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  • Case Study: Epsom College – the importance of blending life with academic skills

    31/01/2019 By Biglife Admin

    How broad should schools’ curriculum be? Most schools’ goal of raising education standards is limited to students’ academic grades. However, when we consider the personality and ‘life skills’ that employers look for, shouldn’t schools also be developing the whole character of their students?   Helen Keevil, assistant headteacher, in charge…

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  • Why we should teach young people life skills: how they build confidence

    23/01/2019 By Biglife Admin

    In today’s fast-paced world and constantly changing environment learning life skills at school is becoming increasingly important. The pressure on young people to meet the challenges thrown at them by the digital world and the changing face of the workplace is immense and we believe that it is our duty…

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  • New year goals – health and wellbeing in 2019

    08/01/2019 By Biglife Admin

    The Christmas holidays are well and truly over, the buzz of the start of the new year is wearing off and all those well-intentioned goals are starting to get lost in the haze of everyday-life hecticness. Therefore, it’s more important than ever to take a step back, reflect, and make…

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  • Should we use Christmas to teach our kids money skills?

    10/12/2018 By Biglife Admin

    Here at Big Life Project our Finance and Money Management module exists to give students practical insight into healthy finance. Money management is often overlooked in education, but we all know what mismanaging money can lead to so we think it’s really important to teach kids money skills in school.…

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