What will happen in UK education in 2017?

UK education sector is the model for many countries. It is a vast and diverse sector with a lot of institutions. The organisations are heterogeneous and differ in their size, infrastructure, focus, interest and strengths. The curriculum of the UK education is not same at the national level for schools and universities. However, the education system is based on the principle of providing quality of education. Certain standards are prescribed required to be attained that is some degree of achievement that a student needs to gain to reach a higher level. The UK education institutions are autonomous but are funded by individual bodies. These bodies have to ensure that quality education is provided.

The UK education system involves high competition and is characterised by the set pattern of exams. Students need to achieve a certain score to be awarded for next level. The level of exams in UK schools is becoming harder day by day, and it requires students to achieve higher grades. This has to lead to various kinds of health issues in the teenagers. The students are suffering from mental disorder and depression. This has created a very serious problem as the schools and universities in the UK are becoming difficult for the students day by day. To complete their mission of providing quality education schools are becoming intense for the teenagers. Also, teachers in schools are very much restricted and are forced to follow set guidelines. They are compelled to follow the strong curriculum which is of no use for children in future.

With the innovation and technological change, automation is taking the place of the requirement of human beings in each process. Machines will do a lot of work in future for which universities prepare their students. Also in the world of internet, students go online and study. They prefer to gain expert knowledge by listening to lectures online to gain more information that their teachers are not providing. Also, the jobs of the students are now becoming on a stake. Moreover, the UK education sector has approx 13 percent of the international market, and it contributes about 3 percent to the gross domestic product of the country. It is becoming essential for the schools and universities to change the education pattern so that their existence does not fade.

The world now is imposed by its fourth industrial revolution that is digitisation. The digital age is propelling the education sector to be more innovative with the use of Hi-tech technology. With the evolution of the educational landscape, intuitions need to do things in a way that is efficient and connected. Consolidation of campuses, colleges and classrooms are required to serve larger audiences which will help in coping up with success.

Predictions have been made that in 2017, institutions have to use hybrid IT technology for data storage and management. By doing this schools will be able to manage the process and can ensure compliance with technology will ensure the security of the data. A holistic security education will be emphasised as due to digitalisation access to the internet will be increased. It will become essential for the schools to provide end to end security to the IT infrastructure. It is also necessary that safety of students be taken into consideration and protection is done from many cyber attacks and human error breaches. Schools compulsory needs to follow the guidelines issued by the government to safeguard the children. In 2017, as the education of a student is no longer will be in the four walls of the classroom the curriculum will revolve around the media, digitalisation and cyber crime.

Also, it has been identified that the UK education needs a shift from basic subjects of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). It is becoming important to adopt cyber learning skills to compete globally. In the UK it has been seen that students lack interest in learning the basic subjects (STEM). This has lead to decrease in the talent of the STEM skills. Also, the topics in which students are interested there is the lack of the desperate talent who will teach the subjects of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence. On the part of UK education system, it is becoming very important that it invest in teachers who are talented, skilled and expert. This will encourage and help the students in learning the new subjects in which they are interested.

In 2017 the concept of immersive learning is taken into consideration which will help technology in becoming the tool for learning. 3D printers, Google cardboards will be introduced by the schools for every student which will assist in making the educational environment more interactive. The four-walled classrooms will be no more in the education industry in 2017.

UK government is also making lots of reforms which will help in changing and supporting the Education system. It is making a broad range of reforms relating to fees, quality and administration. Also, the focus is on primary provisions for Teaching Excellence that will aim at increasing the funds for investment in skilled teachers and introducing reputational and financial incentives schemes. The reform packages will help in ensuring quality education with increasing level of employment opportunities for the graduates.

As education industry is emerging as the new frontier, institutions need to realise that by just buying the technology is not enough. It is essential that the transformation is very well implemented which will help in reaping the results from digitalisation. For successful education system, it is necessary that change is recognised on time which will contribute to support the future generation to learn and lead.

