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When the lockdown came into effect, everything from training to education shifted online. Although physically, businesses were at a standstill, virtually we were still progressing. Over the last decade, e-learning has slowly grown and has now become the center of attention. E-learning covers all aspects of academia, from college education to training for certificates and professional development. The advantage of online training has become more critical than ever, with schools closing and inviting a hybrid model to a routine. Online learning provides you with the platform to leverage your time and build vital skills for your future. E-learning has brought…

What is Lean Manufacturing? Put simply, lean manufacturing is premised on the principle of purging waste from the production process – subtracting all elements that contribute no overall value to the finished product. It’s “lean” because it aims to achieve much more with much less.  Targets for lean manufacturing’s subtraction process include unnecessary transportation of parts, vehicles, or machinery plant, excessive inventory storage, inefficient movement of people, and waiting or delays caused by lags in inputs. In addition, overproduction of goods above requisite levels, over processing (steps in the production process that are surplus to requirements and therefore redundant), and…

One of the most popular things to bring in the New Year is a “New Year’s Resolution”. A lot of people either write down or verbalize things that they would like to accomplish in the coming year. How many of these resolutions fail to materialize? Let’s look at a few ways to set purposeful goals that are easier to attain. Be Realistic The saying, “Shoot for the stars,” is quite common but overused. Yes, aiming big is a good way to achieve one’s goals. There needs to be some realism though when setting new goals. If someone has never been…

The preschool years are some of the most important and influential of a child’s life. During these years, much of a child’s physical and brain development takes place, and it’s this development that will play a role in shaping their future for the rest of their lives. Positive child development needs to begin at a very early age, so what can you do as a parent to ensure the best start in life for your preschool-aged child or children? Let’s look at some ideas.  #1 – Develop Routines With Your Child From An Early Age As human beings, we are…

The global Covid-19 pandemic may have hastened the uptake of virtual learning technology for many companies. However, these programs have been growing in popularity for years. E-learning has been around for a long time now, and while effective, people still long for face-to-face contact and facilitated the training. That’s where virtual classrooms come in, bringing together the best of both worlds. Virtual training for employees certainly looks a lot different now than it did 10 years ago, and here’s why the newer methods are so versatile and effective. What are virtual classrooms? Virtual classrooms are a learning method that combines…

Roger Wolfson is a Television writer and script editor for notable American television series. His extensive work can be enjoyed through shows like Saving Grace, Law and Order and The Closer as well as regularly contributing to The Washington Post. Whilst managing such projects he still takes time to offer insights into his creative process in what makes a writer a great one. Without overstepping a sense of self grandeur, Wolfson prefers to identify these traits in other writers work that have fuelled his own. Life and art. The equating of these two phenomena is seen by some as the…

Getting into cocktail making for myself, family and friends has definitely been one of the coolest things that I have done for some time. It all started when my wife gave me a book by Adam Seger, the brilliant barman and master cocktail maker, and I started to make my way through. Prior to getting this book I have to be honest that my alcohol consumption was pretty much based around wine and beer, but this took things to a new level. There is actually so much that cocktail making can teach you, and these are the things which I…

Are you thinking about enrolling yourself in graduate school? As if figuring out which program to choose wasn’t hard enough already, it is even more difficult figuring out how you will pay for it. With the entire world still seeing a rise in tuition fees, obtaining ample funding is the biggest obstacle students face when pursuing further education. Depending on the type of graduate program and the location, students need to consider semester fees, food, travel, and accommodation expenses. Not to mention, health insurance and visa costs for international travel add to the already enormous expense pile. However, here’s the…

Learning English is not a difficult task these days. There was a challenging and difficult situation for English learners in the past. Since time has changed, and so are the learning methods. In the past, we used to read difficult books to learn English. It is no longer required. Technology has brought great revolutions in every field of life. Education and learning are also greatly changed by technology. Previously we were told not to play games and focus on reading books. Nowadays, this mindset is mostly changed. Teachers now used playing and fun methods to teach children. Learn English with…

The early years of childhood are undoubtedly the most critical years of a child’s life, as everything they learn during this period sets the standard for their future. An early childhood learning center ensures the children receive the best of such education and establishes a base for emotional, social and cognitive skills. They follow proper preschool education measures and ensure that a child is well prepared to face their kindergarten years and set a building block for their safe future.  In Australia, nearly 296,000 children were enrolled in preschool classes by the year 2017. This signifies how preschool education has…