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Starting Your Career in Nutrition

By ACS Distance Education on November 27, 2022 in Careers, Food & Jobs Success | comments

You CAN work in Food & Nutrition without having to do years of study. As with any job, the best career path is one that involves small steps.  Start with a short course and a lower level job. Build your knowledge and experience and advance to higher positions. If you are inspired and continue to keep learning, there's nothing stopping you eventually working to the pinnacle of your industry.  In actual fact, the better nutritional scientists are often the ones who take this more considered, step by step approach.


How to become a Hotel Manager

By ACS Distance Education on November 14, 2022 in Careers & Jobs Success | comments

To be successful in Hotel Management, you need more than just a good knowledge of the hotel industry.

You need to develop excellent management, interpersonal and research skills. An effective hotel manager knows how to delegate, but always keeps a close eye on every aspect of the business and is always moving, always in touch with staff and guests.


Is Rapid Change now the Norm?

By ACS Distance Education on September 24, 2022 in Careers, Education & Psychology | comments

The world entered a period of ever faster change with climate change. It was exaggerated with the covid pandemic.

Has rapid change become the norm?  What are the implications of an ever faster changing world?


Neurodiversity is not a psychological condition, it is a term to describe the fact that everyone has differing psychological and hence behavioural characteristics. We all learn differently, react differently and have different perceptions. Just as plants and animals in nature are biodiverse, human children and adults are diverse too.  Understanding neurodiversity can provide an appreciation of strengths that can be found in diversity, and insights into how to provide a better education and developmental environment for our children.
For an innovation to work, it needs to first be accepted, then implemented. Some innovations struggle to be accepted, and fail before they begin. Others are embraced by all concerned, right from the start. The acceptance of any innovation depends upon complexity, relative advantage, compatibility, observability and trialability