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Private tuition market in the UK

Private tuition is known as the hidden secret of British education and is known as shadow education in the UK. They have been precursor and alternative to the schooling and were established for teaching children of wealthy families. It is defined as academic teaching outside of state provision for which tutor is paid in salary usually by tutee’s parents. The tutee’s education usually takes place at their home, where tutor assists their student in improving their knowledge related to the respective subject or for other competitive exams. It has largely remained in the shadow of private schools and home schools which were considered best for British students. Estimates have suggested that the industry is worth several billion pounds, but it lacks regulation as it is an unregulated industry and much of tutoring is informal. Therefore it is difficult to get an accurate picture of the UK market of private tuition.

A survey conducted by UK government found that tuition industry is generally a small scale industry. However, contrary to the belief, private tuition market is expanding and has changed as per changing economic factors and has become increasingly structured and commercialised. It has now been rendering teaching services to millions of students throughout in the UK. Many surveys have found that most of the tutors are university students who are seeking additional income by teaching children at the secondary level. Another group of tutor includes state-employed teachers, as well as, retired teachers from their respected government school. They work either individually or through an agency.

Private tutoring provides an opportunity for parents to help their children to get better academic success. Usually, it is associated with one on one instruction, but in recent years, Small-group and large-group instruction methods and online type of private tutoring have also come into existence. Small-group class tuition ranges from 3 students per tutor, whereas large-group class tuition has >=10 students per tutor. According to a recent survey, half of the private tutoring in the UK is conducted through one on one instruction, which is 78% followed by small-group class tuition which occupies 12% of private tuition. In a recent survey, it was found that average cost of one to one tutoring in a subject like maths is £21 per hour and in English is £24 per hour. The average cost of online tutoring was found to be £32 per hour. The majority of tuition arranged by private agencies takes place in student’s home and normally lasts for one hour.

In recent years and with the advancement of internet, the online internet is gaining popularity. In the UK, online tuition is conducted majorly through either Skype or MSN messenger. Tutors who teach online teach mainly at the secondary level with maths and science being dominant subjects. Other subjects which are taught online are English, humanities, arts and foreign languages. Furthermore, greater numbers of tutors in the UK are in favour of giving online tuition as there is increasing trend of income generated through teaching online as most of the students have access to the internet and are capable enough to get coaching online instead of going to tuition class for their studies. Moreover, it is convenient for tutors also to teach online as it saves their cost and time incurred in travelling. In addition to this, parents of students also are in favour of online tutoring because of convenience and lack of tutors in their local areas.

As private tuition is an unregulated industry, tuition agencies are bracing themselves to change by going online. They have tried to bridge the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students by providing coaching to later one at nominal fee online. So to evaluate private tuition agencies in the UK, some models were developed. The first model developed is Tutor Hunt which was founded in 2005 with the objective of providing affordable tuition to everyone in the UK.  It has over 50,000 tutors. It is a web-based service which allows tutees to directly access to tutors which they feel is most suitable to them. It charges tutees one off fees which is nominally £19.99. Tutor Hunt has created a foundation, which uses some of the profits made through the website to sponsor various school clubs, programmes and events. It ensures that private tuition does not become reserved for the elite group but is readily available for needy students and its benefit is spread as far as possible.

Another is Tutorfair which was founded in 2012 as a marketplace to put tutors in contact with potential tutees. Currently, Tutorfair has over 30,000 tutors on its database, with about 8,500 fully registered. Through Tutorfair’s web platform, tutees contact tutors with no charge and help them to locate an appropriate local tutor. Since its inception, thousands of tutees have found tutors through this organisation. It is mostly funded directly by sales made on Tutorfair website. An optional 5% price is paid by the customer who undertakes and coordinates tuition programmes in London’s under- privileged students in lieu of providing free tuition for one of their children. This free tutoring covers preparations for 11+ exams, A-level and university preparations. Moreover, it provides facilities for students from economically low background to get good tutors for their studies.

Thus, although private tuition is a shadow education in the UK, yet it is gaining popularity in the country. If effectively implemented, it has the potential to reinforce an education system which would be easily available for each and every student from different backgrounds. Public sponsored education policies fell short of meeting expectations of parents of the students. In this case, a private tuition is a viable option as it would provide an option to parents to fulfil their goal of increasing academic performance of their children. With the adaptation of innovative ideas using online method of tutoring, it has created for itself an opportunity to grow into a mature and stable market generation huge amount of profit.

