distance learning

Top tips for starting a distance learning adventure in 2018

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

If your 2018 ambitions include a return to study via distance learning, why not use the next few weeks to identify a course that offers the support you need? For distance learners, support offered by their course provider is key to shaping the overall learning experience. Gaining access to the right support from registration through to collecting your results will transform your 2018 learning experience from ‘good’ to ‘great’... Read more

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Five barriers to achieving GCSEs and A level qualifications that need to be removed to open the doors for distance learners

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Education policy makers and the organisations that make up England’s exam infrastructure rarely give a second thought to independent learners taking GCSEs and A levels under their own steam. As an organisation working with distance learners every day, NEC knows that a small number of changes could make a big difference to thousands of people and help the government make progress in achieving its higher education and skills objectives... Read more

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Home education: education’s disruptive brand

Friday, 28 July 2017

Today's NEC Blog is a guest post by Linda Baldwin. Linda has been a home educator since 2010 when she and her husband Mark legally de-registered their son Sam from primary school. Now they have reached the milestone of GCSE examinations, Linda reflects upon the decision they made almost seven years ago... Read more

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Taking the stigma out of dyslexia by raising awareness

Friday, 7 October 2016

In support of Dyslexia Awareness Week, we thought we'd highlight the features available on NEC courses that can help support our students with dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning difficulty which affects the person’s ability to read, write and spell – around 1 in 10 people are affected in the UK... Read more

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