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We're here to help you with your learning during the COVID-19 lockdown.   |   Our flexible evidence approach enables students to meet requirements for the Education and Training qualifications.   |   Sign up to our mailing list to get access to exclusive offers! 

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  • Inclusion in Education and Training
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    Inclusion in Education and Training

    Gone are the days when students with SEN (Special Educational Needs) were not permitted to attend regular schools instead it was believed that they were not capable of receiving education or were sent to a special institution.

    In the American legislation, the roots of inclusion came out of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. In 1954, the Supreme Court observed in Brown v. Board of Education, that, “separate … facilities are inherently unequal.”

  • Want to be a Hair and Beauty Assessor?
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    Want to be a Hair and Beauty Assessor?

    Picture this…..you have decided that you definitely want to be an assessor in the Hair and Beauty industry!  Great decision! As discussed before, in my opinion, this is the best place to start, particularly if you are looking at getting into colleges or teaching NVQ’s etc.

    You do your research and find a reputable company with great reviews (such as ELN!), you then look at the assessing qualification all ready to register and arrrrgh…..there are a number of different types of qualification!

  • Delivering training online; how hard can it be?
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    Delivering training online; how hard can it be?

    The recent pandemic has seen companies and schools take up online training in a big way. The concept is not new, the technology has been around for a few decades but there have been limiting factors such as hardware, bandwidth and availability. Some maintain those problems still exist.

  • Be a Hair & Beauty Trainer - Interpreting Qualifications
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    Be a Hair & Beauty Trainer - Interpreting Qualifications

    This is a great introductory qualification. It will enable you to understand the basic principles behind teaching and help to build up your knowledge and confidence within a teaching environment. It is a fairly quick (around 3-6 months) course and is easily achieved online or within a classroom environment. You do not have to have any teaching experience and there is no requirement to be in a teaching position as it is mostly theory-based, however, you will also be required to do an observed micro-teach as well in order for you to demonstrate what you have learned.

  • Importance of Wellness and Mental health
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    Importance of Wellness and Mental health

    Life is so challenging these days, isn’t it? There are so many factors that contribute to Mental health and feeling all kinds of emotions, like frustration, stress, low self-esteem, unable to concentrate etc.  It could be the global pandemic, the lockdown, weather disasters, death rates increasing and then our own personal problems and challenges. Feeling such strong emotions is only natural until you can handle them and overcome them. But when they become hard to handle and it starts affecting your daily life routine such as working or studying then – there’s a problem.

  • Become a Trainer in Hair and Beauty Industry
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    Become a Trainer in Hair and Beauty Industry

    When I was asked to write a blog post on becoming a teacher/trainer within the hair and beauty industry, I thought, ‘well, where do I begin?’ There is so much information to consider with this subject that this is going to be a series of posts! We will need to look at various aspects in relation to this, including choosing your vocation, the general teaching qualifications available and the levels of training required for each specific route.