July 2015

24/07/2015
With regards to the attributes required to work in nursing, a good bedside manner and having the utmost respect for patients is paramount. However, according to a survey of NHS patients, a fifth of people in hospital in England are not treated with dignity. Read More
 
16/07/2015
Philosophical questioning can be adapted to any subject and can broaden the mind so it is therefore not surprising that a new study has found that embracing philosophy can contribute to improvements in English and Maths school in primary school. Read More
 
16/07/2015
When it comes to writing a CV, it’s generally accepted that an individual will describe both themselves and their experience in a positive light, potentially enhancing their CV to their advantage. A positive spin is one thing, but claiming skills you haven’t mastered - or haven’t even tried - can lead to disaster. Read More
 
01/07/2015
With some sectors struggling to find fresh talent, apprenticeships in health, public services and care shot up from 28,230 in 2009-10 to nearly 58,000 four years later. But what is the future for young people and apprenticeships and how can Skills Platform help? Read More