The Sherpa Blog

STEM, Education and Online Tutoring News from the Sherpa Team.

5 Things to Reflect on Before Hiring a Private Tutor

Since the pandemic began, online learning has become the new norm for many people. As a result, the online learning market has been growing at a rapid pace. In 2019, over a quarter of 11-16 y

Sebastian Owen

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Inspirational Black Pioneers Who Helped Shape Education

Over the last year, #BlackLivesMatter protests have made a very large political and social impact across the world. The group has sparked a commitment for organisations and individuals to edu

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How Do Colours Influence Learning? The Best 3 Colours To Change How You Learn

Be it stopping at a red traffic light or seeing something highlighted, the brain will trigger a response for the human body to react based on different colours. From this perspective, colours

Ethan Carter

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How Online Learning Is Changing Education Due To Coronavirus

In February and March 2020, a global pandemic emerged which affected all industries. This includes the education sector which resulted in the closure of schools all around the world. Conseque

Ethan Carter

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What is Online Tutoring and How Does it Work? The No-Nonsense Guide

Due to COVID-19, online learning has become the new norm for many people. More importantly, with many schools having been closed over the last year, parents have resorted to finding a tutor f

Sebastian Owen

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3,000 Years Later, Tasmanian Devils are back on the Mainland of Australia

Over 3000 years ago, the Tasmanian Devil almost went extinct in the wild of Australia's mainland. However, numbers are now beginning to rise strongly.

Conor Hughes

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A Sixth Mass Extinction Event is Well Underway; ‘David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet’

The knighted BBC broadcaster has been the tranquil voice of nature documentary narration since the beginning of, well, nature documentaries! Attenborough set off to explore the globe in his t

Conor Hughes

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The Psychology Behind Productivity and its Effects on Mental Health

I’ll do it later. After I’ve watched this episode. After football training tomorrow. Everyone has at some point tried to avoid doing work.The big question is; why is it hard to stay productiv

Conor Hughes

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How Airbus Is Revolutionising The Age Of Aviation Through Technology And Education

Hydrogen is becoming a highly talked about fuel because planes currently emit large amounts of pollution.

Ethan Carter

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Maths Teacher up for £1M Prize Thanks to Online Resources

Established by the Varkey Foundation, the Global Teacher Prize, in partnership with Unesco, is now in its sixth year. The 10 finalists are now announced for the prize draw later in the year.

Sebastian Owen

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The Students Ignored by the Coronavirus Legislation

“We don’t believe students will be entitled to reimbursement if the quality is there,” universities minister Michelle Donelan said. “Students are really getting the quality, and they’re getti

Conor Hughes

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Life on Mars? New Developments in the Search

Liquid water is vital for life, so the finding will be of interest to researchers studying the potential for bio-systems elsewhere in the galaxy.

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5 Tips to Become a Lifelong Learner

Reading is one of the best known ways for individuals to increase their knowledge. However, research reveals children today are reading less than ever.

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The Climate Clock, 6 Years to Educate the World

Climate activists who took part in the climate week in New York have unveiled an eye opening ‘Climate Clock’.

Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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