Retraining and Study

  • Care to learn funding

    Care to learn funding

    Young parents can often find it a struggle to continue with their education while forking out for expensive childcare at the same time. However, a government scheme called Care to Learn funding can offer some help towards the cost of childcare for those wishing to go back to school or college after their baby is

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    What you should know about starting Uni

    What you should know about starting Uni

    If your child has just started university you will no doubt be aware that freshers week has happened and the real student life is about to begin – so here’s a guide of what you should know about starting Uni. It’s two weeks! For starters freshers week is actually a fortnight. Yes two long indulgent weeks of

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    twelve hour school days

    Teachers abused by pupils in school

    Results from a recent survey of more than 1500 members of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) suggested that more than 50% of state school teachers faced some form of student aggression during the last school year. 45% of these cases involved physical aggression. Incredibly, the survey also revealed that 27% of teachers who

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    Returning to work after a mental illness

    Returning to work after a mental illness

    I read an amazing statistic the other day – approximately 50% of long-term work absences result from mental health issues in some form. This includes anxiety and depression. Those who number among this figure will often be concerned about returning to work after a mental illness – Can they cope? Will they be bullied, or

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    Getting off benefits and back to work

    Getting off benefits and back to work

    You can barely switch on the TV or read a newspaper of late without being confronted with some form of debate on the subject of Benefits system in the UK. Getting off benefits for many people is not as easy as it sounds, and the diversity of individual circumstances make this a hideously complicated and

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    Blogging

    Blogging

    Blogging is a fabulous hobby. It’s an incredible way of connecting with the entire world to communicate your message. Whether you wish to blog for personal reasons or commercial reasons, having your own space to fill as you please is extremely rewarding. How to start a blog Starting a free blog is easy. There are

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