Seven of the Most Useful Languages to Learn

There is a saying by Nelson Mandela, a former South African legend on the necessity of learning any language. He says-“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” Being able to speak in more than one foreign language enhance a person’s professional skills. Now with the increase in the use of the internet, expansion of the global market and increasing travel opportunities, a person is successful only if he can communicate in a foreign land in their native language. There are many important reasons which would benefit a person in getting success in his/her life by learning a new language. A businessman might be able to expand his business abroad by learning a new language. A person working in an international company may want to learn the language to communicate with his colleagues and position himself for promotion. A travel loving person might learn a new language to explore more about the foreign culture.

English has established itself as a lingua-franca which is spoken globally. Apart from English, there are many languages which are important for communication in certain areas like travel and international businesses. There are seven languages which are important to learn for increasing efficiency in communication skills. They were decided on the basis of relevance in economy and number of speakers throughout the world.

1. Spanish

Spanish is second most spoken language after English in the world. It is spoken in Spain, Latin America, some Central African countries and by Spanish Diasporas in the USA. It is spoken by over 400 million people across the world in 44 countries spanning over 4 continents. Spanish is the easiest language to learn as it is a phonetic language, which means that its words are spoken as they are written. Moreover, learning Spanish has huge financial benefits for doing business and getting a job especially in both Europe and USA, where it is most widely spoken the language after English.

2. French

French is another language with international domination. It is the official language of France, West, Central and East Africa, Pacific Island countries and also in some states of Canada and USA and is spoken by 29 million people worldwide. It is second most learned language after English. French dominates in telecommunications, energy production, pharmaceuticals, aeronautics, nuclear energy and so on. Furthermore, it is also official language many international offices like UN, NATO and Red Cross. A person with fluency in French can land himself in administrative, consultant and non-profit jobs.

3. German

Germany is a vibrant and most common language which is spoken by 90 million people. It is the official language of Germany and Austria and spoken widely across various regions of central and northern Europe. Germany is an economic powerhouse on the world stage. Many international companies related to automobiles, banking like BOSCH, BMW, Deutsche Bank, etc. are German companies. Germany companies are operating all over the world and are known for quality, intelligence and craftsmanship. Anyone interested in doing business with German people has to first learn their language.

4. Japanese

Japanese is native to Japan and is spoken by 122 million peoples. The Japanese economy is one of the strongest in the world. They dominate automobile, financial and communication sectors. Japan is the third biggest producer of the automobile and is leading power in mobile technology. Many Japanese companies like Honda, Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Softbank, Sony, Panasonic, etc. dominate whole over the world. Now with increasing trade in Pacific Rim and Asia and strong economic ties with Japan with countries like USA and India has made learning Japanese a valuable and financial option.

5. Mandarin

It is the official language of the Republic of China and is largest spoken language across the world with 845 million as native speakers. It is one of the official languages of UN. It is relatively difficult to learn and write. It has the largest population with the world’s greatest and most powerful economy. Learning Mandarin is useful especially in diplomatic and military professionals in case of handling China. Moreover, it is one of the important languages in business industry as it gives an opportunity to trade with a billion people across the globe. Employment prospects for persons with fluency in Chinese are on the rise as teachers and translators for IT, pharmacy and chemical companies. Moreover, Chinese is also in demand for movie titles in Chinese film industry and for scientific research projects across various universities in China, as well as, in the world. A person with the knowledge of Chinese language would land himself in Jobs like International business, tourism and hospitality industry, diplomatic services, teaching and translation and interpretation across various MNC’s located across the world.

6. Portuguese

Portuguese is fifth most widely spoken language across the world which is spoken in Portugal, Brazil and some former Portuguese African colonies like Angola with native speakers of about 21.8 million people. Learning Portuguese has a major prospect in logistic, business and agriculture especially in Brazil, which is an emerging economy. As most of the Portuguese Africa has an abundance of natural resources, therefore learning it would be beneficial in minerals, iron and steel, coffee industries.

