Furthering your education at any point in your life is extremely rewarding and can open many doors in both your professional and personal life. By taking a few classes you can learn new skills and meet new interesting people.
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Interested in a career in horticulture?
Got a green thumb? Love getting out in the gardening and growing plants? Maybe you’re passionate about growing your own fruit and vegetables.
Maybe floral arranging is something that interests you.
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 extremely wide range of resources that we can all tap into on our path to lifelong learning. Continue reading “Lifelong learning resources that everyone can tap into”
Factors to consider if you’re thinking about returning to study as an adult
If you’re an adult who is thinking about returning to study, whether it’s a short course, certificate, diploma or degree, know that you’re not alone. Here in Australia, more and more adults are returning to study, whether to advance their careers, help them to get a better job, or even to change careers altogether. Continue reading “Factors to consider if you’re thinking about returning to study as an adult”
How much sleep should you be getting to function at your best?
Sufficient rest and sleep is crucial to our body and mind’s ability to function effectively. Particularly for adults who are returning to study, many, if not most of you, will be juggling several major commitments, such as work and family, on top of your studies. Continue reading “How much sleep should you be getting to function at your best?”
Improve your listening! Here are 7 tips on how to be a better listener
Listening is an important life skill, not just in terms of becoming a better learner, but also in terms of making you a more effective employee, friend and all round person. Listening is not the same as hearing; you can hear something without actually listening to it – that is, without actually engaging with what you have heard. Continue reading “Improve your listening! Here are 7 tips on how to be a better listener”
5 lifestyle habits that will boost your brainpower during the day
While it goes without saying that adequate rest, regular exercise and a healthy diet go a long way towards ensuring that our brains are functioning at their best, when it comes to boosting our brainpower and memory, there is more that we can do. Continue reading “5 lifestyle habits that will boost your brainpower during the day”
Top 5 tips for writing your resume
If you’re applying for a job, you want to make sure that you give yourself the best possible chance of succeeding, and it all begins with your resume. Continue reading “Top 5 tips for writing your resume”
You’re never too old! Here are 5 lessons that adults can learn from kids
Have you ever looked at a child and admired their creativity, sense of wonder and enthusiasm? Growing up might be inevitable, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t learn a thing or two from the children around us. Continue reading “You’re never too old! Here are 5 lessons that adults can learn from kids”