Skills Booster Effective Revision

This free online course provides students with a highly practical, step-by-step guide to making revision for assessments and exams more effective.

  • 2-5 hours learning time
  • 10 course steps

About this course

We've drawn on the latest research on how students can organise themselves to make the most of time spent revising for assessments and exams.

From the features of an effective revision environment to the science of how we learn, you'll find everything you need in this self-paced course to make your revision effective.

We've also provided some handy course notes and interactive revision planners too!

Enrol on the course now for FREE! And please share this course link with all your school or college friends so that they can also discover the secrets of effective revision!

Who it's for

All students revising for assessments and exams.

Course series

Skills Booster

Course outline

  • An effective revision environment
  • The revision mindset
  • Revision myths
  • How we learn
  • Planning your revision
  • What good revision looks like
  • Using flashcards effectively for revision
  • Effective mindmapping for revision
  • Effective revision notes
  • Using questions and testing in your revision


  • Ruth Tarrant

    Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible for teachers and students.

  • Jon Clark

    Jon is an experienced Economics and Business teacher, author and presenter. Jon also leads tutor2u's innovative work in online teaching and learning.

  • Isobel Dawson

    Isobel is an Economics graduate who trained as a Mathematics teacher before becoming and Economics teacher and then leading an Economics department. She is interested in all aspects of Economics pedagogy, but is particularly eager to find effective approaches for students who find studying the subject more challenging.

  • Cathy Williams

    Cathy is an experienced Head of Department and ex-Treasury economist. She is the author of many Tutor2U resources and a regular contributor to Economics Today. Alongside, Cathy sits on the local Young Enterprise Board and specialises in producing and delivering a wide range of careers and work related resources and programmes.

  • Duncan Hall

    Duncan is Subject Lead for Sociology, History and Politics at tutor2u. Duncan is an experienced teacher, writer and senior examiner.

Free course

You get full and unlimited access to the course content and features.

What's included?

  • 2-5 hours learning time
  • 10 course steps
  • Designed and delivered by highly experienced presenters
  • Track your progress
  • Device-friendly learning platform

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