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Teaching my literacy to adults

A very high rate of adults cannot read or write as much as they'd like to be able to. It can be very isolating for people who cannot read signs or maps, can't make their own appointments and don't know how to fill out forms. It can be a life-changing experience for people in this situation to improve their literacy so that they can have more independence. This blog has some information about how people can find educational courses to improve your literacy, as well as some tips on the best ways that you can support adult learners in your family.

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The First Swim Lesson: How to Prepare Your Child

If you have signed your child up for swimming lessons, you may wonder about the steps you should take to help prepare them to participate. This article examines some things you can do before your swim lesson to ensure they get the most out of the experience. Read on to discover more about preparing for swim lessons.  Prepare their swimwear The first thing you should do is to get your child's swimwear ready for the upcoming lessons.

3 Early Learning Services Parents of Special Needs Kids Should Know About

If you are the parent of a special needs child, you are already dealing with an uphill battle when it comes to the right learning environment for your child. Special needs can differ vastly and so can the education that a special needs child requires. If you are looking for early learning services that are geared to the specifications of your child and their needs, then there are some services you should know about.

Why You Need to Create a Precise Plan to Deal with Confined Spaces at Work

If your business involves a risk, you know that you have to have a plan to consider any "what if" scenario. For example, you may have a number of areas within your building that are classified by government as "confined spaces." You will be aware that a considerable amount of legislation is in place to help protect people who need to enter these spaces for any reason whatsoever. What are the key areas you need to consider over and above anything else for dealing with these confined spaces?

Children's Party: Three Central Considerations for Effective Planning

There are numerous aspects that you should evaluate before planning a children's party. Unlike an adult event, there will be multiple restrictions imposed for the safety, health and enjoyment of the involved kids. Therefore, you should consider engaging a professional to help you make the right arrangements for the pertinent celebration. However, if this is not suitable for you, consider these critical factors to ensure that the party is successful.

3 fun activities for students with auditory processing disorder

Students with auditory processing disorder (APD) often find classroom learning tiring as they have to exert a lot of extra energy to focus on the teacher and the activity and block out other stimuli, especially auditory stimulus. This can lead to them losing confidence in their ability to do school work and achieve success in the classroom. Here are some activities that can be incorporated into the classroom to allow students with auditory processing disorder to have fun and learn.

Truck Drivers (Not) For Temporary Hire

The idea of hiring employees on a temporary basis doesn't work well for all types of businesses. Despite the various benefits associated with hiring temporary employees, this might be the wrong move for your truck transportation business. The discussion below highlights reasons why truck drivers shouldn't feature on your list of temporary workers. Training And Professional Development Temporary employment helps to bring down the cost of doing business. This is seen in various ways.

Debunked: 4 Myths About Truckers and Truck Licence Training

Trucking trade schools are professional centres that help to train people to operate and drive heavy vehicles safely. If you have a clean driving record for driving smaller vehicles such as cars and trucks and you wish to expand your driving skills and start a new career, then signing up with a trucking school is the best option. However, you may have heard some myths about trucking schools and truck drivers that may make you think twice about applying to a training course.

3 Ways Independent Schools Give Your Child an Advantage (Even After Graduation)

Independent schooling is a great investment in your child's future. The advantages are long reaching and extend far beyond the end of the formal schooling, including increased lifetime earnings, improved life satisfaction and wealthier household. Here are three ways that children keep benefiting from independent schools after graduation.  Higher hourly earnings Recent Curtin University research showed that independent school students earned more than their public school peers. Men who had been to an independent school earned 15 per cent more than similarly aged peers who had been to public schools, while women who had been to independent schools earn an impressive 19 per cent more than their public school peers.

Keep Your Child Pre-Schooler Healthy in Childcare

As they play closely with other children and share toys it is a simple fact of life that children in child care are exposed to germs and infections. The good news is that there are a number of simple precautions that will help your child avoid many of the common illnesses and reduce the impact of others. Follow these defence strategies to keep your child healthier: Make Immunisation a Priority