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The 6-Step Guide To Becoming A Better Learner

http://www.edudemic.com/better-learner-steps/?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite “Education is what people do to you and learning is what you do for yourself,” said Joi Ito in his TED2014 talk. “You’re not going to be on top of mountain all by yourself with a #2 pencil … What we need to learn is how to learn.” Indeed, traditional education may not be […]

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How to treat your brain during revision time

If you’re a student, you rely on one brain function above all others: memory. These days, we understand more about the structure of memory than we ever have before, so we can find the best techniques for training your brain to hang on to as much information as possible. The process depends on the brain’s […]

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Coming Soon!!!

We are developing a mobile app for all major platforms including apple, android and windows. We want some of you lovely readers to test this for us once it is released so that we can see 1. It works! And 2. It’s useful. If you would like to test the app when it is released […]

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A Bit of a Cute One ! Harry the hungry hippo gives his happy handler a loving lick | Mail Online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2121539/Harry-hungry-hippo-gives-happy-handler-loving-lick.html Harry the hungry hippo gives his happy handler a loving lick By Emma Reynolds PUBLISHED: 11:05, 28 March 2012 | UPDATED: 15:49, 28 March 2012 Adorable Harry the hippopotamus is no stick-in-the-mud when it comes to making friends with humans. The six-day-old pygmy hippo calf is filling the time of his doting carers after […]

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Common Questions about Apprenticeships | Apprentice Forums – Apprenticeships Discussion and help

http://www.apprenticeforums.co.uk/ Common Questions about Apprenticeships | Apprentice Forums – Apprenticeships Discussion and help I’ve put together a few basic Questions and Answers about Apprenticeships which you may find useful. If you have any more Questions you feel should be answered in this post, just post below and I’ll get straight on it! What is an […]

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History of Apprenticeships (From NAS Site)

  Britain has a long history of Apprenticeships, which stretches back to the guilds of the Middle Ages. In 1563 the system became more prescribed and regulated: the Elizabethan Statute of Artificers set out terms and conditions for training (including a duration of seven years and for the master–apprentice relationship). Apprenticeships expanded in the following […]

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Preparation Begins for Everest Trip

Well everyone, it’s getting closer and closer to the day that I leave for Everest. I will hopefully be able to give you regular updates en route, depending on connection to Internet and cellular service, but I will do my best. Please remember its all for a great cause: the Teenage Cancer Trust www.virginmoneygiving.com/paulchampion The […]

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TUC Apprenticeships Toolkit

This excellent toolkit is a resource for union reps and ULRs who are negotiating with employers on Apprenticeships or who are approaching an employer to discuss the possibility of taking on apprentices. The factsheets provide concise information on a range of topics related to Apprenticeships. This toolkit is intended to be used as a reference […]

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The youngster’s champion

Paul Champion, North East Apprenticeship Company, Managing Director AS an apprentice Paul Champion’s dream was to have a job where he carried a briefcase. Now he has a job encouraging youngsters to also aim for the top, as Christopher Knox discovers. THE North East Apprenticeship Company (NEAC) was set up last year to help cut […]

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In the Recruitment Sector? Fancy a chat?

Hi,  I’m looking for some ‘mainstream’ recruitment agencies to contact me to have a chat about some ideas that I have with regard to apprenticeships within employers.  I want to chat to agencies around the UK but would be very interested in agencies in and around the North East. I feel there is some good […]

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