Posts tagged with ‘PSHE’

  • 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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  • The final countdown: preparing for life at university

    19/09/2018 By Biglife Admin

    The final countdown to Freshers week has begun. In about a week’s time thousands of fledgling students from all over the country will be heading off to university for the first time. Hopefully most of you are prepared and packed by now but if not, we have a few final…

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  • Life Beyond Home; Preparing for Departure Day

    28/09/2017 By Sheila Harji

    The day had finally come…The day we have been preparing ourselves for, ever since the offer letter came for her place at University.  It’s come around so quickly. So… the question is, how do I feel about it?  I’d say “Mixed emotions made up of excitement, nervousness and worry”.  …

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  • Teaching to Engage

    29/08/2017 By Errol Seaman

    Hi Everyone, my name’s Errol. I’m an ex-professional basketball player, long-time motivational speaker and now Head of Personal Development at Big Life Project.   The ability to self-actualise and build confidence can be tricky to teach. It’s different from teaching the core subjects that teachers spend most of their time…

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