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Explore articles and advice by expert psychologists; and extracts from ebooks written and published by ACS Distance Education.
New statistics from NHS Digital reveal current trends in smoking and drinking amongst school age children. There are some encouraging signs, although e-cigarettes pose an increasing problem.
 
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.
 
Driving a car can be full of distractions and tiring. Although driver aid systems are there to improve safety and reduce the drain on the driver of the vehicle, in this digital age with texts, emails, phonecalls, sat nav, let alone other information systems, there is a danger that the driver is having to cope with an overload of information and displays. Here is a clever way of providing a detox from the digital environment.
 
Our new Short Course - Telephone And Online Counselling is now available. The Short Course has been developed to train people in how to provide support for clients or customers who are experiencing difficulties.
 
Garden's and play areas within gardens offer children almost limitless sources of entertainment. Play is important for a child's mental and physical development; by considering a number of different elements of the environment available, you can create a natural play area for them to use.