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Bogus training courses come under fire

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/bogus-training-courses-come-under-fire Dodgy training providers who promise fake apprenticeships face prosecution under new government reforms. placeholder students offered fake apprenticeships – later to find out they are unqualified government crackdown on dodgy providers and bogus training courses businesses and training providers support government crackdown A family firm of electricians in Milton Keynes and the building company […]

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The Secret to Solving Problems

It’s easy to make others responsible for problems in your organization. Someone else fell short. It couldn’t be you! When leaders blame, everyone blames. Blame is the reason problems persist. If you’re a leader, look around and own what you see. Finger pointing prolongs unhappiness. Others won’t take responsibility until leaders own problems. The trouble is, irresponsible […]

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A Refresher on Current Ratio

One of the biggest fears of a small business owner is running out of cash. But large businesses in financial trouble face the same risk. To know whether a company is truly on the cusp of hitting a $0 balance in their accounts, you can’t simply look at the income statement. You need to run… […]

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4 Secrets to Winning

Don’t go through the motions for one more day. Survival might be success during crisis, but it’s failure over the long-term. Define success in order to win. Purpose defines winning. You must know why you exist in order to know if you’re winning. The trouble with systems is they turn winning into efficiency. Just keep the systems […]

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The Use of Games as a Learning Strategy in the Classroom

This article from David Wortley neatly outlines the process and advantages of using games as part of the class learning strategy… https://learningrenaissance.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/the-use-of-games-as-a-learning-strategy-in-the-classroom/

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The New Necessity for Leadership Success

There is no secret to success, but some qualities and behaviors make success more likely. 25 qualities and behaviors that make success more likely: Intelligence. Authenticity. Talent. Sociability and connections. Resilience. Seeing the big picture. Hard work. Starting. Finishing. Inspiring others. Focus. Vision. Surrounding yourself with talent. Solving problems Adding value. Serving. Passion. Leveraging strengths. […]

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Students, Computers and Learning: we could do so much better, and here’s how

Rose Luckin The 200 page report published this week by the OECD is packed with tables and figures that tell a story about the state of 15-year-olds’ educational attainment in maths, reading, science and digital skills in 2012 across the participating countries. The negative message from this report has received considerable publicity: countries that have invested […]

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How do mature students perform in higher education?

There has been a lot of research into mature students in higher education. My strong impression is that the main focus of it is on access – that is, the rate at which adult students enter institutions, the subjects that they study, the ways in which they study, and their experiences while studying. There has […]

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The Journal launches Let’s Work Together campaign to tackle North East skills gap

http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/business/business-news/journal-launches-lets-work-together-10083233?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews The Journal launches Let’s Work Together campaign to tackle North East skills gap The Journal is today launching a new campaign to encourage North East companies to work together on addressing the region’s skills gap. Let’s Work Together will get to the heart of the challenges caused by skills shortages in the North East […]

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10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/10-habits-successful-people-give-increase-their-productivity.html?n=12&ref=fbp What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand out too much. But those who are successful do not fall under this category. In order to stay on top of your game and reach the level of success you […]

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