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Posted on: 10/07/2020

Government Information, Support and Guidance


Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental health advice from New Scientist

Whether you are at home alone or juggling work and family, those working in mental health

share their advice on how to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic. Please click here for the full article.

Healthy Working at Home: from Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

If you are working from home during this time, as well as running a home school, please see the current advice from EPM to try to help and balance your daily life. Click here.

Virtual College for Wellbeing

Mental health and wellbeing are extremely important topics for both employers and

employees to consider and actively encourage. This free course has been designed as a resource pack full of tips and advice to help an individual’s mental and wellbeing. Click here.


Free Courses and Activities

  • Earth Day at 50, invites you to explore how sustainability spans generations, experiences, and industries.
  • The Skills Toolkit provide free digital and numeracy courses.
  • Coursera works with over 190 universities and companies to develop thousands of courses, many of them free, focused on developing skills for learners
  • The Amazon Future Engineer ‘virtual coding programme’
  • The British Museum has made its online collections free to the public.
  • The Natural History Museum has free virtual tours.
  • The Tate Gallery has a 360-degree virtual tour online.
  • View the latest exhibitions at The National Gallery virtual tours.
  • The Vatican has opened up its digital tours so the Sistine Chapel can be viewed.
  • Audible Stories has made all of its classic children’s stories free
  • Watch science experiments with Colorado University.
  • The National Theatre are showing a different theatre production every week.

Careers

Success at school

Click here to register for the success at schools newsletter to ensure the latest copy appears in your inbox, giving you all the up to date information to support you and your family in your next steps.

Highest paying jobs

Check out this list of the highest paying careers, click here.