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10 Financial Commandments

Here at Diversity Skills, we work a lot with money. And if you’re like most people we’ve worked with, finances are a touchy topic. So, we’ve gathered our top ten financial management tips in quick, easy-to-follow bullet points (because we know it’s awkward to talk about). Always have a budget, no matter how much money […]

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Are you addicted to busy-ness?

It’s old news. We’re busy. We’re busy with work, with meetings, with family, with school, with friends. We are so busy that when people ask us how we are, it’s the first word that jumps to our lips. We get it. But if not, that means you’re on the other side of the spectrum. You’re […]

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Three Advantages of Studying as an Adult

If age is the only thing stopping you from learning new skills – don’t worry! Study methods and tools have evolved greatly over the past few years and it is now easier than ever to return to school or enroll in training colleges. Your age is no longer an excuse – and is, in fact, […]

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How to choose an RTO

If you’re a student trying to choose an RTO, the berth of options can seem endless. There are as many as 5000 registered training organisations in Australia, and the mammoth task of filtering through them according to your interests, values and dreams may make it seem even larger. There are the obvious questions: is your […]

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What type of learner are you?

Gone are the days of the one-size-fits-all education. Homeschooling, Montessori and nature schools are growing in popularity, with seminal thinkers like John Taylor Gato questioning how much standardized schools create critical, curious, grounded kids. But do you know what type of learning is best for you? You’ve probably heard it all before – visual, auditory, […]

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Our picks – TED-Ed Videos

Our picks: TED-Ed Videos Have you ever wanted to know if it was really that bad to hold in your pee?  Or what the whole sugar fiasco really does to you? TED-ed hosts tons of online lessons on any topic you can think of. Here are some we recommend.   Is it bad to hold […]

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Our picks – Top TEDx Talks

Our picks: top TEDx Talks Browsing the internet can be mind-numbing. Rest assured, these TEDx talks below are nothing but. Here are our top picks, spanning emotional intelligence, creativity, parenting, communication and more. The Muslim on the airplane | Amal Kassir |16 minutes Watching the news, it seems like ethnic divides are ever-deepening. But how […]

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Favourite Tracks to Listen to when Studying

What you listen to when you study can be the bane or boon of your productivity. Here are some of our top picks from across the net. Lofi Hip Hop 24/7 Chill Study Beats Radio Chillhop Café 24/7 Jazzy & Instrumental Hip Hop for Work/Relaxing Zen Garden | Sleep Music for Spa, Meditation, Therapy Rain […]

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The Tips and Tricks to Changing Babies Nappies

People who work in the childcare industry will know that nappy changing can be a trying part of any day. Mums have known this for years. So you’ve studied your childcare course, you’ve done your training workshops and you hold that Diploma in Childcare. It’s your first day in practical training and you’ve read all […]

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How to Ace a Job Interview in the Child Care Industry

Job interviews are as stressful as moving house. The nail biting anticipation of waiting to hear if you’ve even got one on the basis of that resume you sent to that company three weeks ago. The stress of deciding on the perfect outfit. Walking into the room with all the other hopefuls, trying not to […]

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