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The Study - volunteer call out!

In September 2015, Manchester Museum launches an exciting new space The Study – for the curious, the makers, the searchers and the sharers. The Study aims to inspire researchers of all ages, from curious teenagers to amateur enthusiasts. 93 more words

Learning

A guide to the government's new rules for international students

If you are going to study in the UK you need to read this.

A guide to the government’s new rules for international students

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General

No Work Without Experience, no Experience Without Work! – The Catch 22 for New Graduates.

Dear Aspiring Professionals Hub,

I have just read your article about life science graduates on LinkedIn and would like some advice. I have just graduated with a first class degree and I am struggling to find work as I do not have enough experience! 1,158 more words

Careers

Using Authentic Materials in the ESL Classroom

Jennie Cadd is an ELT all-rounder. Since starting her teaching career in 1995, she has worked in Spain, Cambodia and the UK in a number of different teaching environments. 540 more words

Professional Development

Skill Builders Versus Skill Buyers

http://www.skillsoft.com/assets/offers/SK0156_Research_Report.pdf

Overcoming the skills deficit: the response of UK organisations to the workforce development challenge.

Reports

US Court Says Drug-sniffing Dog Fails the Smell Test

CHICAGO (AP) – Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.

That’s the core finding of a potentially influential new ruling from the 7th U.S. 600 more words

News

Ireland's First Fitness Testing For Children

Following pressure on the UK government to introduce mandatory fitness testing for school children and Senator Catherine Noone’s recent call on the Irish government to follow suit, Zoom Boom Kids is at the forefront of the problem and the solution. 613 more words