BBC Learning launches The Mind Set | BBC Media Centre | toomanysusans

 

BBC Learning has launched The Mind Set, the UK’s first national peer-to-peer coaching network for GCSE and National students.

It’s a bold new campaign which explores exam stress via 12 student coaches who have been there and done it.

Targeting secondary school students across the UK who are about to embark on their own exam journey, The Mind Set will provide support and trusted advice from peers who share common ground across a range of issues students face during this challenging time.

Brand new webpages will host 12 films as well as tips and tricks from The Mind Set coaches….

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BBC Learning launches The Mind Set | BBC Media Centre | toomanysusans

 

BBC Learning has launched The Mind Set, the UK’s first national peer-to-peer coaching network for GCSE and National students.

It’s a bold new campaign which explores exam stress via 12 student coaches who have been there and done it.

Targeting secondary school students across the UK who are about to embark on their own exam journey, The Mind Set will provide support and trusted advice from peers who share common ground across a range of issues students face during this challenging time.

Brand new webpages will host 12 films as well as tips and tricks from The Mind Set coaches….

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http://ift.tt/2mXENGp

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | The Guardian | toomanysusans

This article first appeared in The Guardian in 2013, but remains pertinent today.

A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens.

Read the full text here: Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | The Guardian

A further interview from 2014 the author tells Toby Litt how these ‘safe spaces’ were vital to him as a child, and why their closure endangers our future: Neil Gaiman: Libraries are cultural ‘seed corn’ |The Guardian
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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | The Guardian | toomanysusans

This article first appeared in The Guardian in 2013, but remains pertinent today.

A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens.

Read the full text here: Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | The Guardian

A further interview from 2014 the author tells Toby Litt how these ‘safe spaces’ were vital to him as a child, and why their closure endangers our future: Neil Gaiman: Libraries are cultural ‘seed corn’ |The Guardian

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