Tag Archives: A Level

Tips to Teachers – the system is broken

This morning the news is filled with coverage of a Daily Telegraph story which uncovered exam boards tipping off teachers as to which questions they should prepare their students for, and key phrases they should use. Michael Gove, the Education … Continue reading

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So you want to be a geologist

With many schools running options evening in the upcoming months, I thought I’d put a post together which answers a lot of the questions which I’ve been asked over the years – namely those which amount to “how do you … Continue reading

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The miracle generation

For the 29th year running, we have record A Level results. Now, given that exam difficulty is supposedly set based on previous exams, we can assume that the chances of one years results being higher or lower than the previous … Continue reading

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