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Two hours' homework a night linked to better school results

Publié par carmion le 29/03/2012

Jeevan Vasagar

Spending more than two hours a night doing homework is linked to achieving better results in English, maths and science, according to a major study which has tracked the progress of 3,000 children over the past 15 years.

Spending any time doing homework showed benefits, but the effects were greater for students who put in two to three hours a night, according to the study published by the Department for Education.

The finding on homework runs counter to previous research which shows a "relatively modest" link between homework and achievement at secondary school.
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"Two hours' homework a night linked to better school results", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2012. Consulté le 24/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/two-hours-homework-a-night-linked-to-better-school-results