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Education study looks at the effect of longer lessons

We all know the feeling of being rushed for time in the classroom. For students it can mean hurried lessons, where there is barely time to take things in or ask questions, while for teachers it can mean a race against the clock to get a class settled, teach what is required, and get ready for the next lesson. With ... Read More »

Upcoming apprenticeship events


If you’re looking for information on apprenticeships and how they work, here’s a heads-up for two major events you should attend in March this year. The Voice of Apprenticeship Conference In the run-up to National Apprenticeship Week Moving On magazine is sponsoring the apprentice debate, part of the Apprenticeship 4 England’s 3rd Annual Voice of Apprenticeship Conference 2015 being held ... Read More »

Calls made for mandatory drug education in schools after teen dies

The parents of a 16-year-old boy who died after taking the drug ecstasy have asked that drug education is made mandatory in schools across the UK.  Daniel Spargo-Mabbs of Addiscombe died after taking the drug at an illegal warehouse party on January 20th last year. He and his friends bought 2.5 grams of MDMA before heading to the rave in ... Read More »

Aston Martin take on 14 new apprentices

Possibly the best known name in the British automotive industry,  Aston Martin, the world-renowned luxury car maker, has taken on 14 new apprentices at their manufacturing headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire. The lucky candidates, selected from over 600 applicants, started their Aston Martin apprenticeships in January as part of the company’s drive to invest in young people, as well as in ... Read More »

Student writer hits the big time

Most of the articles on careers and qualifications which are published in Moving On magazine are researched and written by its student readership. Back in February 2014, Moving On magazine commissioned James Churchill, a writing and film studies student at Anglia Ruskin University, to write an article on the Raspberry Pi computer and to interview its inventor, Eben Upton. James’ ... Read More »

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