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Articles tagged with: school

13September

Going Back to School

Written by Emma Burbidge Posted in Education and Learning

Going Back to School

It may be that you didn’t get on with people at your previous school, got expelled, failed a year or moved away, but if you have now decided to go back to school or college, or are moving schools, then chances are you are going to have to make new friends.

School/college is about more than just the things you learn and the qualifications you gain, it is also about the friendships you make.

This blog post should give you the confidence to make new friends and start the year as you mean to go on.

14June

How to Learn Part 1: Identifying your Learning Style

Written by Emma Burbidge Posted in Education and Learning

How to Learn Part 1: Identifying your Learning Style

Many people don’t like school and find studying difficult. This may be because you don’t enjoy your lessons, or it could be that you don’t think you are very good at what you are studying.

People learn in different ways, and traditional teaching methods have often helped some people to learn while leaving those who learn differently to struggle with their work.

15February

Things they don't teach you at school

Written by Vega Sims Posted in General Advice

Things they don't teach you at school

In the past few months there has been a post circulating the internet talking about the rules they never teach you in school. I came across it, and even though it’s very directly put, I wanted to post it here.

As a young person you might think that it’s all rubbish, but these are life lessons I had to learn on my own, and I’m sure this is true for many people. I think if someone said these words to me at the age of 17 it would’ve made a big difference not just in my career, but also in my personal life. It would’ve saved me a lot of heartache and trouble along the way.