7. Arabic

Arabic is third most common and eighth most spoken language spoken by 300 million people spread throughout 57 countries of West Asia and North Africa. It is also one of the official languages of UN. Arabian countries are rich in petroleum and wealthiest region of the world with $600 billion of GDP and so learning Arabic provides a great scope in petrochemical industries located throughout the Arabian nations. Moreover, this language also provides great opportunities in tourism, journalism, military and government jobs.

How to Say “Peace” in 30 Languages

Do you remember 21st September? Since 1982, all counties within the United Nations have been celebrating this day as a holiday. Yes, it is the International Peace Day. As per an African proverb “Peace is costly but it is worth expense”, thus start your day with a smile and maintain peace within your life and also in your surroundings

UN celebrates the Peace day by ringing the Peace Bell at the New York Headquarters.

There is a fun fact about the bell. If you closely look at the bell then you will see that the bell is made of melted coins. The more interesting fact is that the coins have been actually donated by children from different countries except Africa.

This is a meaningful representation of Peace because the unity in making the bell shows that unity, love and harmony among people are the major factors that will help in maintaining world peace. People of US dedicate this day as the World peace day and different humanitarian activities are conducted on this day.All countries and all people generally prefer peace over war and that is completely justified. War cannot solve any issue. It is not possible to find solutions by killing thousands of innocent people and by dropping bombs over countries.

Since Peace is an integral part of our life and we have fought so many wars to sustain peace in our countries, then wouldn’t it be interesting to know the different ways in which Peace is pronounced in 30 major languages. The Internet Internationalisation community has successfully taken the step of introducing the list of names in which Peace is pronounced in different languages. This has acted as a great step of unity among the nations. Religions may not be same for all people and language barrier may also separate one person from another, however, “peace” is one word which is common to all and has the power of binding everyone together. Hence don’t be surprised when you see the 30 different names of peace.

Wouldn’t it be great if you are knowledgeable about the different names of peace? You will then be able to communicate with any person of any language and the first word you will say is the word “Peace”. Some of the general names of Peace are already known to you. Like in Hindi we call it “Shanti”, in Hebrew we commonly say the word “Shalom”, again in Bengali we say “Shanti”. So there are different names for Peace, but some are related to each other. It will help you to develop a strong relation with that individual at the very first meeting.

The following list will show you the names of Peace in 30 major languages:

1. Afrikaans: Vrede
2. Aragonese: Patz
3. Arabic: سلام (salām)
4. Haitian Creole (Kreyol): Lapè
5. Aymara: Hacaña
6. Bulgarian: Мир (mir)
7. Bengali: শান্তি (śānti)
8. Tibetan: ཞི་བདེ (zhi-bde)
9. Catalan: Pau
10. Welsh: heddwch
11. Danish: Fred
12. German: Friede
13. Greek: Ειρήνη (iríni)
14. Esperanto: Paco
15. Spanish: Paz
16. Basque: Baké
17. Persian/Farsi: صلح (solh)
18. French: Paix
19. Irish: Síocháin
20. Manx: Shee
21. Hebrew: שלום (shalom)
22. Hindi: शांति (śānti)
23. Japanese: 平和 (heiwa)
24. Dutch: Vrede
25. Polish: Pokój
26. Russian: Мир (mir)
27. Scots: Pace
28. Thai: สันติภาพ (santipap)
29. Turkish: Barış
30. Italian: Pace

Now when you leave a separate country, go for a holiday or travel for the business purpose, you will have one thing in common that is the knowledge about the word “Peace”. This knowledge will help you to mix with new people and make a cordial relationship with the people. So go on applying your general knowledge and show your skills to the other people so that they can relate to you on one particular ground that is the “Peace”. Finally, you can see different countries taking different initiatives for promotion of peace, but you as an individual can take a small initiative which will not even cost you a penny. Just learn the name of Peace in different languages and then create a positive impression among your friends in other countries and generate a harmony situation within different countries.

