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The UK Government recently announced that they are cutting funding for over 5000 further education courses due to poor attendance numbers. You could think that these courses are being cut because they are niche courses, but they include courses such as hair dressing, agriculture, horticulture, performing arts, cooking and horse care. In the modern world, we still need the people who are able to grow our crops and tend to our plants. We still need people who are knowledgeable about animals and their care.

 
As another private college goes bust in the UK, the lecturers union blame the “marketisation of education” and warned that funding is a free for all amongst private providers. However, ACS Distance Education Principal, John Mason, warns that the problems in education are far more complex than that.
 

Peanut Butter and Dogs

By ACS Bookshop UK on September 21, 2018 in Pets | comments
We all love to give our dogs treats from time to time, and it is nice to give them something different. Peanut Butter is one option - but read the article first as some products contain a deadly ingredient.
 

How Dogs Communicate

By ACS Bookshop UK on September 6, 2018 in Pets | comments

Dogs communicate with each other using sound, scent, facial expressions and body positions. Their sense of smell is their most highly refined sensory ability and they use scent as their major means of communication.

 

 

Dog Training: Drop (Release)

By ACS Bookshop UK on August 28, 2018 in Pets | comments
Dogs love to pick things up. Some will drop them when told, whilst others will not. This behaviour can be changed with a simple technique.
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