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Lifelong learning resources that everyone can tap into

With the Internet and its limitless resources at our disposal, everyone can be a lifelong learner these days, as long as they have a reliable Internet connection and a computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone. From free online courses to websites and even apps that promote the learning of a second language, there is an… Read more »

Tips to help you study more effectively as an adult

Going back to school as an adult can be both exciting and daunting. Unlike those earlier years, adulthood generally comes with more commitments, such as work and family, which compete for your time and energy. That being said, there are a number of strategies you can adopt to help you study more effectively as an… Read more »

7 time management tips for adults who are returning to study

Returning to study is a big commitment, particularly for adults who, more often than not, are also juggling a variety of other responsibilities including work and family. For them, effectively managing their time is one of their biggest challenges and sacrifices frequently have to be made. If you are returning to study as an adult,… Read more »

How to excel in the classroom as an adult learner

Returning to study as an adult can be a scary experience. But there are many benefits to being a mature-age learner. Not only are you making an important investment in your future; you also contribute valuable skills, knowledge and experience to the classroom.

Tips for returning to study as an adult

Learning is a lifelong process, and there’s no reason to stop studying just because you’ve reached a certain age. For many adults, returning to study is an important and necessary step towards a better job or career advancement. Even though it might seem like a major, rather daunting step, it’s often a worthy investment, with… Read more »

Quizzy capers

According to the journal Science, doing quizzes can actually help you to learn better. Doing quizzes helps motivate people to “want to” learn. So are you motivated? OK great, give this quiz a go for a bit of quizzical fun.

How to ask the right questions to maximise learning

The ability to ask questions when learning something new is a very useful skill to have as an adult learner. It can assist you to clarify new concepts and accelerate your learning. When you ask questions in a group learning environment, not only do you show that you are engaging with the topic that is… Read more »