20 Tips, Tricks and Ideas for Teaching 6th Grade

Are you facing a problem with a 6th grader? Not able to manage the tantrums of the 6th-grade students? We understand your problem. We know how difficult it is to manage the 6th-grade students. As a teacher even you have experienced that teaching and managing the other grade students are not at all difficult. But in a case of 6th-grade students, you must see the view of the school from the perspective of the students. The students reading in 6th grade are new to the Middle school, thus a change in the environment makes them irritating in nature, and it takes them some time to adjust to the situations and external environment.

But when you can mix with the 6th graders comfortably, you will discover the exuberant and bubbly confidence in the students. As a teacher, you will find pleasure in teaching these newly developed brains. Middle school is a new experience for the children who are being promoted to 6th grade. The middle school environment teaches the children to become independent and responsible. So as a teacher you should act as a guide in nurturing these new brains and help them develop the overall position.

Here are some of the tips that will help you as a teacher to help the 6th-grade students in developing their educational career.
  • Create comfortable situation
    Your students are new to the Middle school so make them comfortable first rather than focusing on teaching them from the very first day. Create games and interactive sessions within the classroom premises and make your students comfortable with each other.
  • Develop mind of the students
    Only intelligence will not help in developing the minds of the students. Use some interactive quiz sessions and puzzles for the students. The brainstorming activities will help in developing the mindset of the students.
  • Tackle perception and identity of students
    Students attending the middle school for the first time may face the problem of identity crisis and may develop negative perceptions about the types of teachers and treatment they will receive in the middle schools. Your duty in this regard is to make them feel comfortable by empathising with them and developing emotional attachment with them.
  • Ask easy questions
    Always remember that you are dealing with kids and not adults, so start with asking easy questions that will make them feel happy in the classroom.
  • Prevent bullying
    Around 40% of the 6th graders are well acquainted with internet services and thus engages themselves in cyberbullying activities. You as a teacher will be required to prevent the instances of cyberbullying by making them understand the negative effects of this habit.
  • Manage the changing behaviours
    You may often face situations where you will encounter two kids fighting with each other over some petty issue. In that situation never punish or scold any of the students because in doing so you are creating a negative impression about yourself in the minds of the students. Rather assess their behaviour and make them understand.
  • No name students
    You will always face a situation where you will find projects and essays submitted with no names on it. Do not worry about this fact because this is a very common aspect among the children within this age range. So make this practice a fun activity by introducing a “No name” rack.
  • Develop sense of humour
    Joke with you students! This is a good way of interacting with the students and makes them feel at home.
  • Take care of their opinions
    Make your student feel important and take their opinions and decisions in different matters.
  • Use novels and storytelling techniques
    Introduce a novel reading and storytelling session in between the hectic schedule of study.
  • Make the students read
    Make your students read out aloud from some parts of the text so that their pronunciation and reading habit is developed.
  • Get feedback from students
    This is important for you as a teacher because the feedback from the students about the types of teacher you are will help you to understand the type and quality of teaching process you are following
  • Arrange for plays
    Arrange for one act plays in the classroom premises and help them become more creative.
  • Make a habit of reading newspaper
    Tell your students to bring their respective newspapers along with them to school so that you can develop their current affairs knowledge.
  • Teach them maths
    Maths is important, and from the 6th grade the maths becomes difficult so start teaching them
  • Initiate group projects
    Encourage the students to enter into different group projects which will help in building friendship among the students.
  • Stock novels in classroom
    Build a stock of novels in the classroom which will help the students to develop their external reading habits.
  • Teach them to research
    Help the students to conduct in-depth research on every topic so that they develop the researching habits.
  • Assist them to develop positive thoughts
    Introduce the system of “Thought of the day” this will help your child to read at least one good thought every day.
  • Introduce entertainment in classroom
    Don’t be a boring teacher! Make the class interesting and arrange for a knowledgeable movie show in the classroom every alternate Saturdays.

How to improve teaching and learning in the classroom

A Teacher plays a very important role in a student’s life. Schools, parents and teachers are the forefronts of a student’s educational life. The success of a student is very much depended upon the teacher as a student is in continuous contact. As teaching and learning is an integrated process, good teaching methods and techniques will help students to learn things faster. It will provide guidance and help in enhancing skills which are connected with future in order to be successful. Good teaching practices are needed in order to improve the quality of life and foster development.

