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60 Second Interview: Home Office change communications manager

Lauren works as a change communications manager at the Home Office, where she has been working on the changing border arrangements following the end of the Brexit transition period. In this interview,...  

What are international development jobs and how can I get one?

If you want to make a difference in the world by helping others lift themselves out of poverty, a career in international development could be perfect for you. In this guide, we explore what international...  

Coronavirus and schools: Your questions answered

As a parent, you will already be very aware that schools are once again closed for the third coronavirus lockdown. However, many more students have access to schools than did during the first lockdown. All...  

Business skills: What they are and how to develop them at school

Business skills are highly sought after by many employers as they show you have the skills and know-how to work independently in a business-savvy way. Let’s take a look some key business skills...  

What is a manager?

When you enter the workplace, you’ll have a manager. You might have heard your parents, friends or siblings talk about their manager. But have you ever wondered who they are and what they actually...  

How to find volunteer opportunities for my child

Volunteer opportunities are a great way for your child to gain experience of the workplace as well as useful soft skills, technical skills and knowledge. In this guide, we look at what counts as volunteering,...  

How organisational skills can help you at school and work

Organisational skills can make your life easier both at school and at work. You probably have good organisational skills already. But thinking about what they involve and taking steps to improve them...  

60 Second Interview: Edu-technology entrepreneur

Onyinye founded Enrich Learning aged just 20, and now she uses her subject knowledge to tutor students, while the skills she developed on a university leadership course help her manage and lead a team. In...  

Jobs in academia: Becoming an academic

If you have a strong interest in a particular academic discipline and want to use your career to carry out research into that field, a job in academia could be for you. In this guide to the different...  

How you can develop attention-to-detail skills

You may think attention-to-detail is an ability you are just born with – but, in fact, attention-to-detail skills can be learnt by applying some simple techniques. In this article we will define...  

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