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Category Archives: Education


What It’s Like To Study English At York

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Having more versatility with your timetable likewise indicates that you can utilise the time to sign up with more societies and even use up a term-time internship, which was precisely what I did! Through the York Careers Website, I got a term-time internship lasting for 12 weeks in Communications, and spent approximately 12 hours a week at the internship, which equates to about 3 days a week. This assisted me gain work experience and employability abilities, and also some additional earnings on the side.

We have film screenings.

We watch movie adjustments of some of the texts in our reading lists (side note: I love how these sessions show up on our timetable as legit compulsory lectures to attend)!

Is Naplan Testing Worth It?

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NAPLAN, which utilizes language and a design of testing that is often foreign to students, strays from the systems integrated in class that promote learning.

Our report discovered that a majority of students did not like NAPLAN and were unsure of its purpose. A bulk reported feelings of tension.

Those who were struggling in maths and/or literacy were the most anxious about whether they would stop working. Worryingly, schools reported that these trainees (whom the tests are created to assist) were typically the ones least most likely to sit the tests. A smaller sized proportion reported particular stress-related conditions such as sleeping disorders, hyperventilation, excessive sweating, nail biting, headaches, stomach pains and migraines.