Why Universities Should Scrap Exams

Lucy Haire | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Tech
Lucy Haire

Just thinking about students' health for a moment, especially student mental health, there is evidence even among school pupils that exams are a major source of anxiety which can lead to ill-health. This is another important reason for re-examining the role of exams.

Want to Succeed in Exams? Learn How Not to Work

Stefan Rollnick | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Stefan Rollnick

We like to think that stress during exam time is caused by the exams themselves; we see cause rather than correlation. But maybe if we take a step back and look at all the other things we find ourselves doing as a result of sitting at home 12 hours a day we can tackle the root of the problem.

'Nuclear Arms Race' For GCSEs Needs To Change, Claim Examiners

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Examiners have touted a cap on the number of GCSEs pupils can take as the only way to stop the "exam overload" which they say is damaging children's e...

Why A-Levels Results Aren't News (And Why Students Think So Too)

Scott Bryan | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK
Scott Bryan

Results day is coming. Of course you know that. If you are a student taking these exams you know that. If you are a parent of a student you most definitely know that.