Classrooms learning method is considered as one of the effective methods of learning. For many of the students, their learning process and development takes place in classrooms. It is very necessary that a teacher must adapt teaching techniques that ensure effective learning opportunities and produces a lot of educational benefits. Teachers must examine the classrooms carefully and must keep all the factors in mind which will help to implement the new and effective teaching techniques.

A good teaching technique will help the students to learn and memorize lessons faster and will increase the chances of success.

  • Analyzing the understanding level

Before starting to teach a new lesson teacher must conduct the formative assessment to know how much knowledge students are having on the topic. While teaching regular assessment is needed in different ways. It is necessary to identify the areas in which students are comfortable or are facing difficulties. At the end of the lesson, the teacher should conduct a summary session to know what students have learned. It is always better to simultaneously work on areas in which students are facing problems instead of working when the problem becomes a major issue.

  • Enhance learning through application

Students learn and retain fast when they have been given the opportunity to apply what they have learnt. It becomes difficult to understand by just sitting and listening to lectures. By practically doing learning and understanding becomes easy. Whenever possible teachers must assign projects to the students for helping them to explore their knowledge and put their learning to work. For example- projects on various subjects like maths, science, English, Hindi can be given to students as a part of their homework. This will allow students to learn the basic concept and enhance their knowledge.

  • Enhancing students engagement

A teacher should try to engage with his student in order to make the student feel comfortable. The teacher must memorise the names of all the students in the classroom. They must interact with students frequently in order to understand the capacity of the student. Sending emails, attending various events, designing activities that will require teachers involvement are some of the things which will increase students engagement with the teachers. Students are human beings with full of lives; teachers must share values, experiences with them. This will help in gaining the students confidence and encouraging them. Teachers should love their students and should mix with them.

  • Regularly tracking progress and providing feedbacks

Imparting knowledge to the students is not enough. Learning also takes place when students know about the areas where they are lacking. Teachers must track the performance of the students in order to analyze the problem area. By assigning homework, practice exercises, conducting exams teachers can assess students performance.  Providing feedbacks to the students is necessary to help them identify what they have learned. Timely suggestions will help students in assessing their knowledge and competencies. Communicating with students and helping them in knowing their strengths and weakness will help in the progress of the student.

  • Capturing the interest of students

Any method of teaching will be also of no use if students are not interested. It is very necessary for a teacher to identify the areas of interest of the students and then to apply effective teaching technique. Before starting a lesson or at the time of formative assessment teacher should try to create curiosity in a student in order to gain the attention. A teacher can use creative methods like visual images, brainstorming, and storytelling to help students to generate interest in the lesson. This is considered as one of the challenging tasks on the part of a teacher.

  • Encouraging cooperation practices

Actual learning takes place in the environment which involves a lot of interaction. Group learning always provides better results as it involves discussions and sharing of ideas. It enhances the understanding power of a student and improves the thinking process. Teachers must assign group tasks like projects, presentations, case studies to the students. Students must share their viewpoints and should provide feedbacks to one other on the work assigned.

  • Praising and Motivating Students

The self-confidence of the students increases when they are praised. They feel encouraged and motivated. Teachers must praise the work of the student which will enhance their interest and performance. Phrases like to keep it up; good work, congratulations boost the confidence and self-esteem of the students. The words of encouragement will motivate students to put their efforts and work better.

  • Practicing Active Learning Techniques

Teachers must adopt active learning techniques in the class in order to create excitement and engagement. Just sitting in the class listening and memorizing will not help the students to learn. In order to gain knowledge and to develop the desire for learning in, students teachers must practice those activities which fulfill the learning objectives. Learning styles which require the involvement of all the human senses are the best. Classroom discussions, the involvement of technologies, giving presentations and answering questions makes the class attentive and active.

In the end, it can be said that it is very necessary for the teacher to understand the level of the student. Students must feel connected with the teachers. Teachers must frequently communicate with the students and should provide regular positive and negative feedbacks. This will help students to understand the areas which need a lot of efforts. Teachers should try to become a role model for the student to help them in enhancing their learning and to achieve success.

