What’s the meaning of being ‘self taught’?

Self taught essentially means having acquired some knowledge or skill on one’s own initiative, rather than through formal instruction or training. One example could be watching YouTube videos to learn how to digitally process photographs, but even though that’s not exactly ‘formal’ education, it’s not being self taught in our eyes, because you’re learning from […]

Skylights for school classrooms

Students across all schools in the UK spend the best part of their day inside a classroom. They are often exposed to artificial light sources while studying than they are to natural lights, which is a bit of a concern. This has adverse effects on them including attention problems and poor eyesight. The question on […]

Using online videos to learn a new hobby

It is always good to keep our brains active, and while we may have finished our studies, there is always ways to continue learning. Online learning is now more popular than ever, with online courses and video tutorials to watch and learn from. Whether you are looking to obtain a recognised qualification or simply want […]

Organise your training with a Filofax

Starting a new course can be difficult to juggle, especially if you have a family and other priorities. Getting your life organised is easier said than done, however having a Filofax is a good starting point. The great thing about this type of organiser is that you can choose what sections you want to add […]

Want a change in career?

If you are considering a change in career, have you thought about attending an evening course to help you get the education you need to make a change? Although night classes aren’t easy, they require dedication and good attendance, you will be rewarded with the qualification at the end to make it all worthwhile.  Evening […]

Learning a new language online

Education is an important factor that will enable us to succeed in whatever we do. With the stiff competition, people are aware that they have to constantly improve themselves every single day through learning but with a busy lifestyle this can be difficult. That is why e-learning is becoming a viable solution and emerging as […]

Online learning from your handheld device

Online learning is becoming the preferred way to gain new knowledge, and it has now moved on to mobiles and other handheld devices. Although online learning and academic courses are still popular on desktop, many choose to use their mobilephone to do their online learning. Many online learners like to complete their online lessons during […]