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December 2015 Blog Posts (5)

Online learning: How socioeconomic factors influence?

Attaining higher studies and developing essential knowledge and skill is substantial in the modern world. The standard of life and social security highly depends on the self- sufficiency of the individual. But taking higher education comes with the huge expense. And with George Osborne student debt repayment proposal, the cost of higher education in the UK will add further fiscal burden on the students. Hence, students can take affordable UK university degree courses online for further…

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Added by Mark William on December 31, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

The Top 10 Essay Writing Tools For Teachers & Students

It’s a busy world for teachers and students alike. Finding time to form communities of support and inspiration is difficult. Teachers have to grade papers, build lesson plans and at some point have a life of their own. And students have full class loads and are growing socially, as well as academically.

However, with technology’s advancements it’s now easier to discover tools that will help. Both students and teachers (and even parents) can benefit from integrating online…

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Added by Julie Petersen on December 21, 2015 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Come to the edge

Sometimes we need a bit of a push to help us fly.

We might seem outwardly confident, knowledgeable and experienced. We might even believe that ‘we’re worth it”, but many of us falter when it comes to taking the first step to realizing our dreams.

My colleague Peter Smith often helps school leaders ‘fly’ by reading this Apollinaire quote at the culmination of a two week-long leadership programme.

“Come to the edge," he said.

"We can't, we're afraid!" they…

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Added by Joyce Matthews on December 21, 2015 at 5:48am — No Comments

Expedite career with degree in 6 months

If you're an IT professional and looking to add more education to your qualification go for Nanodegree. At this Online Learning Degree courses the time duration is incredibly less – just 6 to 12 Months. And guess what? The degree is supported by the Google. The constant technological advancement in the IT Industry it is…

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Added by Mark William on December 10, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Student Life - the most exciting time in the life! Tips from Natalia Shibankinoy

When at the end of last summer, I received a scholarship to study at the American university, I was just feeling overwhelmed. I do not even know where I'm just going to learn, but in my head I had circled colorful pictures of my future life. After reading the name of the future of the university, and found that he is somewhere near Washington, I was delighted even more. As it turned out, the joy was not in vain. After I came here and spent over 8 months, I can say with confidence that this…

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Added by Cheryl on December 9, 2015 at 5:55am — No Comments

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