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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.

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...

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.

Telephone Interview Tips

Congratulations! A recruiter has seen your online application and wants to know more! Here are some tips and FAQ's for your telephone interview!

Five Videos to Get You Motivated for Anything

We all need a little boost sometimes. It’s easy to get demotivated when things aren’t going your way and you’re feeling down. We’re here...

How to Approach Self Improvement

Ever wondered how some people seem to be going in exactly the right direction with very little effort? Chances are, they’ve sat down and...

How to Become a Personal Trainer

Are you one those dynamic types, who like getting out, meeting people, and working in different locations? Do you get a real kick out...

How to Become an Egyptologist

What is Egyptology? From the mystery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, to the allure of Cleopatra VII, the last Egyptian pharaoh, the history of...

The Top Four Types of Life Coaching

So you’re considering a career in life coaching? Maybe it’s something you’ve had your sights set on for some time. Or perhaps you want...