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Pupils Well-Being at School

With many children being home schooled, we wanted to make more widely available MIND’s amazing Pupils Well-being at School Resources. MIND’s WFH Well-Being Guides for Children Guidelines for Pupils COVID 19. How Kindness Supports Well-Being Resilience – CYP editable Coping with Loss and Grief Apps to support pupil wellbeing Getting a good night’s sleep Talking…

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Try a new career teaching English online

In these troubled times, why not try a new career teaching English online. Learning how to teach English online The biggest benefits of becoming an online English teacher are by far the flexibility and the downtime. Instead of splashing out on over-priced sandwiches that you wolf down on your brief breaks between classes, you can…

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Working in data science – Chloe Smith

Inspiring answers by Chloe Smith, one of our Ambassadors on her life and working as a data scientist. 1. Name and job role. Chloe Smith, Data Scientist at Zurich Insurance 2. What is something about you people might not know? I really love Sriracha. 3. What are your hobbies? I am a volunteer for Blind Veterans, so…

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Home schooling Montessori

Home learning /Home schooling Montessori are not new concepts. Many parents opt for this even when the schools are open. There are also various approaches to this. Parents that choose to home educate are usually not fond of the term homeschooling. Parents that home educate do so for different reasons. You may in fact elect…

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Working as a Data Scientist – Sidra Bashir

Inspiring answers by Sidra Bashir, one of our Ambassadors on her life and working as a data scientist. 1. Name and job role. Sidra Bashir, Data Scientist at Eagle Alpha  2. What is something about you people might not know? I have been lecturing at 5 different universities. 3. What are your hobbies? Hiking, Swimming and Travelling.…

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Tutor or Online Learning Platform?

Tutoring is a profession now with its own Association. The Tutors’ Association, which is an open, democratic, not-for-profit, professional body. It: Has a membership of highly qualified professionals. From various fields of academia, teaching and other vocations. Sets standards Holds its members accountable to a code of professional ethics. The best tutors care about their…

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GCSE Revision Guide – Our Top Ten Tips

Welcome to our GCSE Revision Guide. Although the exam season seems far away, there is never a better time to prepare. In fact, thinking about GCSE exam revision – sooner rather than later – has a marked positive impact on grades. Not only do you have more time to study. You also have the experience to…

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Working as Head of Solutions – Anthea Oon

Inspiring answers by Anthea Oon (DeSyllas), one of the Women in Data Ambassadors on her life and working as Head of Solutions at Money Dashboard. 1. Introduction Anthea Oon – Head of Solutions at Money Dashboard  2. What is something about you people might not know? What are your hobbies?  About 18 months ago I took up kickboxing and…

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When will primary schools reopen?

There’s been speculation abut when primary schools reopen. Calls for the PM to be more proactive given mounting concern for vulnerable children and/or those tht will have completed no schooling for several months. Summary agency positions for when our primary schools reopen In summary, there are conflicting views from the key decision-making authorities: Scientific advice is…

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Working in a Chief Data Officer job – Caroline Carruthers

Inspiring answers by Caroline Carruthers, one of the Women in Data Ambassadors on her life and working in a Chief Data Officer job. 1. Name and job role.      Caroline Carruthers – Partner & Chief Data Officer – Carruthers and Jackson In 2018, Caroline was named as one of the Top Women in Data & Technology. Prior to founding Carruthers and Jackson, Caroline worked across multiple…

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Working in Data Operations

Inspiring answers by Anita Fernqvist, one of the Women in Data  Ambassadors on her life and working as UK Chief Data Officer and Director of Operations job. 1. Introduction Anita Fernqvist, UK Chief Data Officer and Director of Operations, Zurich Insurance. 2. What is something about you people might not know? I speak 5 languages (English, French,…

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