• ‘Distance’ learning no substitute for ‘real’ interaction, CICM warns

    By Education Today on November 8, 2017
    Learners studying in a real or virtual class are three-times more likely to gain CICM professional qualification than distance learners Short-cuts in learning and development ultimately hold employees back, and there is no substitute for hard work and classroom interaction, according to the world’s largest professional body for the credit community. New research from the Chartered Institute of Credit Management […]
  • New report: hands-on STEM project work boosts GCSE grades

    By Jonathan Swift on January 27, 2016
    A Pro Bono Economics report, published today by the British Science Association (BSA), reveals that students who have taken a CREST Silver Award – a hands-on, extra-curricular STEM project – achieved half a grade higher on their best science GCSE result, compared to a matched control group. The report, conducted by a group of volunteer economists, is the first independent […]