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Why study Latin?

Why study Latin? With around 60% of the English Language having its roots in Latin, you’ll find there are Latin words that you will...

Why is maths so important at GCSE level?

This week, Unionlearn have been promoting the benefits of studying maths with their Maths Workout Week. If you’ve missed it you can catch-up with...

A round-up of highlights from World Space Week 2016

Photo credit: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center Weekly Recap From the Expedition Lead Scientist via photopin (license) World Space Week takes place every year – encouraging...

Why study GCSEs outside of school?

Image: Our Learn@NEC online IGCSE Biology course If you’re considering studying GCSEs but not sure how you can study without going to school, then...

Brexit, a new Prime Minister and your choice of A level subject

Image: Houses of Parliament, London, UK We’ve seen several high-profile changes within UK politics in the past few weeks including the historic decision to...

Innovation for NEC A level science students

Innovation for NEC A level science students Back in February we blogged about how you can study a Science A level by distance learning....

Why distance learning is a great way to gain a CMI management qualification

In a time when there is stiff competition for jobs, a qualification in management can help you to stand out from the crowd. But...

Why study business or economics A level?

With a multitude of subjects to choose at A level, how do you decide which is right for you? Do you chose subjects that...

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Adult education is on its knees: ‘Let’s hope when the dust settles on the General Election, policy makers will take heed’

No one can doubt that times are tough for adult learners. Since 2003 there are 2 million fewer adults in publicly funded further education,...

The future is digital for A level History of Art

Yesterday (12th November), I attended the official launch event of our online A level History of Art course, held at The Grammar School at...

Black History Month 2019

Black History Month is a celebration of black achievement, a reflection of struggles for rights and an acknowledgement of the progress still to be...

How has the Brexit referendum affected A level Politics intake?

Academics at several universities confirmed “the Brexit effect” was driving a boom in applications for both politics and international relations degrees.* It is no...

World Mental Health Day 2019

World Mental Health Day is a day to show support for better mental health and to raise awareness of the importance of looking after...

How do I retake my GCSEs or A levels?

There is nothing quite as soul destroying as not achieving the grade you hope for in your GCSEs or A levels. It is important,...

NEC launches new IGCSE Double Science🚀

“I have found studying by distance learning a rewarding yet challenging experience. Studying in this way lets you choose your own hours to study...

From GCSEs with NEC to a Psychology Access to Higher Education Course 

School was always a struggle for me. I (as well as my twin sister) was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease when I was around 12...

My experience with GCSE Maths

Rebecca studied GCSE Maths, Psychology and English Language with NEC.  In Year 8 I was hospitalised with Crohn’s Disease along with my twin sister....

GCSE Results of NEC students released today

“Self-study made me realise that learning never stops. It’s not a race, not a sprint, not even a marathon, but it’s a lifelong journey.”...