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Help for revision blues

Friday, 21 April 2017

Following on from our previous study tips post, for today’s blog we’re sharing some thoughts from our magazine on why preparation for exams should focus on more than just knowledge — advice which is as relevant today as it was when it was first published. Enrolled NEC students can also find a scanned copy of the original publication on learn@nec... Read more

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Taking your exams this summer? Follow our top 10 revision tips

Friday, 31 March 2017

With Easter fast approaching it’s the time of year when students across the country are preparing for their upcoming exams. If you are sitting exams this summer and worried about the amount of revision you’ve done so far, don’t panic! These tips from our Student Support Team will help you to make the most of your revision time... Read more

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Questions to ask when shopping around for distance learning courses

Thursday, 8 September 2016

As Autumn is now here, many people are currently looking for the right courses for them. It can often be difficult to know what questions to ask, so we’ve put together a list which we recommend you keep in mind when speaking to any distance learning provider... Read more

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GCSE results at any age

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Unless you’ve been avoiding the TV, internet, newspapers and the radio today, you will have noticed that it’s GCSE results day. As always, the media have focused on the most well-known group of students receiving their results today — the under-16s. We want to take the opportunity today to celebrate another group of students getting results today: the private candidates... Read more

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Barriers need breaking down for private exam candidates

Monday, 22 August 2016

There are an estimated 50,000 people each year who sit exams under their own steam. To put that into perspective, that means there are the equivalent to the population of Bognor Regis or enough students to fill roughly 30 secondary schools of these so called private candidates... Read more

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Celebrating success this A level results day

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Students up and down the country have received their A level results today. News programmes will be filled with talk of teenagers' results and colleges and sixth forms will be celebrating their students' achievements. NEC is no exception, but the difference with NEC learners is they can be any age and often missed out on education the first time round... Read more

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