Anthea Oon - Head of Solutions at Money Dashboard 

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…

WID Caroline Carruthers - Partner & Chief Data Officer

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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How can online tutoring benefit you

We had the privilege of getting Nick Dale, experienced online tutor and avid photographer, to answer some of our questions about Online Tutoring. How did you discover your passion for tutoring I ‘retired’ when I was 29 when I agreed to rent out a friend’s apartment in the Alps for the winter, and I ended…

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Graduate Career Guides

Welcome to our graduate careers guides. Our Graduate Careers Guides Choosing the right career is one of the most important decisions in your life. Doing what you like is always the best way to approach this. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” —Confucius Therefore we…

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How to calm a child having a meltdown

Many people are unaware that there is a difference between a tantrum and a meltdown. While both may involve screaming, kicking, shouting, biting and even swearing, there are some fundamental differences. Tantrums involve a child who has been frustrated in their attempt to do or have something, they usually only occur with an audience and…

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Understanding Fractions Visually

I was lucky enough to pose some interesting questions to Eng S Jama. He is an experienced electronics engineer turned author/tutor. Eng S Jama created a series of books portraying fractions visually. All this in an effort to help children understand and enjoy the basic maths concepts like fractions, decimals and percentages. 1. What inspired…

UKMT Maths Challenge interest in real life maths. Cat with abacus and blackboard.

Pupil Pulpit – UKMT Maths Challenges

Welcome to our latest Pupil Pulpit on one of the UKMT Maths Challenges. UKMT Maths Challenges Last year I participated in the UKMT Maths Challenge which is a yearly challenge at three levels open to secondary school students. It is a multiple-choice maths test that translates maths skills we are taught in lessons into real-life questions…

How stressed is your child. Child with paint roller and different colours.

How stressed is your child?

Being a child in today’s society can be very stressful. Not only do they have to deal with puberty and the normal stresses of childhood, but also the added strains of technology, social media and higher academic expectations. It might be a good idea to have a look at your child’s stress levels. Stress can…