Tips to combat plummeting exam results for those who don’t thrive in exams

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“Exam grades plummet.”  With changes to the exam system in the UK, and a greater emphasis on end of year exams rather than course work and modular tests, English GCSE scores have plummeted.  The recently implemented overhaul to the qualifications system was designed to curb potential over-marking by teachers.

 

A move from modular work to final exams

With more emphasis on sitting exams rather than modular coursework for the English and Geography exams (with possibly others subjects following suit in the future), ...

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Limitless Living – How to Expand Your Brain & Potential

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Living a Limitless Life – PART 1

As part of the research that I’m doing for the Limitless Workshop I am running later on this year; Where Personal Development meets Science Fiction meets Neuroscience, I attended a talk with Dr John Arden PhD on How to Rewire Your Brain and facilitate increased performance and greater brain longevity.

It was a fascinating evening, and best of all, it fully supported, reinforced, and indeed backed up the research that myself and ...

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From Failure to Passing with Flying Colours First Time

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Where it really all began . . . . . . .

I often share the story of how my PhotoReading journey got started.  Although people listen with interest, a few have confessed that there is a little part of them that finds it difficult to believe and that a turnaround from such a dire state of affairs could:

  1. Be true.
  2. Be turned around so quickly and in such a dramatic and life changing way.

When I first embarked upon my ...

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Can 2 5-minute bursts really help change your life?

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We did 2 x 5-minute sessions and life will never be quite the same again . . . . . .

I had another one of those totally mind blowing and amazing: ‘Can it really be this easy’ breakthroughs and moments on my PhotoReading Workshop this weekend.  During the Bonus Belief Change Session on both the Friday and Saturday night I did a few minutes with a delegate who has always been unsure and lacking confidence in how they ...

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Can you read a book without even seeing it? The mystery of Page 84

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THE POWER OF INTUITION  . . . . . .

So I’m on my way to a Secret Book Club organised by Mary Daniels at Alternatives.  It was secret because none of us attendees knew who the guest author was or what the book was about.

I stepped onto the escalators at Tottenham Court Road tube station and found myself wondering what the evening had in store and what the book was going to be.  I was also thinking about ...

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From 3 Failures to Exam Success – Why some good students go to mush in exams

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STUDENT STUDY TIPS PART 1

So, only a few weeks to go until you will be sitting in that exam room.  I have worked with many students; children, teenagers,  adults, those going back to professional or post graduate study, an many of them studied really hard and knew their stuff, yet when it came to exam time and getting it out on paper and showing the examiner what they knew, disaster.

One particular client always comes to mind when I do talks ...

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What Does It Take To Become An Expert In Your Field? Some of the Answers Are Probably Sat Right In Front of You

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Can you imagine the knowledge that comes from reading a book a week, every week, for 17 years?  That’s a whopping 850 books in that timeframe if you have a couple of weeks off each year for Christmas!

For many people I am sure that is a daunting task.  Number 1, would you have the time or mental discipline for such an endeavour?

Number 2, if you did it, would you be able to retain, remember and recall that information for application ...

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