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A Time to Learn, A Time to Fly

A Time to Learn, A Time to Fly

What has COVID done for your situation? How’s work?There have been plenty of jobs lost or hours depleted. It has been heartbreaking for many.There are also those who have taken this time to do a stocktake of their education stores and are looking at bare shelves or...

Dragons and Mockingbirds

Dragons and Mockingbirds

There are no homogenous classrooms. There has never been an unbreakable mould designed to create the ideal student, client, or mentee. Neither are we educators immune from the effects of life squeezing lemon juice in our eyes. How can we remain true to who we are in...

That’s Edutainment Baby!

That’s Edutainment Baby!

It’s not a neologism (new word,) or a new concept. It is the portmanteau ‘edutainment’. Education + Entertainment = Edutainment. It’s not used much outside of the education industry, at least not enough that you won’t find argument around a scrabble game (speaking...

HISTORY’S GREATEST TEACHER TO STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES

HISTORY’S GREATEST TEACHER TO STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES

As a Trainer myself, I can honestly say that I get my greatest kicks out of witnessing the success of my students post-graduation. Every time I see a student doing well, I am reminded why I decided to get my TAE certification in the first place.  This week’s blog is a...

FROM RAGS TO RICHES VIA EDUCATION

FROM RAGS TO RICHES VIA EDUCATION

About 300 years ago a boy was born into an impoverished family of 17 children! Through wise investment and sheer determination this child, Benjamin, went on to found one of the top research universities in the world, invent a ton of useful things (including the...

LEARNING NEW SKILLS SLOWS COGNITIVE DECLINE

LEARNING NEW SKILLS SLOWS COGNITIVE DECLINE

“Now is the time to learn!” That can be said at any age. Whether you are 1 or 100 +, NOW is the time to learn!  When we choose to stop learning, we choose to stop living. I only really woke up to this recently after leaving formal schooling 27 years ago. I realised...