Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study published in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. The study is based on the Shamatha Project, a major investigation of the cognitive, psychological and biological effects of meditation led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, Center for Mind and Brain.
Statistically, white British pupils perform worse at school than those from an ethnic minority background, says Chris Dunne. London’s ethnic composition drives better academic results.
Cost to nation’s economy $20bn over six years, with students at bottom of schooling system falling further behind.
Educational inequality has cost the Australian economy more than $20bn, as well as contributing to the widening gap between rich and poor, new research has found.
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Dr. Dimitris Thanasoulas has been teaching English across the board for many years, and translating literary and other books from and into English. He holds a PhD in Linguistics and the Psychology of Education from King’s College, London,an MA in Applied Linguistics from Sussex University, and a BA in English Literature and Linguistics from Athens University.
Students with exams this summer should study for seven hours a day over the Easter holidays, an education expert has said.
Barnaby Lenon, chairman of the Independent Schools Council, published the advice on the council's website.