. Read on to find out more: You can often hear parents chatting about how much pocket money they give their […]

How to Encourage a Young Artist

  Whether your child has decided to start drawing cartoons, your friend is becoming an oil painting protégé or your sister is showing signs of being a super talented sculptor, you will want to encourage their new hobby. Having an artistic pursuit as an outlet improves the mood, aids mental development and encourages creativity in […]

How to Be Successful in an Online Learning Setup

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    If you are searching for an alternative method of learning, one of the most effective options is to enroll yourself in an online classroom. The good thing about this type of education is that there are so many choices available. You can take a two or four year course and receive a solid education […]