Children’s Mental Health Week

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The facts are in. According to children’s mental health charity Place2Be, one in eight children and young people have a diagnosable mental health problem. Half of those with lifetime mental health problems have experienced symptoms by the age of 14 and rates of anxiety and depression in teenagers has increased by 70% in the past … Read More…

Build Your Business Skills with E-Learning

Leadership, problem solving, teamwork, communication, time management. These are just some of the essential skills necessary for successful business management. Whether you’re an assistant within a large corporate firm or an entrepreneur of a small new venture you’ll require some if not all these skills at some time in your career, most likely on a … Read More…

Managing Behaviour in Early Years

According to the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework “providers are responsible for managing children’s behaviour in an appropriate way” and “must not give corporal punishment to a child”. Although this sets a firm boundary for not breaking the law where physical punishment is not allowed, it still leaves a blank page for guidance on … Read More…

How Training & Development is Changing

The approach towards training and development of individuals within the workplace is shifting. The focus is growing further towards learning and development aligning with business strategy, and even shaping it. The overarching interest for bosses is growth and therefore people and talent are becoming increasingly crucial as a direct impact to business. Businesses are proactively … Read More…

Are you Asbestos Aware?

Before the discovery of its dangers, asbestos was a material previously utilised in buildings for roofing, flooring, insulation and even sprayed onto walls. It was widely used because of it’s light-weight, strength, insulating and fire-resistant properties, as well as being cheap. The use of asbestos in the construction industry was banned in 1999 in the UK. … Read More…

The Handy C’s!

First aid, 3 C's

Emergencies can occur at any point in time and any place. We ALL need to be prepared for this so we can give the individual who is sick or hurt the correct treatment. The correct first aid training can mean the difference between a life and death situation of the victim. But, knowing the three … Read More…

How to deal with stress as a Teacher

How to deal with stress as a Teacher

April is national stress awareness month. As a teacher, you may find your job extremely stressful whether it be children fighting, papers piling up or lessons needing planning. But here at MTC we wanted to raise the awareness of stress and help you combat these feelings, you should never feel alone when dealing with stress … Read More…

12 days of fire safety

Christmas time is a special time for celebration with all the family and it should not end in tragedy or be cut short because of the extra hazards that are around at this time of year. We have created our 12 days of Christmas fire safety tips, to ensure you have a happy and hazard … Read More…

Stay Safe This Christmas!

Accidents prevention Christmas First Aid Blog

Everyone’s excited for Christmas, it is the best time of year after all. The fresh crisp December air, the hot chocolate filling your stomachs what’s not to love?! But unfortunately the run up to Christmas and everyone rushing around to get their presents for their loved ones a lot of accidents occur. According to the … Read More…

Stress Awareness Day

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Today is 7th November, aka National Stress Awareness day. We all are aware of what stress is and at some point we have all been stressed before…it’s just a part of life. But being overwhelmed by stress can lead to some major mental health problems or it can make existing problems even worse. National Stress … Read More…

Stay Safe this Bonfire Night

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With the evenings getting darker and halloween passing, everyone begins to gather together to see all the public events being taken place around 5th November but REMEMBER in order to have a good time you have to stay safe. If you are thinking of going to a public event or holding your own bonfire night … Read More…