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Online learning is here to stay

Did you know that the word e-learning was coined back in 1998?

A little earlier than that, in 1995, only approximately 4% of US corporations used online learning. In 2017, this had increased to 77%, and 98% planned to incorporate it in their program by 2020 (source: eLearning Industry, Small Business Trends)

Little they know that, when this year came, those intentions would turn into an actual necessity. Now, practically, or they are online, or they are out!

Moreover, the worldwide e-learning market is projected to be worth $325 Billion in 2025, says Forbes magazine.

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How to extend your visa if you are a student and cannot leave the UK

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted almost everyone’s daily life to an unprecedented degree. All the countries are taking precautions day by day more for all circumstances. Today, we will inform you about a situation in which is students who are unable to leave the UK before their visa expiry date.

On 24th March, The UK Ministry of Interior has announced visa extensions and other arrangements for students affected by travel restrictions.

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What to do at home: Online courses

These days, we stay at home more than usual and try to find activities and ways to improve ourselves. Otherwise how long can you lie down in a bed and literally do nothing? We have to motivate ourselves and accept all these things will pass eventually.

In this period, we’ll try to help you to spend your time efficiently. Hmmm yes, HOW?

With online courses, delicious and cultural foods’ recipes, yoga, meditation, handcrafts… in brief everything you need.

You just need to STAY AT HOME and FOLLOW US, we are all in this together!

Okay, let’s start with online courses:

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Adult learning bursary

Why Everyone Should Consider Continuing Education

Your education shouldn’t stop at 16, once you get your dream job, or because you can’t afford it.
Discover why continuing education is for everybody, and financial resources available to make adult learning achievable for you!

A 2019 report from Learning and Work found that 38% of adults have not studied since they left school, and 8% said they could not afford learning courses. Regardless of your age, employment status, or income, continued education is an important part of keeping upskilled for the job market, developing professionally within your current role, and developing personally in your life.

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The comfort zone

Challenging your comfort zone

In this article, you will learn how to go out of your comfort zone. First, we will define what a comfort zone is for you. It is a space, a place, a domain, in which you feel comfortable, you know how it works, the sensations you feel or go to feel are not unknown to you.

Now you will have to ask yourself if in your life, if you have ever been outside your comfort zone. If so, how did you experience this situation, what did it teach you about yourself or about this unknown area? Does that make you want to do it again? Have you started again? If you haven’t had the chance to leave your comfort zone or even had the courage to do.
So, you will know that this is a great opportunity to leave it. Are you going to say why? Because simply, if you step outside your comfort zone, if you learn something new, your comfort zone will simply be greater, and you will feel in your comfort zone in situations that you have previously disturbed. As the image of this post illustrates.

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Coaches and mentors for students

The importance of a mentor and a coach

Before we understand how important they may be, we talk first about the difference between a mentor and a coach. So, a mentor is a person who has already been where you want to be. So, he can be just one, two or three steps ahead of you. He doesn’t need to be an expert already, although this can be a plus but more complicated to find. If it is already several steps ahead. This will be enough because he can help you in the steps he goes through and make it feedback that can help you.

He can give you a map, the steps to follow to reach that point. It could be very useful because you gain time on research and the mistake he did before you could do. Now the coach, who is a person that doesn’t tell you what to do, but through questions makes you realise what you need to do in your life or for your goal.

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English pronunciation

English pronunciation

Today we will talk about pronunciation. This article is primarily for foreigners who speak English. The most important thing in pronunciation is self-confidence, it’s not always easy to have self-confidence when you speak English or another language, you’re afraid to make mistakes, not to make it clear. But don’t, it will be in those moments when you will make mistakes that will prevent you from being understood.

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Passion

What is to be passionate

As we discussed last week, talking about types of thoughts, having a person in your life who is in most of the time positive is important for you, it will help you to stay positive, to keep smiling, because that person will have a smile that will be communicative. This, in turn, can help you to have that positive mindset that can only help you in everyday life, people who always find the positive side of things, can only be happier than others. Therefore, the people around you if you feel happy, it will help you feel happy and it is an endless circle, you convey your energy in this way. You make people want to be happy by being happy. Interesting? Keep on reading! …

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Positive vs negative thoughts

The importance of positive thoughts

To discuss positive thoughts, we can start by talking about the different types of thoughts that exist. For example, you have neutral thoughts, that is the type of thoughts that help you to keep running, to keep alive. You have multiple examples for that, like, when you go to the supermarket, you will think about what to buy to eat, to drink. Then there are unnecessary thoughts, you must imagine what kind of thoughts he has, for example when you say to yourself, I’m going to go to Netflix, or watch TV.

You’re going to go on your social networks, it’s typically procrastination. You know you can do useful things, but you would rather do unnecessary things. Then there are the negative energies. These thoughts will not only waste your energy, but also make you weaker, and waste your time. You know that little voice that you say, that you can’t do anything. Or when other people criticize you, this little voice will lower you even more and remind you in the next situation. You will lose your self-esteem, which will probably stop you in your goals.

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The Young Leaders Academy

Are you struggling in life and studying a career without knowing what to do next? Would you like to do something great, helping people, but you don’t know where to start with?

Then this is the right place to be, the Young Leaders Academy!

We are offering scholarships, free places, to join this Academy for 9 months.

Let me explain to you what is this academia about, but, most importantly, what is not about. It’s not about giving you a job, but I promise you that after these nine months with us, you will have much more priorities to get that job or to achieve the goals that you want to achieve.

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