A new study has measured the impact of joining Cadet Forces like Sea Cadets and found that it has massive beneﬁts for young people’s wellbeing and career prospects. The four-year study, carried out by the University of Northampton, says that taking part in cadet programmes leads to much better communication and leadership skills. Personal resilience,… Read More
Simple vs Complicated…
“Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple.” Charles Mingus (1922 to 1979) Charles Mingus, byname Charlie Mingus, was an American jazz composer, bassist, bandleader, and pianist whose work, integrating loosely composed passages with improvised solos, both shaped and transcended jazz trends of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s.
“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 to 1882) He was an American lecturer, poet, and essayist, the leading exponent of New England Transcendentalism.
Actions Speak Louder Than Words…
“Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied” Arnold H. Glasgow (1905 to 1998) His business was a humour magazine that he marketed to firms nationally, which firms would turn it into their “house organ” to send to their customers. He carried on this business for over 60 years,… Read More
Linking Knowledge, Novices, & Collaboration in Learning Outcomes for Teams
Research Paper Title Effects of Prior Knowledge on Collaborative and Individual Learning. Background Collaborative learning is an extensively used instructional technique by which individuals interact in small groups to learn to solve academic problems. This study aimed to determine the impact of task-specific prior knowledge on individual learners and collaborative groups that were instructed to… Read More
Can Regular Fitness Help to Clear Your Mind for Studying?
Physical activity and exercises are recommended by doctors, physicians and medical representatives for a reason. To be more precise, for a whole list of reasons. However, even though physical activity has numerous benefits in regards to our health, many are wondering whether it actually affects our brain and the way we think, process information and… Read More
How Much Does the British Army Spend on Adventurous Training?
Between 2008 and 2017, the British Army spent approximately £106.2 million on adventurous training (AT), split by year as follows: 2008: £7.9m. 2009: £8.1m. 2010: £8.1m. 2011: £8.4m. 2012: £8.7m. 2013: £10.0m. 2014: £12.3m. 2015: £13.1m. 2016: £14.9m. 2017: £14.7m. Caveats: Training Courses at Army Delivery Centres and Army Delivery Wings are open to the… Read More
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