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Academia

the best maths subjects including calculus

Exploring the World of Calculus Bases

"The calculus was the first achievement of modern mathematics and it is difficult to overestimate its importance. I think it defines more unequivocally than anything else the inception of modern mathematics; and the system of mathematical analysis, which is its logical development, still constitutes the greatest technical advance in exact thinking." -John von Neumann Have […]

6 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

electromagnetism

Electromagnets and Electromagnetism.

An interesting question to pose would be the following: what would the world be like if we didn’t have electromagnets? Whilst magnets themselves – and the magnetic field in general – are naturally occurring phenomena, electromagnets really aren’t. They had to be invented. And, given that these things combine an electric current with a magnetic […]

25 November 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

electromagnetism

What is Electromagnetic Induction?

The science of electromagnetism is one of the most important fields we know of. For practical applications in industry and for our knowledge of the physical structure of the universe, electromagnetism is central. Maybe you’d never have realised but, without electromagnetism, we wouldn’t be able to transport or generate electricity. It just wouldn’t happen. We […]

25 November 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Arts and Hobbies

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Improve Your Oil Painting with these Tutorials and Resources

Sitting down in front of a blank canvas can be a little intimidating. No matter how much we love art history, no matter how ‘creative’ we believe we are, sometimes the creative process itself can be a little bit nerve-wracking. Sat with only a brush, an empty canvas, and your imagination, the opportunities, the possibilities, […]

6 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

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Our Guide to Oil Painting for Beginners

There’s nothing better than the feeling of sitting down with your brushes before your canvas and starting to paint. The time sort of flies away, as you become absorbed in the palette of colours, the slow development of the composition, the gradually appearing image. That’s the dream of many who paint for fun: to get […]

6 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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An Introduction to Oil Painting

We’re guessing you’re here because you want to stand alongside some of history’s geniuses of oil painting. You want to be rubbing shoulders with Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Da Vinci, in the pantheon of the greatest oil painters of all time. Or maybe not; maybe your oil painting ambitions are a little more modest. […]

6 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Health and Fitness

How can you coach boxing online?

Online Boxing Coaching

“A good boxing competition gives one the sight of fine men in their prime, trained to the ounce, showing the highest skill, pluck and endurance in carrying out their attack and defence under strict rules of fair play and good temper.” - Robert Baden-Powell The number of people participating in boxing is increasing. Recent figures […]

28 November 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What exercises should boxers do?

Preparing Boxing Training Sessions

“My father taught me, in boxing, that when you - particularly when you get hit in the face for the first time - you're going to panic. That instead of panicking, just accept it. Stay calm. And any time anybody hits you, they always leave themselves open to be hit.” - Rudy Giuliani The popularity […]

28 November 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How do you set your rates as a boxing coach?

Determining Your Rates as a Boxing Coach

“Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it.” - George Foreman With boxing becoming more popular in the UK, you may have considered coaching it. But how much should boxing coaches charge? Private boxing coaching sessions require more planning than group sessions. You’re going to have to constantly adapt to […]

28 November 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Languages

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Learn Hindi in Glasgow

It’s one of the official languages of India. It’s spoken by hundreds of millions of people and is the third most widely spoken language in the world. And it traces its roots back to Sanskrit. Of course, we’re talking about Hindi, the lingua franca of northern India and a language that is found in places […]

4 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

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Learn Hindi in Leeds

Language learning is one of the best things a human can do. And whilst most of the world is actually bilingual, we silly Brits lag dramatically behind. Whether it’s a subconscious assumption that, it’s okay, everyone is going to speak English anyway – or whether we in fact are just a particularly lazy people – […]

4 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Hindi Lessons in Manchester

Manchester has been described as the ‘city of languages’. And this isn’t very far from the truth at all. There appear to be around two hundred languages spoken in Greater Manchester – and over half of the city’s adult population are thought to be multilingual. Why are we telling you this in an article about […]

4 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Professional Development

Don't let your differences come between you at work.

Explaining Conflict Management Strategies

According to the BusinessDictionary.Com, the term 'conflict management' means: "The practice of recognizing and dealing with disputes in a rational, balanced and effective way. Conflict management implemented within a business environment usually involves effective communication, problem resolving abilities and good negotiating skills to restore the focus to the company's overall goals." This definition sums up […]

3 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Conflict can create a terrible working atmosphere.

What Are Conflict Management Skills?

What is conflict management? Conflict management means to identify conflict and to have the ability or skill to handle the situation sensibly, efficiently and fairly thus diminishing the stress that arises through conflict. Conflict is unavoidable, but how we deal with such disagreements is entirely within our power. How well you are able to deal […]

30 November 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Employers want to know you have the ability to deal with conflict at work should it arise.

How Do YOU Resolve Conflict?

If you think that you have never been involved in any kind of conflict during your years of professionalism, then you are wrong. Or at least that is not the answer that employers want to hear! Don't get us wrong, employers aren't out looking for troublemakers to join their teams, far from it. However, employers […]

30 November 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Tutoring

discovering the Scots

A Guide to Scottish Highers

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." -Malcolm X How much do you value your freedom as a citizen of the UK? Is the fact that you have one of the best passports in the world important to you? There is no doubt that having […]

4 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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What is a NVQ or BTEC Certification?

"The result of the educative process is capacity for further education." -John Dewey Further education comes in many different forms, such as a university, college, vocational training, or weekend courses at an academic institute. Since there are so many options of higher education, students all over the UK are spoiled for choice! But what about those […]

3 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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What is the International Baccalaureate Certification?

"Study abroad is the single most effective way of changing the way we view the world." -Chantal Mitchell Do you long for adventure yet want to learn essential academic disciplines at the same time? Does the thought of learning through experiences thrill you? Do you want to study anywhere but in the UK? If you […]

30 November 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read

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