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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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Everything you Need to Know About Becoming a Care Worker (Comprehensive Guide + E-book)

March 27, 2018
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How to become a care worker So, you are thinking about becoming a care worker? Well, we think this is a great choice, and as far as job satisfaction is concerned, we believe caring is in a league of its own. As well as being rewarding, a career in care[...]
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The Role of a Teaching Assistant (Comprehensive Guide + E-book)

March 26, 2018
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Qualifications, Responsibilities and Benefits What Do Teaching Assistants Do? A teaching assistant works alongside a teacher in a primary or a secondary school. They have two main roles: one is to support the main teachers and the other is to support[...]
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National Social Work Day: 5 Reasons Why You Should Start Training as a Social Worker

March 20, 2018
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A Career to be Proud of! For many people, social work is something they feel passionate about. However, for careers 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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6 Students Tell You Why They Chose the Foot Health Care Practitioner Diploma

March 15, 2018

A Step in the Right Direction! Most people do not give feet a second thought. They are typically the most used yet most ignored part of our bodies. As a result, foot problems are very common. In fact, almost 60% of the population encounter some affection[...]
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The RQF Qualification: What is it, What Does it Stand For and What Can I Study?

March 15, 2018
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Qualifications Across the Nation! With so many qualification titles flying about, it’s hard to know what’s what. GCSEs, A-levels, NVQs, B-Techs and RQFs are all recognised qualifications, but what do these letters mean? In this post we are focusing[...]
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Esther Adeola: The Mother Who Refused to Give Up on Her Dreams

March 11, 2018
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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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4 Empowering Courses That Will Help Women Break Into Male Dominated Industries

March 8, 2018
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Together let’s shatter that glass ceiling and achieve gender equality in the workplace! Here at Stonebridge College, we’ve been thinking about the best ways to secure gender equality in the workplace. Although men and women receive them same educational[...]
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Being a Teaching Assistant: The Complete Guide + Infographic

March 1, 2018
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Did you know that teaching assistants have one of the most rewarding careers? They get the chance to see the difference they make to someone’s life on a daily basis. If this is something you see yourself doing, keep reading. We put together this infographic[...]
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Top 10 Guided Reading Strategies and Resources for Teaching Assistants

March 1, 2018
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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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