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Why the UK A-Level psychology exam is already out of date

Why the UK A-Level psychology exam is already out of date

As two university lecturers, we are concerned about the new psychology A-Level, which has been taught to teenagers since September 2015. Our concern is that the new syllabus is narrow and out of step with much psychological research and practice. This is worrying because for many students, A-Level psychology will be their only formal encounter […] … learn more→

What is the maths behind an exam timetable?

Sweaty-palmed and reciting facts over and over in their heads, the hordes of university and school students sitting down to exams this month will have precious little time to think about how their exam timetable was put together. A typical university student – if there is such a thing – may sit five or six […] … learn more→