It’s World Mental Health Day

Today marks World Mental Health Day, let’s take a look at some facts: 1 in 4 adults experience a mental illness In England, 1 in 4 adults experience a mental illness. This is staggering because mental health influences cognition, perception and behaviour. These in turn affect how an individual handles stress, interpersonal relationships and decision-making. […]

The Essential Revision Timetable That You Need Now

Having a well-structured revision timetable at your disposal is pivotal to academic success, especially when navigating the demands of online learning.  A revision timetable can provide a sufficient structure for you to base your revision schedule around, alongside your freetime and other activities throughout the way. In this article, you will learn about the reasons […]

Improving Social Impact: How Online Learning Helps Community Engagement Skills

  Celebrating our learners’ achievements At NCC, we take pride in our learners’ achievements, and we’re particularly thrilled to see how one learner has applied her educational journey to give back through volunteering. It’s truly inspiring to witness the impact she’s making, especially in her support for Epilepsy Action, a charity close to her heart. […]

The Importance of Learning in Retirement

Many people associate retirement with leisure and relaxation, a reward for decades of hard work. Yet, it also presents a unique opportunity for intellectual and personal growth…  Recent research sheds light on the profound benefits of continued learning in retirement, not only as a pursuit of hobbies but as a vital approach for maintaining cognitive […]

Ultimate Guide to PEEL Paragraphs

Peel paragraphs are largely associated with essay writing, and teachers today are keen to integrate these learning methods into school, college, and even university students to ensure that they know how to formulate essay paragraphs correctly. In this article, you will find the ultimate guide to P.E.E.L. paragraphs, explaining what it stands for, and how […]

Redundancy Process Guide

Nobody wants to be made redundant. But when they are, it catches them almost completely by surprise and they usually don’t know what coping with redundancy means, as that is often the most important ‘next step’ i.e. the redundancy process. This article explores the redundancy process, how redundancy works, some of the redundancy reasons, and […]

What Makes A Good CV: 15 CV Writing Tips

A “good” CV or a “nice” CV no longer cuts it. To really stand out from all the other candidates, you need a “great” CV and that’s precisely what we have in store for you with our CV writing tips and tricks, and more! What is a CV and what makes a good CV? We […]

Teaching Assistant to Teacher

At this time of the year we are always looking at whether we are satisfied with our lives and what we can do during the upcoming year to improve things for ourselves and our families. It is a great opportunity to evaluate job satisfaction, and possibly think about taking that step to begin to work […]

What Are GCSEs? The Ultimate Guide

In 1986, GCSE exams were introduced in the British education system. It is the most common type of academic qualification in the country, with around 5 million students taking them each year.  In this expansive article, we cover everything from the GCSE average point score to function skills equivalent to GCSE to GCSE equivalent qualifications […]