Education

Exeter College’s Construction Centre extension welcomes new T Level students

Exeter College’s new Construction Centre extension has welcomed its first cohort of Construction T Level students following a £1million transformation creating a bespoke learning area for the new qualification.

Exeter College is one of the first providers in the country – and the only one in Devon – to offer T Levels for the 2020 academic year, with two year, full time courses now running in Construction, Digital and Education and Childcare.

T Levels follow on from GCSEs and are set to revolutionise the technical education landscape, providing learners with a qualification...

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Exeter University tops the table with crisis communication during the pandemic, new survey finds

Authored by Caitlin Mullin
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 10:09am

While the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been felt by everyone, students have been hit particularly hard. The switch to online learning, plus the impact on finances has left many feeling anxious about their future, as both their academic and career prospects are plunged into uncertainty.

The impact of the lockdown and public health crisis on students’ lives has been huge, with universities struggling to adapt to the change. The NatWest Student Living Index surveyed 2,806 students on spending and budgeting to socialising and mental health – revealing Exeter topped the table...

Exeter College Masterplan Shortlisted in Michelmores Property Awards 2020 

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 09/23/2020 - 3:28pm

Exeter College’s ambitious campus Masterplan, which places a vision for what the College’s sites will look like over the next 20 years, has been shortlisted in the prestigious Michelmores Property Awards 2020.

The awards, which is now in its 18th year, celebrate the most prestigious, innovative and exciting developments taking place in the South West and the Exeter College Masterplan has been shortlisted in the ‘Masterplanning for the Future’ category.

As part of the College’s Masterplan, which has been approved unanimously by Exeter City Council, the College has set out a...

How Can Game-Based Learning Help?

Authored by BHTNews.com
Posted: Sat, 09/19/2020 - 3:18pm

Game-based learning is the new educational trend in the digital and academic world. Most parents are apprehensive of this approach as they are carrying a vague idea about its benefits. Some online games that claim to teach the kids are not offering some safe platforms, but still, do not lose hope, as long as we have some reliable platforms and software, like Lido learning

Before you hand over a device or PC to your kid for game-based learning, there are a few things that you must consider. Otherwise, it will not be a safe activity for you and your family. Once your kid is ready...

University of Exeter

Exeter retains position in latest influential league ranking

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 09/18/2020 - 11:16am

The University of Exeter has retained its position amongst the best universities in the UK, according to the latest influential rankings.

The University maintained its 12th place nationally in the influential The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

Exeter was also ranked 2nd in the South West region in the rankings, released today (September 18th2020).

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 provides students and their parents with an invaluable first reference point on the path to finding a university place. It contains full...

How can students get practical financial knowledge?

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 09/18/2020 - 7:17am

Before teaching the student about financial knowledge , the primary thing you have to ask yourself is, “what do they need to know?” There are several financial decisions that a regular secondary school age student is looking to make. Most of their choices are with respect to purchasing a vehicle for transportation, moving from home, and perhaps seeking after an advanced education alternative. Financial education for understudies, at that point, is best centered around these aspects. From living on a noodle diet to maintaining numerous sources of income while in school, students are...

4 Best Universities in Queensland

Authored by BHTNews.com
Posted: Mon, 09/14/2020 - 6:40pm

Queensland is a state in Australia and it has so many prestigious schools that attract thousands of students from home and abroad every year. In other words, every year there are many students studying in the schools of Queensland, especially universities. Among them, the most popular are the best universities in Queensland.

In order to help students who want to study in Queensland choose a suitable university effectively and easily, this article will introduce you to a way to find schools quickly and will show you the 4 best universities in Queensland.

Part 1. How to...

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Exeter School welcomes new Head

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 09/08/2020 - 10:31am

Exeter School is delighted to introduce its new Head, Louise Simpson, who joins the school from St Paul’s School in São Paulo, Brazil, following the retirement of Bob Griffin after 17 years at the helm.

Educated at a state school in Suffolk, Louise studied Environmental Science at the University of Wales before starting her teaching career in 1992 teaching Biology at Gresham’s School then Ratcliffe College and King’s Rochester. In 2009, she was appointed Senior Deputy Head at Brighton College, working under both Sir Anthony Seldon and then Richard Cairns. In 2010 she was...

Elizabeth McCallum, who is a family barrister and co-founder of Children in the Middle.

Education and wellbeing of children remains as important as ever after lockdown

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Mon, 09/07/2020 - 12:25pm

A WESTCOUNTRY legal practice which specialises in child-focused family law says a youngster’s education and wellbeing is now more important than ever after the COVID-19 lockdown (September 2020).

It was recently revealed by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) that children from wealthier families were spending more time studying during the pandemic than poorer children.

Family barrister, Elizabeth McCallum, who co-founded the legal service, Children in the Middle®, with fellow Exeter barrister Sarah Evans, says: “Understandably, parents have had a lot to worry about...

How to become better at music - A few tips to help you improvise your current skillset

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Mon, 09/07/2020 - 5:50am

Are you looking forward to making music as a career instead of a hobby?

Even if you don’t end up becoming the next Adam Levine of the country, there are chances for you to grow and develop as a musician and find gigs that pay well. But, before you reach that level, you need to polish yourself and develop your skills.

You need to take time out for yourself and devote it to music. It will allow you to interpret your mistakes and have a look at what you can improve. Even though it is okay to make mistakes while you are writing a song and even recording it as you can always...

Master a Second Language Easily: 5 Effective Tips

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 08/31/2020 - 11:28am

For several years now, the world has been connected on a global scale. You can easily pick up a phone and call someone around the world and ask them how their day was. Not only that, but you can travel anywhere in the world on a moment's notice. The one issue that comes with travel and talking to others however is that often there is a language barrier.

Learning a second language is highly recommended in today’s world as there will be many times where you interact with someone who does not speak your main language. Learning a second language will also help you move up in your...