I believe that the most important trait a child can have is a love of learning. With it, they may find confidence in their abilities and discover new and wonderful things about themselves and the world.
Ceri Moss graduated from the University of Cambridge with a BA in Education, English and Drama. Her studies focused on child development and educational inclusion in international contexts, with a special focus on reading acquisition and children’s literature. Having previously taught in Hong Kong, she seeks to bring her own enthusiasm for words to English language learning.
- BA (Education with English and Drama) University of Cambridge
When students are preparing to move to the UK for school or university, they dedicate lots of effort to preparing academically in English, Maths and any other required subjects. However, an area often neglected is History! Whilst it is unlikely a school will set a history-based entrance test, having a basic understanding of key historical events and periods will help students in three key ways:… Read More
If your child is preparing to study overseas in an English-speaking country, you will have probably heard about IELTS (International English Language Testing System). You will also have come across it if, as an adult, you are preparing to emigrate to an English-speaking country such as the UK or Canada. There are two forms of the test: General Training and Academic. Both tests are composed… Read More
Reading aloud with children is a core part of their early exposure to books and stories. For many, it is also a big part of the nighttime routine that enables them to relax and have a screen break before bed. In research conducted in 3000 primary schools in England, daily storytime (reading aloud) increased children’s reading age by 13 months in just one term (Farshore,… Read More
I work with many students at key transitional stages, including those moving from primary to secondary, those relocating overseas, and those preparing for university. Students encounter many different transitions in their education careers, which often come with changes in expectations and their level of responsibility. Increasing responsibility and ownership overlearning helps students build key soft skills such as organisation, time management, deadline management, and goal… Read More
Have you ever woken up and been consumed by a wacky or wonderful dream? I know I have! I used to tell my friends about the funny things I dreamt of, but then I realised there was something more I could do with all this creative brain power. What is dream journaling and how do I do it? As someone who has a lot of… Read More
Choosing which universities to apply to can feel overwhelming. This is particularly true if you’re applying overseas, which makes the options almost limitless. The most important piece of advice I give to students at this stage is to remember this is the place you’ll live and study in for at least three years, so make sure it’s somewhere you want to be. There are a… Read More