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FIVE FACTORS TO CONSIDER BEFORE COMMITTING TO DIST

FIVE FACTORS TO CONSIDER BEFORE COMMITTING TO DISTANCE LEARNING

Marine Society College has years of experience delivering learning at sea and have a unique understanding of some of the challenges involved. If you’re thinking of sitting a GCSE or an A Level but don’t know where to begin, ask yourself these 5 questions to get in the right mind-set to start your studying journey.

You might be thinking of taking a particular course because you need it for a promotion, development in your current role or...

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FUNDING YOUR LEARNING, WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS?

FUNDING YOUR LEARNING, WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS?

One of the best things about going to sea is having your initial education and training paid for – whether you go as a rating apprentice or an officer cadet, there is money available to kick-start your career. But what about after your initial training is finished? How can you fund ongoing training, career development and education?

Did you know that last year Marine Society alone granted more than £1.7million in scholarship funding to...

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IMPROVE YOUR MATHS IN JUST FIVE MINUTES

IMPROVE YOUR MATHS IN JUST FIVE MINUTES

We all want to improve our maths but we’re all busy, and carving out hours of time to perfect long division is neither practical nor pleasurable. To help we’ve put together four ways you can improve your maths in just five minutes each day. You should think of your brain as a muscle; a little exercise every day is better than a marathon once a decade, so put the kettle on and check out our favourite five-minute maths exercises:

Have you...

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What not to do whilst revising at sea

What not to do whilst revising at sea (Hint: You’re probably doing at least one)

Revising for exams is tough. Revising for exams on board a ship while doing a (more than) full-time job is seriously tough. There is a lot of information out there telling you what TO DO when revising, but not enough telling you what to avoid. So we thought it would be helpful to round up six of our top DON’TS when revising at sea:

Time is precious, particularly on a ship. Procrastination will rob you of the small amount of time you have to...

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Introducing Learn@Sea

Introducing Learn@Sea

We believe seafarers should have access to life enhancing education wherever they are in the world so have made some changes to our award winning learning platform to make it easier to use and better value for money.

Below we’ve outlined 3 major changes to our platform and would love to hear your thoughts.

How do you know what you should be studying if you don’t know where your weaknesses are?

We’ve created a diagnostic tool called Skills...

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