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4:46pm Friday 23rd April 2010
Social networking on websites like Facebook and Twitter is without doubt one of the biggest technological and cultural developments of the past decade. This is clearly demonstrated by the fact that Facebook now has 23 million users in the UK alone - around a third of the country’s population – with about 50% logging on every day.
3:45pm Monday 22nd March 2010
There is a saying that education is wasted on the young, and while that may be an exaggeration there are certainly clear benefits to learning in later life. In fact, research conducted by Newsquest training partner Home Learning College showed that 40% of Brits think it is easier to feel motivated by a genuine interest in a subject when studying as an adult.
5:11pm Monday 15th March 2010
Most of us are familiar with the idea of learning in a classroom environment, having spent a great part of our younger years at school. Some find this an overwhelmingly positive experience, whereas others simply cannot wait to leave compulsory education.
5:10pm Monday 15th March 2010
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