Non-traditional degrees and greater flexibility are meeting students’ interests and employers’ needs Alice Todd didn’t expect to find herself camping on Dorset heathland surveying flora and pollination
I’m a new academic and I keep being told that my lectures are boring. Is this really the best way to develop as a teacher? When I walked into a classroom to deliver my first lecture, early in 2014, I terrified.
When Alex Nawabi adapted a controller for someone with cerebral palsy, he reopened a whole avenue of experience At the beginning of March, 21-year-old PlayStation owner Peter Byrne sent an email to Sony.
NUT rejects government anti-radicalisation scheme, saying it causes ‘suspicion in the classroom and confusion in the staffroom’ Teachers have voted overwhelmingly to reject the government’s Prevent strategy,
Putting in late nights at the office doesn’t always mean you are working harder. Here’s how to structure your days to get everything done. If you’re still at the office after 6 p.m., the problem probably
Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks. I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind:
The survey has more than outlived its usefulness. It’s not only a waste of time and money but has become detrimental to learning and teaching The annual ritual of the publication of the National Student
Understanding the psychology of criticism can help you give better feedback and better deal with negative reviews. Editor’s Note: This article is part of “10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015.” Read
In 2014, children are playing Minecraft, watching YouTube and playing with apps – but they’re also still reading books, watching TV and playing with toys. Kids are more digital, but that doesn’t mean abandoning
Our report, published today, could make uncomfortable reading for further education institutions. Based on consultations with more than 100 Stem-based companies (organisations heavily reliant on science,
You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself. You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that
No crunches required! In this week's fabulous five-minute workout video, Women's Health senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book Shape Up Shortcuts, takes you through a speedy yet grueling
When your day seems like it’s imploding, here are four ways to hit the reset button to clear your mind. We’ve all been there. Your boss schedules an emergency meeting on top of an already jam-packed day.
Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire. I know this from experience. When I first got involved in the American Society of Journalists
Not getting any work done? Get out of the office to get in the zone. Despite the fact that many of us spend 40 hours or more a week in offices, it’s likely not the place where you’re most productive. Fried,
Research shows that people who multitask all the time can’t sustain their attention, even when they shut off all their devices. Training yourself in mindfulness might be the answer. “People who multitask
Learning isn’t done through memorization or new knowledge–it’s in your actions every day. Here’s how you might be standing in your own way. Face it: We’re all just a bunch of old dogs trying to learn tricks.
From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months. Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking
Getting into a flow isn’t easy when so many obligations are grabbing at your prime time. Here’s how to tame the day. It’s standard time management advice: match your most difficult tasks to your most times.
You would think that the PGCE year, complete with 24 weeks of teaching practice, would be a good time to realise that you hate being a teacher. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case for me. By the end of
Career experts shed light on the missteps we make without even realizing, whether at the office or in the trenches of a job hunt. Whatever your chosen profession, we all have something in common: We’re
How to work with yourself and others. The newest problems of the world find solutions in the oldest timeless practices like mindfulness, authenticity, and devotion. With the cascade of new technologies
fastcoexist.com - About the author Sydney Brownstone is a Seattle-based former staff writer at Co.Exist. She lives in a Brooklyn apartment with windows that don’t quite open, and covers environment, health, and data More
Is your interviewer late, or asking personal questions? Why can’t anyone describe the job you’re applying for? Yeah, you might want to rethink that offer. Sure, job interviews are nerve-racking–especially
Oh look, your coworker’s changing his pants in his cubicle again. Last week we asked you to share the worst things about working in an open-office. But we also threw in a bonus question: What annoying