Articles by Vicky Chilton

Twitter

Twitter Accounts to Learn From

Looking for a daily fix of learning, from History to Psychology? These are my top 5 must-follow Twitter accounts…


Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes to Inspire Everyone

The year is 1904. Having learned to “hear” people’s speech by reading their lips with her hand and distinguish people by the vibration of their footsteps, a pioneering young woman from Alabama in the USA is the first-ever deaf and blind person to earn a college degree, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. Her name […]


Mindfulness

Mastering Mindfulness: The Eye of the Storm

Mindfulness is a simple yet effective approach to help us deal with stress, anxiety and other related issues.


Numeracy

Why Good Numeracy Counts

Poor numeracy also comes at a price. It is estimated that it costs the UK economy an eye-watering £20 billion each year.


Creativity

Closing the Creativity Gap

Creativity is more in demand than ever before in the workplace.


lifelong learning

What is Lifelong Learning?

With technology developing at pace and a shortage of young people choosing to pursue STEM subjects, how do we remain competitive in the global economic market?


Foreign Languages

Preparing your Child for Foreign Language Oral Exams

The good news is that there are many interactive tools available to support your child in learning to speak a new language.


Learning a Language Online

Foreign Language Study: Is the Future Online?

The popularity of foreign language study at GCSE level in the UK appears to be on the decline. In 2002, around three quarters of pupils studied a language other than English as part of their GCSE qualifications. Two years later, the government stopped making languages compulsory at GCSE level, and by 2011, participation had fallen […]


Holograms and Robotics

Beam me Up, Teacher! Could Holograms and Robotics be the future of Online Learning?

does the use of holograms in teaching provide the same authentic feel of having a lecturer or teacher physically present in the lecture hall or classroom?


Multitasking

Multitasking and Online Study – Help or hindrance?

if you’re pursuing online study, it’s imperative that you take time to consider how you can avoid multitasking distracting you from your studies.


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