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Vocational Qualifications: What are they? Who are they for?

Vocational Qualifications What are they Who are they forWhat would you expect from a nurse from Greece who works in a hospital in the UK? To be able to talk about the environment in English or to give an English speaking patient clear and detailed instructions on how to take medication? You’d expect from a Greek hairdresser who runs a beauty salon in Nottingham to be able to explain the latest techniques they...

Embedding top employability skills into vocational education: Producing leaders for the 21st century workforce

Employability Skills  This article highlights the concept of “employability” and the importance of acquisition of employability skills. Employability skills are referred to as “the skills acquired to secure and retain a job” (Audu & Yusri & Muhammad 2013, p. 9). Such skills are highly valued by employers who seek to hire good workers having both basic academic...

Preventing burnout

  Burnout is defined as a negative psychological experience related to work stress. It is an umbrella term for different negative consequences of work such as emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation and lack of personal accomplishment. (Maslach & Jackson, 1986). It is evident in people whose jobs require repeated exposure to emotionally charged...

Vocational Qualifications you can trust

Available Exam Ban 1920x600 A  The globalization of local markets in recent years has created countless opportunities in the professional arena, allowing for unprecedented mobility in the workforce. However, these changes are also creating new challenges and the ability to communicate in an international professional environment is becoming of paramount importance. In response...

Δυσαριθμησία: Οι Μαθησιακές Δυσκολίες στα μαθηματικά

  Εισαγωγή   Η Δυσαριθμησία ως ξεχωριστή έννοια εμφανίστηκε από τον Αμερικανό R. Cohn, σε άρθρο του στο περιοδικό Archives of Neurology. Σε αυτό το άρθρο η Δυσαριθμησία περιγραφόταν ως δυσλειτουργία του κεντρικού νευρικού συστήματος που συναντάμε σε άτομα που έχουν δυσκολία στις μαθηματικές δεξιότητες. Ο Τσέχος ερευνητής...