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News from ADL

A series of blocks spell out study on a wooden table

It can be argued that there is little point in studying if you are going to forget the contents of your course soon after your study session. And yet it is just possible to plough on, aiming for a certificate and thinking about the rewards ahead of improved job opportunities and promotion. Would it not …

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Two friends look out at a forest, they look deep in conversation

Sometimes, it seems as if we are surrounded by discord. This may include family members arguing over unimportant things, or in contrast, countries and cultures at war – or even a seemingly daily diet of politicians scoring points over each other. We cannot get away from the fact that life is not all about peace …

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Sculptures of people put their ears to a brick wall, I wonder what they hear

How attentive are you when you are with your colleagues and friends? You have probably been in a situation when you have noticed that the person you are talking to seems preoccupied, distant or just not paying attention to you. You would never be so dismissive yourself in your behaviour – or would you? Attentiveness …

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A man hold binoculars up to look at something far away

Google receives 63,000 searches every second and is the biggest repository of human knowledge every constructed since the burning of the library of Alexandria. It is the best way for us to access new information and use cutting edge technology to run our businesses, blogs and banks. With so much raw data available, a valuable …

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An artist is making statues in their studio

Creatives might seem to live precarious and messy lives, with little in the way of a daily routine, occasionally punctuated by eureka moments. Although this is undoubtedly the case for some, most artists held meticulous daily schedules to aid their creative process. In their lifetimes’ artists like Beethoven, Mahler, Satie and a whole host of …

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A series of colourful crayons are lined up on paper

It’s been well over a month into lockdown, and we’re getting into the flow of things. It may still be like living in a strange, somewhat dystopic parallel universe, but it feels more normal now. We should try and make the most of this time to learn how we work best, so why not experiment …

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A wall drawing featuring a plague doctor, it's spooky

With Covid-19 still looming over us, it is easy to forget that all the other epidemics that have happened through history. Today I will be covering some actual laws passed that the people of the time hoped would curb the infection. Lots of their ideas came from their firmly held belief in tradition. Because human …

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A corridor of grass and flowers

We know that that lockdown is a bit of a bummer, you can’t meet up with friends, go shopping or take a trip down to the pub. So, why not take a journey with us through the modern wizardry of computers to see some of the worlds most exceptional gardens. Maybe get some inspiration for …

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A lady with a mop and bucket posing like she's the hero of an action film

Isolation isn’t great. You can’t see friends, go to the pub, and the news is feeling particularly apocalyptic right now. Some have likened it to the quiz broadcast from That Mitchell and Webb Look. But all we can do now is make the best out of the situation in which we find ourselves. Here are …

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A person is writing with a mechanical pencil surrounded by papers

The current circumstances mean that lots of businesses are losing thousands of productive hours due to isolation and social distancing. We provide TQUK endorsed programs that your employees can embark on during their time away from the workplace. Give your office a new suite of essential skills with our courses on a wide range of …

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An Alien Spaceship, is it from Mars or just a hoax?

Welcome to your advanced certificate in UFO Spotting as part of our new Centre for Extra-Terrestrial Research. In this short course you can expect to learn about: Terrestrial UFOs Extra-Terrestrial UFOs What to do if you spot one How to avoid being abducted Lesson 1: Types of UFOs UFOs can be any type of Unidentified …

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An irrigation pipe in a field

Become an Irrigation Expert! Have a read about the great Career Opportunites. A career as a professional Irrigation expert would encompass the design and installation of landscape water systems (sprinkler systems) whether on a small or large scale, for domestic or commercial purposes. Homes, businesses, golf courses, parks, sports fields and all kinds of landscaping …

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A beautifully laid out desk with pencils, a ruler, and a coffee cup surrounded by greenery

If you are required to stay away from the office due to the current global situation, now is a great time to sample studying by distance learning from home. If home study is new to you, this is a perfect opportunity to experience the benefits that home study provides. The Academy for Distance Learning has …

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Just enter the coupon code ADLBF2019 on the checkout when enrolling in a course to receive a 30% discount! Alternatively contact one of our advisors on 01227 789 649

Introducing Cara Gage!   We would like to welcome Cara Gage to the ADL team. She will be working with Registrar Amanda White to bring you a great student experience.   Cara has come to us from the world of customer finance and we are thrilled to have her on the team! Her 16+ years …

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