Self Development

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Faster

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Faster

By Stephanie Vozza for Fast Company Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to advance their careers, according to a March 2016 study by Pew Research Center. […]

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Learn a new Skill

Learn a new Skill

When you are young, it’s hard to imagine ever being old. Sure, you see elderly people around you who are physically frail and mentally unsound. You know it is possible. But you are convinced it will never happen to you. This mindset continues for decades, until suddenly you realise that […]

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A student in the social care sector

A student in the social care sector

By Vickie Lee A student in the social care sector, Vickie Lee from Bradford University shares with us her story, passion and professionalism. “I can only speak from a health and social care standpoint when talking about experience as this is my area of both academic and personal interest. However, […]

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Work Experience

Work Experience

Work experience and how to make the most of it By Vickie Lee Bradford University studying a BSc (Hons) in Health, Wellbeing and Social Care I’m Vickie, 26 years old and an undergrad at Bradford University studying a BSc (Hons) in Health, Wellbeing and Social Care. I volunteer and coordinate […]

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Lord Sainsbury: ‘There’s been too much focus on apprenticeships’

Lord Sainsbury: ‘There’s been too much focus on apprenticeships’

by Stephen Exley for TES Lord Sainsbury, the architect of the Post-16 Skills Plan, talks to TES about qualifications, awarding bodies – and the importance of colleges as well as apprenticeships. The Post-16 Skills Plan, published in July, set out what the government described as the “most significant transformation of post-16 education […]

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