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

June 19, 2019
Disability sign

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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The Stonebridge College Guide to Becoming an Early Years Practitioner

March 28, 2018

What are the early years? The early years age group describes children aged up to five. The first few years of a child’s life are crucial. Children need to be ready to start school, and that means they must have developed mentally, socially and emotionally. Working[...]
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Esther Adeola: The Mother Who Refused to Give Up on Her Dreams

March 11, 2018
Mothers day card

At Stonebridge, we can’t teach you motherhood, but we’ve got everything else covered. Check out this success story from one of our students. Happy Mother’s Day! Parents are faced with many sacrifices. Education should not be one of them. On Mother’s[...]
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Early Years: An A-Z Guide

November 23, 2017
child playing with blocks

Do you want to pursue a career in early years education? If you have always dreamed of becoming an early years practitioner, but you don’t have the relevant qualifications, now is the time to act. Embark upon our Diploma for the Early Years Workforce[...]
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Access new roles with our Child Care and Education course

October 6, 2017
Level 3 childcare course

Are you passionate about supporting children and young people, but don’t know how to make a career change? Many people feel unfulfilled in their job, but don’t have the time to explore other options. Stonebridge College courses are designed[...]
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What skills do you need to become an early years practitioner?

May 25, 2017
Become a preschool assistant through online training

With more parents than ever before returning to work, the childcare industry is booming. For employees, it’s a flexible career path that fits around family commitments and frequently comes with an easy commute. In an early years position, your[...]
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What can child development tell us about learning?

July 13, 2016
Child development. Boy jumping on a beach

It might appear that babies don’t do very much in their first few months and years, but child development begins at birth. Children are learning all the time. The early years of your life were crucial for shaping the person you have become. When[...]
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How do you apply for early years jobs?

May 26, 2016
Early years jobs. Two children sitting by the sea.

Where can you find early years job vacancies? You can look for jobs online. Here are some great sites to try out: Not every vacancy will be advertised nationally.[...]
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Get the training you need to work with early years

May 5, 2016
Work with early years. Baby and toddler lying on a bed.

Why is work with early years so important? More and more research is showing that the first few years of our lives are hugely important for our development. Without the correct care and mental stimulation, children will be negatively affected in later[...]
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Fun and Educational Activities for Children

March 7, 2016

Motherhood is a wonderful thing In reality though, it may be quite a task. You need to worry about doing the house chores, paying the bills, keeping the bond with your partner strong, AND caring for your children. Plus, you also need to think about your[...]
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