Women are often unable to devote extra hours to their jobs once they become mothers, a report has suggested.
Archive for March 2008
Many Britons daydream of setting up their own business, from wishful thoughts of running an IT consultancy to a beauty therapy salon, and many of them know that the best way to achieve that is to gain a recognised qualification in the sector. However, for a large number, such plans remain a vague desire.
The internet is undoubtedly becoming an increasingly important tool for students of any age. From six-year-olds logging on to the CBeebies fact pages, to philosophy students accessing ancient Greek texts online, there has been a revolution in how people learn.
An online commentator recently discussed the merits of online study in a post on the About Careers web resource and came up with a travel benefit, which is not often considered.
The legitimacy of online teaching and learning aids has been examined in the US after a student created a Facebook study group for his chemistry course cronies and was charged with academic misconduct.
The trouble with browsing American blogs is that often, when they refer to home study, they are discussing teaching their children outside of school – making it easy to miss this glowing post by a US academic.
The line between blogs and mainstream news gets more blurred every day. Most major newspapers include blogs from staff journalists as a way of informally discussing the latest stories.
A hardcore columnist in the finest confessional style has spoken of how her passion for journalism stemmed from the love of an unsettled life.
Adults return to education for a number of different reasons and the BBC’s Ready To Learn pages have interviews with seven people who chose to begin studying for a number of different motivations.
A female-friendly car maintenance firm which offers its customers a manicure while they wait has plans to roll its franchises out as a chain across the UK.