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What next for adult education?

In 1919, the UK Government’s Education Committee set out a report to revolutionise the country’s education system. One of the recommendations was that every university establish departments for continuing education. …

Systematic searching for information

The way we look for our keys is different to the way we look for a holiday. If we want to know what’s on television tonight, we might look in …

Fitting it all in: it can be done!

‘Normally I miss deadlines like a stormtrooper misses Jedi,’ Patrick Rothfuss, Unfettered. Even when we think our lives are already busy, we can usually fit new and additional things in, …

Time management

In the video here, Keran talks about the time pressures of study… but the benefits of being well-organised! Are there learning points from her video that you could take away …

Children and carer responsibilities

The things to consider about caring responsibilities are: Do you constantly worry about a family member or relative? Do you provide emotional support on the phone? Do you travel home …

Staying on course financially

Current university student Alex shares his experience of returning to education once his child started nursery. Despite of the cost of living with with a young family, Alex talks about …

Week 1 round-up

We hope you’ve enjoyed the first week of the course. Very well done for staying with us this far into the course. Hopefully you’ve had the chance to develop a …