Essays Tagged: "General Certificate of Secondary Education"

school based assessment and reporting

ecipients of much assessment information about students, usually in the form of grades, labels, and general-purpose references.Charles Dailey (1971) argues that the credentials assessment system is "i ...

(11 pages) 543 1 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Coping with exams.

coping with examstesting timesby Audrey ThompsonWhich of the following statements is correct?Exams are stressfulRevision causes anxietyExam pressure can m ... s are stressfulRevision causes anxietyExam pressure can make you ill.If your answer is 'yes' to any of the above... then you are not alone.It is no surprise that taking exams is one of the most stress ... doesn't have to be that way.Charlotte Driessler, aged nine, who lives in south London, didn't think of herself as stressed when she took her first major exams -- key stage one -- three years ago. She ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Graduate Work Experience.

o make sure my curriculum vitae was up to date and well presented. I first began to think what type of work experience would I most enjoy and benefit from. I thought I would like to work in a computer ... lacement since I am doing IT as a GCSE and I have a keen interest in it. I went along to the carers office and talked to the carers teacher but he didn't quite have what I wanted so I went home and do ...

(4 pages) 108 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Injustice in Schools - Discursive Essay

e a conclusion. I got an A/A- for this essay because it was not finished.)Is this a phrase that you often hear? I am sure it is, but why are these three words such a significant part of our daily spee ... ause we are living in a barbaric, unjust society? Or is it because we are living with our own ideas of what and how things should be done and when someone else comes with their philosophy on life beha ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Homework, is it relevant?

all ask ourselves is anything relevant. Nevertheless, homework is relevant as it belongs to a part of a tiny percentage of things that are relevant. Homework consists of two things, which are essenti ... ng the homework, and the next day when the homework is being corrected, this learning and recycling of information that was learned the night before comes back and is remembered,2) Writing- Even if th ...

(3 pages) 120 2 3.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Mother language

for them. How ever, some people have an idea that it is better to study in abroad in English. Both of these positions have advantages and disadvantages.If students choose to study in their own countr ... problems, they can go and ask those difficulties from their teachers in their own language instead of feeling shy that may be in their speech. How ever, if there are no facilities in their countries, ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

How social class affects the educational attainment of boys and girls

uctured interviews. These shall not be used as they tend to lead to small samples which are hard to generalise from. However a choice of (other please specify) will be included to allow for individual ... ch school and classes to use, there will be a sample that is large enough and representative of the general population. As closed question questionnaires are being used which inhibit participants' res ...

(17 pages) 144 1 4.4 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Future career

a job or profession for which one is trained and intends to follow all his life, career is also the general course of one's working life, the way he wants to live. Choosing an occupation takes time an ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


'";'"¢;'"“;'"”;'ished markets outside the town walls. These small market towns often became permanent settlements in their own right (Vici).

(1 pages) 599 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

British School System

l 8 or 9 years Middle school 12 or 13 years u p to 16 years Secondary school Ø final: General Certificate of Secondary Education Ø some students go to the sixth form afterw ... fourteen to sixteen pupils taught in groups à relate to subjects and levels for their GCSEs (General Certificates of Secondary Education) Ø now called Technical High School &Atild ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

David Thomas- The Mind Of A Man

During persuasive writing pieces authors try to make you see their point of view as valid. Often times during this process, their writing is compromised by the errors they m ... by the errors they make to prove their point. David Thomas makes many errors in his essay "The Mind of a Man." In his thesis he tries to prove that women are not smarter than men as previously b ... boys are discouraged by female teachers and does not stick to his thesis. He showed a biased point of view that he supported with only anecdotal evidence and studies that contained no numbers or stat ...

(5 pages) 2014 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

English gcse media essay

r stereotypes? Today in the late 1990's we can not escape advertising it bombards us from all types of media and every aspect of our lives. It is a multibillion-pound industry that stereotypes genders ... imed at women. The woman in the advertisement for 'Organza' is pictured next to an enlarged picture of the bottle for the perfume. Both look similar with the curves of the body being translated into t ...

(3 pages) 9 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Evaluate factors, which are held to contribute to boys’ underachievement.

spatial awareness and visual skills (Hannan sited on This means that girls generally start to talk earlier than boys and they are able to learn to read earlier, and they tend ...

(9 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Oral presentation given on the effects of single-sex schooling.

d in both I noticed a huge difference in the behaviour of boys and girls. Girls, on the whole, were generally quieter and more well behaved. They were also able to concentrate for longer periods of ti ...

(5 pages) 37 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What are the major similarities and differences in the education system between Romania and UK

d pupils are assessed at the end of each stage. At the end of Key Stage Four pupils have to achieve General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) in order to continue with further education. If th ... tion they have to follow a further course at the end of which they have to achieve the GCE A-level (General Certificate of Education Advanced Level). From the financial point of view the education in ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Sociological Issues in Education

y to develop it. There are numerous ideas as to what comprises an ideal education. There may be lot of factors come together to make an ideal education (Haralambos, 2000). Deprivation may effect a chi ... mbos, 2000). Deprivation may effect a child's education in many ways. Children that live in poverty often live in the most deprived areas of a neighbourhood (Ball, 2003). These areas often have school ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


did go to university aren't able to experience these trips and remain clueless. Overall schools in general are lacking in providing us with this knowledge. And we have to ask ourselves: how can this ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Which was more important to the Indians - the Buffalo or the Horses?

ians and the horse was used for many different reasons, chiefly for hunting purposes and as a means of transport. They were also a symbol of wealth and crating a means of trade. Personally, I feel tha ... ise their human smell. It was very hard and dangerous for the Indians, and they couldn't carry lots of buffalo away with them, using this method.The buffalo were their main food source and the had to ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History