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7 Learning Disability-Related Courses to Kick-Start Your Career

June 19, 2019
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It’s currently Learning Disability Week so it’s the ideal time to become more aware about different types of disability. Do you want to understand the issues that people with learning disabilities face? Maybe you want to specialise in special[...]
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Is Carers Week Important?

June 12, 2019
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What is Carers Week? Carers Week is a national campaign to raise awareness about carers and the fantastic work they do. Carers come in different shapes and forms. Other than those who choose care as a full-time job, there are plenty of unsung heroes that[...]
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Teaching Assistant Courses: The Best Way to Get a Job as a TA – 2019

May 15, 2019

The role of a teaching assistant (TA) in a well-run school is so popular that getting such a job can be difficult. However, the effort is well worthwhile. There are many things you can do to help you secure the position. So, along with comprehensive details[...]
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Why Celebrate National Vegetarian Week And How To Get Involved

May 13, 2019
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This week (13th – 19th May) is National Vegetarian Week in the UK. NVM is all about celebrating and embracing vegetarianism and spreading awareness about the benefits of a meat-free diet. So, what better time to learn about the diet that more than[...]
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5 Studying Superfoods

April 25, 2019

We all know that we need to eat five portions of fruit and veg to be healthy. But do you know that there are foods that not only keep your body fit, but your mind too? In fact, the food we eat is one of the most important factors that impact on how productive[...]
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World Social Work Day: 5 Reasons Why You Should Start Training As A Social Worker

March 19, 2019
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A Career to be Proud of! For many people, social work is something they feel passionate about. However, for career-changers, or those without the correct qualifications, it can be hard to know where to start. What many people don’t realise, however,[...]
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Top 10 Guided Reading Strategies and Resources for Teaching Assistants

March 7, 2019
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Your Guide to Guided Reading! Remember the struggle of learning to read. Becoming fully literate can take years of persistence, effort and support. Of course, those among you who are already teaching assistants will know this all too well. As a teaching[...]
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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 16, 2019
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The next 12 months could take your career in an entirely new direction. Make your New Year’s resolutions count in 2019 and focus on your future. Where did it all begin? New Year’s resolutions have a long history. 4000 years ago the Babylonians began[...]
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Anjuma Begum: How to Balance Work, Family, Study and a Social Life

January 10, 2019
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Anjuma was one of the many students we were proud to assist on their learning journey as she completed an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health. In between a busy schedule filled with work and university exams, we caught up with her during Christmas[...]
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Should You Study Mental Health If You Have Mental Health Issues?

November 26, 2018
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One in five students suffer from mental health issues. Therefore, some of these students will undoubtedly be included in the 20% of individuals who wish to study mental health as a topic. With so many different courses, emerging research, therapeutic[...]
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