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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?

 

 
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
 
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.
 

Managing Staff

By ACS Distance Education on March 19, 2019 in Careers, Education, Jobs Success & Psychology | comments

When a staff member knows more about their industry; they will see more ways of undertaking jobs. Unless they have a good attitude though;  knowledge might not get used.
In today’s fast changing world, knowledge and attitudes change faster than ever.

If you want the best staff, you need to pay attention to staff selection, motivation and education.

 

Work as a Sports Coach

By ACS Distance Education on January 31, 2019 in Careers, Jobs Success & Psychology | comments
Sports coaches tend to offer training in a particular area of sport to enhance and improve their sporting skills. They will understand how to play the sport well, the rules and how to motivate and encourage the athlete.