Five Reasons to be a Mentor

Posted 25 May 2017

The primary purpose of being a mentor is to assist and enable people to make their own way through future tasks. This could be helping them prepare for a new role, guiding them through...

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5 reasons to be a Teaching Assistant

Posted 04 April 2017

The key purpose of a teaching assistant is to support the teacher in the classroom and ensure pupils can gain the most benefit from each lesson...

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Is online learning right for you?

Posted 18 October 2016

The way we can learn new information and complete qualifications has changed to become so much more than chalk and talk. From short quizzes on Buzzfeed to degree courses with the Open University, online learning and testing has changed beyond recognition. But is online learning the right route for you? Check out some of the views from our experts – hopefully these will help you decide!!

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Why become an accountant?

Posted 13 October 2016

80% of new Accountants said they were happier working in finance than in their previous roles... if you are considering a career change, accountancy is an attractive option with great prospects, but how do you make the change? Three letters, AAT.

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What no-one tells you about writing your CV…

Posted 06 October 2016

Employers spend an average of JUST 6 SECONDS reviewing CVs for a job role! At learndirect we’ve spent years helping people boost their careers, develop new qualifications and of course, interviewing people. Check out our top tips to help boost your CV so you stand out from the crowd!

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