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  • Scottish universities widen medical school access to poorer students
    Scottish universities widen medical school access to poorer students

    Medicine is a highly competitive course to get into at university, but traditionally students from Scotland’s poorest neighbourhoods have not attempted to enter the meritocracy that medical school

  • EQ trumps IQ for workplace success
    EQ trumps IQ for workplace success

    To coincide with Valentine’s Day, an eLearning content provider is offering a free course in Emotional Intelligence for the workplace.

  • Reboot your brain for 2017
    Reboot your brain for 2017

    Of all the courses there are out there, there’s one in particular that promises to lay the groundwork for achieving what we all desire: happiness.

  • Growing people: MindFood
    Growing people: MindFood

    Gardeners everywhere know the benefits of getting outside, getting their hands into the earth and, when the right time comes, enjoying the fruits of their labours.

  • Preventing burnout: wellbeing in the workplace
    Preventing burnout: wellbeing in the workplace
    60% of our waking hours are spent at work. But just being there is no guarantee of productivity. On the best days, we feel energized, motivated and productive, and we get plenty done. Yet how many of those good days we have depends a lot on our state of physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Seventy is the new forty: strategies for successful ageing
    Seventy is the new forty: strategies for successful ageing
    How do you plan to age? Will you let the river of time carry you along helpless, or have you armed yourself with a paddle to steer with so you can explore the banks? How much value do you place on longevity? Is it worth growing very old just for its own sake?

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  • Bonfire of the realities: how to spot fake news
    Bonfire of the realities: how to spot fake news

    Donald Trump’s recent attacks on the media have inspired a new strand of education.

  • Open graves, open minds: Vampire Studies
    Open graves, open minds: Vampire Studies

    The popularity of True Blood, Twilight and The Vampire Diaries has spawned a variety of educational offers for those with a thirst for the subject.

  • Vital functions: become an Excel Jedi
    Vital functions: become an Excel Jedi

    The macros function within Excel is such a powerful feature that only the initiated can handle it.

  • Stand-up comedy courses in London - can comedy be taught? Humour, laughter, standup
    A comedy course? You must be joking
    Stand-up comedy is an interesting instance of the nature vs. nurture debate. Are good comedians just naturally funny people, or have they painstakingly crafted their acts over hundreds of performances so they can push our laughter buttons and get results?
  • The Nobel Prize for Food: winner announced July 11
    The Nobel Prize for Food: winner announced July 11
    The Basque country between France and Spain has a proud culinary tradition that has led to the creation in 2011 of the Basque Culinary Center, a university dedicated entirely to food.
  • Big Data Analytics with SAS
    Big Data Analytics with SAS

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us, even with the Third is still in progress. Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are three of the driving forces behind it.

  • Classroom to chatroom: technologies in teaching
    Classroom to chatroom: technologies in teaching
    Won’t it be great when we can plug ourselves into the Matrix and learn Kung Fu in 30 seconds? While we’re waiting for the boffins work that out, though, we still need to teach each other how to do things by explaining.
  • Welcome to the All You Can Eat Coding Buffet
    Welcome to the All You Can Eat Coding Buffet

    Still paying piecemeal for your coding classes? Locked into a long academic IT course? Get with it.

  • FutureLearn: business courses on the go
    FutureLearn: Business courses on the go
    FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform launched and wholly owned by the Open University in the UK.

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  • Learn to create electronic soundscapes
    Learn to create electronic soundscapes
    Synthesizers have come a long way since the Moog and the Fairlight in the 1960s and 1970s. Synth sounds are so commonplace now that to create new sounds, you need to know a few things about how they work, and learn a bunch of software, to see how you can push the envelope.

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    Thinking in yellow: the philosophy of The Simpsons

    Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, studied philosophy at college.

  • Man with 26 million students.
    The man with 26 million students
    Zach Sims is a college dropout, a statistic of failure in education. Instead of getting an education, though, he founded a teaching company that now has 26 million students. Well played, Zach.
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    Are ‘superfoods’ real?
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  • What do dogs think about?
    What do dogs think about?
    The Open College in the UK is offering a course in Dog Psychology. Upon completion you will have earned the right to have after your name the designatory letters Dip.Dog.Psy and will be awarded with a Diploma Certificate bearing the title.