Author: Emma White

Emma White

A* in resilience – what teenagers do best?

If you were to scan many secondary school websites, state or independent, the single word that constantly catches the eye is ‘resilience’. It’s there, time and time again, shouting resolutely how strength over adversity is an integral part of childhood development, and yet as we face the gradual return to exam normality there is a

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Online teaching: Meeting the challenge

By Yvonne Mason. Yvonne Mason is an historian and freelance English and History teacher and tutor. Having gained a B.A in English Language and Literature, she later gained an M.A in Medieval Studies from Royal Holloway, University of London. In 2001, she established her own practice as a tutor of English and History which has

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Where do we go from here?

The government’s decision to opt for predicted grades in lieu of exams as a solution to the current Coronavirus crisis is an obvious one. There were few viable options, at least options that would offer a smooth and easy solution. From repeating a year to delaying this summer’s exams, all were deemed to come at

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Marking Accurately?

Don’t kid yourself. There are no shortcuts to marking. Teachers and home educators alike scratch their heads to find an easier way forward. In schools, many must search their souls in a bid to find a robust way to satisfy the needs of the school data drop and the performance levels aspired to.  Like it

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The real value of external assessment

November and December are pre-public or mock exam months for many schools. Not surprisingly this year it was a busy time for Mark My Papers marking the full spectrum of subjects for schools across the globe from large UK comprehensives to international schools in Africa.

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International Education Awards-Berlin

We are delighted to announce that Mark My Papers has been shortlisted for the ‘Women In International Education’ New Business/Start Up Business of the Year 2019. We are looking forward to the award ceremony in Berlin in November. This award recognises the important role played by entrepreneurial women in business but more importantly it is

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Supporting teachers to do their best work.

By Dr. Helen Wright MA OXON. EDD, PGCE. Chair of the Advisory Board at Mark My Papers 18th August 2019 The start of a new academic year brings a flurry of emotions for teachers, young and old – excitement, dread, optimism, renewed commitment to making a difference … all of these, bundled in a bubbling

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