Tag Archive for 'skills'

Adult education courses improve mental health and well-being

November 12th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Learning a language or brushing up on your maths skills in your spare time can boost your life satisfaction in the same way as a £750 a year pay rise, according to research commissioned by the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. People who take an adult learning course, ranging from an art class […]

Ecomodo: Good Returns

May 5th, 2010 by Meriel

Ecomodo is a new Guernsey based online service with high ambitions for enriching communities and driving responsible consumerism throughout the British Isles. Ecomodo creates visibility of seldom used items and spaces, and hidden skills; triggers lending and borrowing by making connections between people who have and people who want; hand holds through each lend to […]