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How to Excel at learning

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During March this year the unionlearn steering group for the AEGON Peterborough office met to review the learning needs of staff and to discuss how these needs could best be met. Based on an earlier survey, and after discussion with our Training Manager, we decided to focus on providing intermediate...

Don't fear maths!

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Is maths something we should be scared of? Is it something that we either understood or didn't when we were at school and something that we have never had to consider again? I work in financial services where maths is a basic requirement, and the usual minimum level requirement is GCSE level grade C...

Are attitudes towards maths holding your team back?

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If the thought of having to do maths gives you a feeling of dread, you are not alone. For so many people bad school memories lead to chronic maths anxiety. Others think of trigonometry, algebra and calculus and dismiss it as irrelevant in life and at work. In reality, wherever we work and whatever...