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  • What is the Difference between Teaching and Assessing?
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    What is the Difference between Teaching and Assessing?

    I have been asked multiple time about the difference between teaching and assessing. This is a question that has been posed to me recently by a couple of my new learners, and to anyone new to the teaching industry, I do understand why it is asked so thought I would do a little post on it, in its most basic form

  • Dee’s e-Learning Journey Through C-19
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    Dee’s e-Learning Journey Through C-19

    Listen to our tutor Dee's journey through C-19 and how she found e-learning. What has been your journey? Have you tried e-learning yet? Why not try today with a short CPD, Assessor or Education and Training courses!

  • Evidence in Assessing Competence in the Workplace
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    Evidence in Assessing Competence in the Workplace

    One of the questions I am regularly asked is ‘how do I evidence the practical element of my assessor course?’ It is an area in which many people ‘overthink’ and therefore end up tying themselves in knots, uploading irrelevant and unlabelled information which quite frankly is more trouble than its worth!

  • How I found hope in nature
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    How I found hope in nature

    “And into the forest, I go, to lose my mind and find my soul” John Muir

    Strangely it has taken me nearly 51 years to appreciate the value of the above quote.

    My life has always been a rush, a constant race against time, a drain on my energy.  I was working, parenting, wifing and just generally surviving! I had most definitely lost my soul!

  • Education; How effective is our system?
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    Education; How effective is our system?

    There is no argument about the importance of education, but like every other sector, nothing is perfect, the education sector is suffering.

    Before I start, I would like to mention that this is all based on the information and experiences that I’ve had and seen/heard from people all around the globe. This is not specific to any country or city – but a general blog about what I THINK the flaws are in our education system.

  • The Importance of Core Skills in Everyday Life
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    The Importance of Core Skills in Everyday Life

    Throughout our teaching courses, there is a lot of emphasis placed on the core skills of English, maths, and ICT. You can broaden the view to understanding English in both written and spoken forms and include other languages depending on location and personal circumstances. Maths is a subject that can be too abstract at school, when I was young I never quite saw the point; my teacher was a bit old school and given I was at school in the 70s it gives you an idea of just how old school he was. Algebra, Logs, and all manner of gobbledygook never quite broke through my conscious. As for ICT, well in the 70’s that may have been a calculator and, if you were posh, a digital watch.