10 Tips To Score Higher Marks In Statistics Exams

Statistics as compared to the other subjects hold a distinct position in the list of subjects. The terminology, lengthy calculations and a list of formulae to be remembered are enough to shoo away the students from studying the subject. The first timers often get confused and show a lack of interest in learning. However, Statistics might seem to be a difficult subject, but with consistent efforts, it can be the most scoring subject as well.

So, for students who have fear for the subject must follow the below mentioned few points to score well in Statistics.

I.     Constant efforts leads to success

Statistics is not a theory subject that could be learned just a day before the exam date. Various formulae and equations have to be memorized as well as practiced several times in order to attain perfection. A study schedule must be maintained from the beginning of the semester so that a consistent progress for study can be obtained easily. All you have to do a couple of days before exams are to revise as all your course would be completed much in advance. This schedule will help you to score higher in the exams and will make learning an easy process. Learn at least 3-4 formulae every day to excel in exams.

II.  Apply different learning strategies

While studying a student has to use various methodologies to learn and remember things. In the case of Statistics, it is necessary for the students to realize that just by cramming they would not be able to score high. Different kind of learning strategies like understanding and then writing down the points, writing down the tough formulae on a piece of paper and revising as and when free time is there are some of the examples of the techniques that can be mix and matched with the students for getting maximum results. Thus, learning becomes fun and quick as well.

III.   Practice a lot of numerical

There is a phrase, “Practice makes a man perfect.” It implies that the person who has the habit of constantly working towards achieving his goals will definitely reach to a higher level no matter what may come. In the same way, only by memorizing the formulae it is not possible to attain good grades. One must practice a lot of questions for them as well. Solve as many questions as possible available in textbooks, papers, and the internet. In this way, a student will be able to perform self-testing mechanism that will show how much more practice is required.

IV.   Group study will surely help

While studying in alone, the student might get bored and might fall asleep soon. This reduces the time left for studying. Rather, if the students sit together, they can study for long hours. It becomes possible as the students will motivate each other to study and help one another on topics that are difficult. Also, they can give tests to each other and exchange their copies for reviewing the test. Also, each student can take up the topic he/she knows well and explain it to others. This would make the learning process fast. A competition can also be held that how many questions can be solved by each student within a stipulated period of time. The winner will get a reward.

V.  Look at previous papers to analyze the pattern

One can find the previous year’s papers in the library or on the internet. This would help the students to know the paper pattern and can prepare accordingly. Teachers and Seniors can also update the students about the paper pattern and the weight given to each chapter. This will let the students know which chapter carries more marks and also the weak areas that require practice. Knowledge about the type of questions asked in examination allows the students to devise a study plan in an efficient manner.

VI.   Eliminate the repetitive mistakes

Never consider class tests as a burden. They are not for the teacher, but for the students so that they can track their performances themselves. In order to do well in exams, one must know the shortcomings in the learning process, and it is only possible by attending the test series on a regular basis. Once the students know their mistakes, they will be able to eliminate them in the final examination.

VII.   Attend revision classes regularly

After the completion of course revision classes are held by the teachers in order to clear the doubts or revise the tough topics. Students must study the course and analyze the tough topics. He/she should attend the revision class for those topics only. Daily going to the class for all topics would waste time. Therefore, revision classes will help the students to get assistance for their studies at the time of the exam.

VIII.    Carefully read the questions in exam

While attempting the paper read the questions carefully and jot down the given information. This would help you to know what values you have and what you need to find out according to the question. Many times it happens that in haste the students do not read the questions carefully and one part of it remains unsolved. In order to avoid such mistakes try to read each question more than once.

IX.      Analyze charts and graphs minutely

Pie charts and graphs from an evident part of Statistics and students must understand it thoroughly. During exams questions based on these two are often asked. Thus, a student must read and follow all the instructions carefully. The class interval can be a single series value. The values of each axis must be studied carefully and then answer the question must be followed.

X.  Take regular breaks from studies

In order to score high one should not keep o studying for long hours without taking brakes. Some recreational activities are required to be followed in order to keep the mind refreshed. Thus, keep in mind the saying, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”

By following these steps, students can definitely win over the fear of Statistics and make sure that they earn good grades.

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