Further education

Should you be honest on your CV

The Benjamin Franklin quote that “Honesty is the best policy” may be a good principle by which to live your life, but when it comes to preparing a CV it can be tempting to, well, enhance the odd snippet of information it contains in an effort to improve your chances of securing a job. But

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Diplomas

What are Diplomas?    Diplomas are courses aimed at 14 – 19 year olds who prefer a more practical than academic approach to studying. Although some schools and colleges provide courses to 14 year olds, most students begin a Diploma at age 16. Universities and employers have contributed to the development of Diplomas in order

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Choosing a college course

Where do you start? When it comes to choosing a college course there are some key points to remember, the first, and probably most important, pick a course you are actually interested in and are likely to enjoy, don’t pick a course that you think will earn you the most money later on. There is

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university budgeting

Help your teen budget at university

Leaving home for the first time is both an exciting and daunting experience.  Many teens who fly the nest at just 18 years old are going to University or College, and not into full time work.  Money is tight, and learning how to budget effectively is essential to prevent debts mounting. Some teens are more

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Training to become a teacher

Teaching can be one of the most rewarding, yet challenging careers,training to become a teacher is also one of the hardest to get into. There’s a lot of training and qualifications you’ll need before you can actually start out in the classroom. Firstly, you need to decide what type of teacher you want to be

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What is a Traineeship?

A traineeship is a program where young people engage in work based experiences to improve their use of English and Maths in a job environment and get them ready for full time work. How does a Traineeship work? It provides essential skills to help on the path to gaining an apprenticeship or getting a job

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