GCSEPod Declutters the Working Lives of Teachers

13th September 2017

Hundreds of thousands of teenagers now have access to GCSEPod in schools around the UK and in International schools around the world. With one in every four UK secondary schools signed up to the online study tool, teachers around the country are finding new and innovative ways to use GCSEPod within the classroom, as an […]

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Watch. Learn. Repeat. Short burst learning across 5,000+ Pods

29th August 2017

At GCSEPod we believe in helping students to learn in an efficient and effective way. Give a teenager time to get bored and it is likely that their attention will stray; hit them with a short burst of information, however, and they will be armed with important knowledge by the time they sit down to […]

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How to challenge more able learners with GCSEPod

25th July 2017

Students learn at different speeds and apply themselves in different ways. In particular, the way that students behave during independent learning periods can vary massively across a school. GCSEPod is designed to drive student progress and empower learners to engage with subject matter at their own pace. For low-on-confidence learners and those who are slower […]

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How GCSEPod helps to close the gender gap

20th July 2017

When it comes to studying, there’s a clear and widening gender gap in education – and it’s a global issue. According to an article published in the economist, this is down to 3 clear reasons:  Girls read more  Girls spend longer doing homework  Boys are “too cool for school” However, the introduction of GCSEPod has […]

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Optimising GCSE revision resources: 3–5 minutes of quality, concise content

3rd July 2017

Here’s why short bursts of audio-visual learning are perfect for plugging knowledge gaps. With so many exams squeezed into a narrow window between May and June, the modern GCSE student must be organised if he or she wants to leave enough time to revise for each subject. To handle such tight time restrictions, pupils need […]

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GCSE revision resources: reaching the low-on-confidence student

20th June 2017

A child who is confident in his or her ability to learn is a more engaged student on the whole. One of the key terms being used in directives from the Department for Education is “self-esteem” and the importance of instilling confidence in children. As teachers know, bad behaviour often stems from low self-esteem, which […]

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Pupil Premium Students do better with GCSEPod

17th October 2016

Pupil Premium students at one of our subscribing schools were monitored to see the impact it was really having. The results showed that those who accessed GCSEPod regularly (7 or more times) achieved 75% 5A*-C including English and Maths, compared to Pupil Premium who did NOT access GCSEPod regularly. There are lots of other individual […]

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