Articles by

Connie Kulis-Page

Connie is a British copywriter and independent artist. She spent her childhood in the UK before travelling and teaching in East Asia and now lives in beautiful Vienna with her husband and boston terrier. With a first class degree in contemporary performance, she believes that creativity and play are integral to a successful education and indeed a happy life. She spends her free time in galleries, up mountains, wandering in the wild and slurping coffee with close friends.

What Are Open Evenings? How To Get the Most Out of Them

Do you have open evenings coming up? Find out how to get the most out of them as a parent. Our guide gives you all the tips.

Rainy Day in Birmingham: 10 Kid-Friendly Weatherproof Ideas

Check out this list of engaging activities for a rainy day in Birmingham that you (probably) haven’t done before – all with a focus on education and culture.

When Do the Kids Go Back to School? Important Dates for Your Calendar

When do the kids go back to school? A guide to UK school term dates for parents in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Back to School Shopping on a Budget: Best Tips, Tricks, and Deals

A guide to back-to-school shopping on a budget, including a list of the top deals as well as how to prepare a budget and make your purchases last longer.

Summer Slide: How It Happens and the Best Ways to Beat It

What is the summer slide? And how might it affect your children? Read on for the ultimate GoStudent guide to summer slide and the best ways to beat it.

What Leaving Cert Subjects Are Needed for Engineering? A Guide to Getting Your Dream Job

Learn about entry requirements to study engineering in Ireland, what Leaving Cert subjects are needed, the best engineering universities and much more.

What Makes a Tutor Unique? How to Offer the Best Tutoring Experience

Here’s how to offer the best tutoring experience, from making a great first impression to understanding your student, lesson planning and setting homework.

Creative Tutoring Tips: Get Your Students Excited About Summer Learning

Use these free GoStudent summer schedules to create a plan for your students and support their ongoing development throughout the summer months.

Five Top Time Management Skills for Tutors

Read on for five essential time management skills that will improve your online tutoring so you can balance your workload and make the most of lesson time.

Raising Boys and Girls: Does Gender Influence the Way We Parent?

Are we wholly responsible for our child’s personality? Are there fundamental differences between boys and girls? Let’s take a look at the evidence so far.

DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas – With Free Printable Template

Read on for the origins of Father’s Day, top tips on how to make it special in 2022 as well as DIY Father's Day gift ideas and a free printable download!

What Leaving Cert Subjects Are Needed for Law? A Guide to Irish Entry Requirements

Learn about entry requirements to study law in Ireland, what subjects are needed to become a lawyer, the best legal universities and much more.

English as a Second Language: Top 10 English Learning Apps for Kids

GoStudent presents their list of the top ten English learning apps suitable for children learning English as a second language.

The Best Coding Apps for Kids: Help Them Learn How to Programme

Check out the top ten coding apps for kids. Tried and tested by the GoStudent team – these awesome apps are perfect for all the budding coders out there!

COVID-19 at School: My Child Has Tested Positive! What Should I Do?

COVID-19 at school: what parents need to know. The latest information on restrictions in schools and how to care for your child if they test positive.