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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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Skills for the Future: Digital Marketing – Social Media

November 22, 2018
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What Is Digital Marketing? Digital marketing consists of any marketing efforts that make use of an electronic device (desktops, tablets, smartphones, TVs, gaming consoles) to convey a message over a digital channel (websites, social media, search engines,[...]
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How to Become a Marine Biologist: Kristy’s Story

November 19, 2018
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Kristy is living proof that you can achieve your dream career with an Access to HE Diploma from Stonebridge. Kristy completed an Access to HE Diploma (Science) – Biological Science pathway (which has now changed to Biochemical pathway) at Stonebridge[...]
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The Rise of Self-Therapy: Are Counsellors Still Necessary?

November 16, 2018
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The interest in self-therapy has been steadily rising. US-based radio station NPR called it “The Millennial Obsession”. That’s because this generation is the one that contributes the most to the £7 billion self-care industry. It is also the one[...]
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Work Away: Can Teaching Abroad Get You That Gap Year?

November 16, 2018
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Do you like travelling? Ever had a secret desire to take up a gap-year, but life got in the way? Previously reserved for the upper echelons of society, gap years have become a lot more accessible in recent years. The meaning of gap years, and what they[...]
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4 Reasons to Choose Distance Learning

November 15, 2018

When it comes to education people presume that they have to take the traditional ‘school-college-university’ route. But it’s time to break the mould. Education shouldn’t be confined to people’s younger years; it’s a life-long affair. This[...]
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