Lessons in Education from China

Children may start school in China later than their counterparts in Britain, but they start with an appetite that is embedded in their cultural values and is not easily replicated in the West. What can UK education consultants learn?

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Censorship and Personal Freedom in Education

Threats to personal freedom and thought are all around us in the modern age - including in schools and universities. Shouldn't pupils be encouraged to learn and speak their own minds?

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What's so Special about Education in London?

Whether children are from wealthy or more deprived areas, London schools consistently achieve above the national average. What makes them so different?

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Setting an Example: Positive Role Modelling in Schools

Children need strong and reliable role models as they grow up, and never more so than in the classroom. Here's why schools and parents should work together in setting a positive example...

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Tackling the Mental Health Epidemic in UK Schools

Statistics on mental health, bullying, suicide, eating disorders, and unhappiness make damning reading. Peter Tait discusses the epidemic of mental health issues among young people in UK schools.

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Diversity at Oxbridge: Are they Doing Enough?

Diversity debate at Oxbridge Universities: Peter Tait explores whether Oxford and Cambridge are really doing enough to widen the diversity of their entry.

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William Clarence Education consultants set to advocate for British education in Dubai and China.

Officials from leading London Education Consultancy, William Clarence Education, to attend meetings and engagements in China and the Middle East.

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US vs UK Universities – Deciding What’s Right for You

Faced with the choice between applying to university in the US or the UK, it makes sense to first determine what you want out of the experience. Both systems offer excellent options for a fine education but have distinct points of difference.

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Growing Aspirations Alongside Education

Raising aspirations could be the key to raising academic standards in British schools. Time to encourage our children to be more ambitious?

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William Clarence Education expands its international team of advisors with two high-profile new members

William Clarence Education expands its international team of advisors with two high-profile new members. The London-based education consultancy announced this week the arrival of two leading names in the industry, joining its growing team of UK and international education advisors.

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Want to see what your kids are capable of? Stop giving them things

What happens when children have to spend time together and don’t have any toys at hand? They improvise. They imagine. They make up worlds...

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Why we need a new History curriculum

There is much in our country’s story that can fascinate and entertain, but in the limited time we have allocated to teaching history, we have to make choices. Here's why we need a more outward-looking, contextual history curriculum in UK schools...

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Two New University Placement Consultants Appointed by William Clarence

The leading London education consultancy welcomes aboard two exceptional team members, taking on key new roles within the firm’s established University Placement and US College Admissions departments.

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Increase in summer holiday private tuition

In the past year, there has been an 120% increase in the number of parents seeking summer holiday private tuition.

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Double nomination for William Clarence Education Consultants at the EducationInvestor Awards 2017

Following the announcement of the Education Investor Awards Finalists this month, the leading London education consultancy couldn’t be happier to be nominated.

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A Rising trend in Homeschooling

While the continued rise in home education in the UK has prompted concerns, if done correctly, home schooling can be highly beneficial, with children receiving bespoke, one-to-one tuition that provides a supportive and liberating learning environment.

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Applying to US Universities – What You Need To Know

The key to admission at a prestigious US college is positioning oneself to stand out from the crowd. Our US College Admissions Consultant, Susie Cochin de Billy, offers her advice on applications...

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China and Education

Why we should make it a cardinal point of policy to build understanding with China through expanding, not just trade links but also – and perhaps especially – cultural and educational exchanges as well

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London Day School Waiting Lists

Now that the throes of the London Day School testing are over, a number of parents will find themselves with waiting list offers. Lucy Watts, former Headmistress of Eaton House, Belgravia, has some guidance on how to manage the next few days before School acceptance dates.

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Residential and Home Schooling

What can parents do to help their children stand out from the crowd? We look at the benefits of home schooling in a variety of scenarios.

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