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Study Techniques to help you ace your GCSE and A levels


Tips from Open Study College student Elizabeth Reilly. I have been studying for exams for the past 10 years now. I have done GCSE’s, A levels, University exams and even apprenticeship exams and coursework. I have finally found the tried and tested techniques that really work. Here are my 5 tips on study skills to […]

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GCSE Resits 2020: Can I retake my GCSEs?


It has been a strange and difficult year for pupils and students across the world with schools and colleges closing and exams getting cancelled. This year, your GCSE grades will be based on centre-based predicted grades. This means that teachers will have submitted a predicted grade based on work and assessments submitted throughout the year. […]

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A Levels and GCSEs 2020, what are my options?


This year has been a difficult year for everyone. We’ve never experienced anything like this before so if you have just received your A Level results or are awaiting your GCSEs, we can understand it may be an even more anxious time for you. Due to the pandemic, all exams were cancelled and this year, instead of results from exams, you will have […]

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Recruitment questions you need to know


During this time, many people have experienced being furloughed or made redundant. Some people have taken this time to reflect on their job and have decided a career change may be on the cards. We want to help our students as much as we can, even after they’ve completed their courses with us which is […]

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Who are CACHE?


Who are CACHE? CACHE are the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) qualifications are the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications for those working in the care and education sectors. CACHE offers a wide range of vocational qualifications suitable for individuals involved in early years education, childcare, and health and social care. […]

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Top courses to study in retirement


Retirement is the perfect time to do all the things you’ve always wanted to do with free time. Often, if you are in the early stages of retirement it can be overwhelming to figure out what to do with your spare time. It’s always good to keep ourselves busy, to keep our minds healthy. We […]

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Why you should study an Access to HE Diploma (Health)


An Access to HE Health Diploma is a stepping stone onto a university course in healthcare. It’s the perfect opportunity for those returning to education to gain new opportunities and broaden their career prospects. It gives those who didn’t get their ‘traditional’ qualifications the first time round a chance to access higher education. So here […]

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