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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...

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 I love Biology

For Biology Week, we thought we’d feature our Biology Tutor – Josie Briggs who writes about how fascinating Biology is and why she loves...

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...

Questions to ask when shopping around for distance learning courses

As Autumn is now here, many people are currently looking for the right courses for them. Are you one of these people looking at...

Studying at a distance – you’re not alone!

What is distance learning? Distance learning, also known as home-study is a type of study that is available anywhere and anytime of the day...

Vocational courses or A levels – what’s in it for me?

Above: NEC Marketing and Communications Officer Kirsty stands in front of a selection of materials for NEC distance learning courses A recent article published...

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...

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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.”...

Learning never stops. It’s not a race, not a sprint, not even a marathon, but a lifelong journey

I first started homeschooling because I found my grades and morale slipping in mainstream school. This, however, did not mean I hated learning. On...

A level exam results of NEC students released

You don’t have to go to school to get an A level. Among the 300,000 students (BBC, 2019) taking A levels each year are...

From NEC to Oxford

Ella studied A level English Literature and Classical Civilisation with NEC, obtaining an A* and A grade respectively. She has now been offered a...

Educating Rita – A Sociological Perspective

Image source: Educating Rita (2019). Cambridge Arts Theatre. I went to see the play Educating Rita with colleagues from the NEC. Having not seen...

What is #EarthOvershootDay?

What is #EarthOvershootDay? It is #EarthOvershootDay – the day where we have used up all of the natural resources that our planet can renew...