How just ONE glance at Facebook can ruin a study session

Ever glance over your teenagers shoulder and see them studying with their Facebook page open? Or texting on their phone while writing their homework essay? As a parent did you ever experience the sinking feeling that this was not right? That your teenager cannot study effectively while texting or engaging with friends on Facebook? Well … More How just ONE glance at Facebook can ruin a study session

Taking time out – The new way to do well in exams!

Holidays are always an exciting time of the year and getting a much-needed break from school or college is a bonus…. Until you have to start thinking about the exams you have coming up soon after, that is. Holidays can be quite a distracting time with plenty of party invites to RSVP to. While a break … More Taking time out – The new way to do well in exams!

You CAN do it! Proving the doubters wrong on results day

Imagine the situation. You’re about to receive the results of one of the most important exams. But throughout the year you’ve only managed to open your books four, maybe five times, in total outside of school hours. Your parents and teachers had both been pushing at you to study more and every day you would … More You CAN do it! Proving the doubters wrong on results day

Parents, are smart phones distracting students from exam success?

We all love our children. But is their smart phone distracting them from exam success? Science has made new discoveries and the answers could free them from Digital Addiction! As a parent you know your teenagers preoccupation with their smart phone is spelling trouble when it comes to studying for exams. It’s a no brainer … More Parents, are smart phones distracting students from exam success?

Girls feel MORE stressed during exams than boys

Female students are more likely to report losing confidence in themselves and have problems concentrating, according to a new study by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). The study found that girls experience much higher stress levels than boys with 40% reporting “losing sleep with worry”, while over 50 per cent felt “constantly under … More Girls feel MORE stressed during exams than boys