adult learning

There is much said about the reported social care 'crisis' in the UK. This has been caused by a myriad of factors, not least
Mental health problems are often hidden. Unknown to those around them, people may be living with mental illness, whether that's a diagnosis such as schizophrenia or a so-called low level problem like anxiety or depression.
The new year is always a good time to think about making a positive, lasting change in your life. Whether it’s greater confidence
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When your top typing speed is 50 words per hour, working towards a degree might feel out of reach. Not for Dawn Faizey-Webster
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Sometimes, we don't land on the right career path straightaway. Or we end up in our dream job, and then something happens
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Everyone has a talent. You might just not know it yet. And as this week is Adult Learners' Week, surely now's the time to discover it? As we celebrate adult learners, and the opportunities learning can lead to, we should all think about how we can continue to develop skills, and try something new.
I've always been the 'education' type. You'd be more likely to find me with a book in hand than a ball when I was younger, and there was no question as to whether university was the best choice for me on leaving school. At the risk of sounding like a bit of a geek, I just really like learning.
Nearly 17 million people in England - almost half the working-age population - have the numeracy skills expected of children at primary school. That means they may not be able to check pay and deductions on a wage slip, understand bus timetables or pay household bills.