The Audiopi Blog

Welcome to the Audiopi blog, where we will be posting information and articles about audio and education, hearing from our teachers and academics and publishing posts which will engage, inspire and entertain.

How and where to revise

You'll find plenty of advice about the dos and don'ts, online and from teachers. The key thing to remember is that revision is actually a very personal thing. What works really well for one person won't work at all for another. Read more

Marginal Gains - The Key to Success

It's quite likely that you have heard of the term. You might even know a little bit about it, but here we will explain everything you need to know about the theory and how you can use it to improve your exam performance. Read more

6 Reasons Why Students Should Listen To Podcasts

There are various reasons why listening to podcasts is beneficial to students in all aspects of life. Not only are they easy to use with an internet connection, they are creative, interesting, bursting with information and perfect for the multitaskers among us. Read more

5 ways to get exam ready

The months leading up to your final exams can be an exciting yet stressful time for students and although you will feel a certain amount of pressure at this vital time in your life, there are steps you can take to ease it. Read on for our 5 top tips on getting exam ready. Read more

7 Tips For Planning and Organising Your Studies

Life as a student can be a daunting process and effective management is the best way for you to achieve your maximum long-term potential. If you are more slap dash than strategic or find yourself cramming a weeks worth of study into one afternoon, then it's time to put a plan into place. Read on for our top tips on how to plan and organise your studies. Read more

The New GCSE 9-1 Framework - A Student Guide

If you are a student currently preparing for your GCSE’s or are due to move into Secondary school in in September, you will have heard about the new GCSE overhaul which is currently taking effect in schools across the UK this year. Far from being something to be worried about, the new style grades are designed to help you perform better in your learning and examinations.. Read more

6 Active Listening Tips For Students

In today's fast paced world with it's many distractions, active listening is a vital skill that some students may struggle with on a daily basis. This is not surprising given a study carried out by Get In Front Communications, which found we think at anywhere between 1000-3000 words per minute, yet only listen at a rate of 125-250 word per minute. Read more

The Benefits Of Audio For Students


According to Apple's quarterly financial report, approximately 390million ipods were sold all over the world up to December 2014, that's a lot of headphones plugged into the ears of the aptly named “net generation”. Along with portable mp3 players, multi function smartphones have allowed people to use their handset in a number of ways, including as an audio device. With the rise of technology comes the rise of a new way of learning for students via podcasts. Podcasts provide all the information a student needs in audio form. The benefits of podcasting being introduced as an educational tool are well documented across the web but, what's in it for the students? Read more

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