Oxford Learning College Blog

Welcome to the Oxford Learning College blog. Here we’ll be providing all the latest news, tips and information from the world of education to aid your distance learning.

Why the Balance Carried Forward Changes Sides

A Level Accountancy – Why the balance carried forward changes sides by Philip Greening-Jackson Following on from the article on whether to close off...

The Major Problem with Economics: Part 1

A Level Economics – The major problem with economics: Part 1 by Philip Greening-Jackson I never understood physics. I think I just wasn’t bright enough....

Balance Sheet Layout, Some Pointers

If you want to know why the items on a balance sheet are in the order they are just follow those rules and you...

Valentine’s Day: Refer a Loved One

  Valentine’s day is not just for your partner, it’s a day for all your loved ones.  This Valentines week, the 14th – 17th...

Examination Placements

Tutors and Exams Centre – Coventry Email: enquiries@tutorsandexams.uk Tel:02476 221008. This centre currently offers discounts of up to 10% to OLC students and is able...

Spiritual Care

Pastoral Care Services “chaplaincy” can frequently be found in most of the following sectors: Health Care, Education, Industry and Commerce – even shopping centres! They...

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Health & Social Care Organisations

Evaluation and measurement of CPD in Health & Social Care, is a meaningful process that will enhance both the performance and outcome for service...

Take Overs and Mergers

A Level Business  – Take overs and mergers by Philip Greening-Jackson. Business studies is an essentially practical subject. For this reason it is important...

How to Make the Most of Distance Learning

Distance learning means that one can study from anywhere in the world be it at home, in a cafe or even on the bus....

Labour Turnover, a Practical Hint

In theory labour turnover is a simple thing to calculate, but is it really that easy to work out how many people are actually...

When to Close an Account and When to Carry the Balance Forward

A problem many students encounter when completing extended trial balance is whether to close off an account or whether to carry the balance forward...

Supply and Demand, a Tale of Two Cities

There are two cities which are fairly close to each other, York and Wakefield. Public transport between them, however, was not good...

“My Journey with Online Learning” – Article by Vanessa, Student Advisor

After undertaking my A-Level courses at Boarding School, I was fully aware of the importance of obtaining qualifications. After successfully getting into University, I...

Why is Christianity Growing in Asia?

The surge in growth can be described as phenomenal in Contemporary Christianity in Asia, ‘why’? This short blog gives you a few answers.

Informed Consent

The conundrum, for the professional, will be the balance of good practice, while maintaining robust administration of ‘informed consent’.

Face to Face Interview Tips

Well done for making it to the face to face interview stage! In order to succeed you must first be well prepared. Here are...

Figure Out What You’re Good at

In this article you will find what is meant by strengths and weaknesses, how to find out which ones define you and what to...

Here’s Why You Need a LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is now the world's largest professional network and is bustling with recruiters looking for people to fill all types of vacancies.