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Managing a team remotelyABE’s Director of Business Development, Steve Smith,  has, for many years, led a large international team with no two people based in the same country.  Now, with so many of us having to work from home, he shares his experience to help others faced with the challenge of managing their team remotely for the first time.

ABE alumnus and successful entrepreneur, Selveena Parmanum, achieved an ABE Top Paper award through self-study.  With many people unable to access the normal support of their centre during the COVID-19 pandemic, she shares her tips for success to help those in this position who are preparing for exams:

stress cropStudying can be stressful at the best of times and anxiety caused by the COVID-10 pandemic is doubling the pressure for many of us.  Here are five small things you can do to help stop your worries from getting on top of you. 

Study girlAt the time of writing, the COVID-19 pandemic was causing disruption around the world, making it difficult for people to attend their college and requiring a new approach to teaching and learning.  Here are our tips to support learning during this time.

Benjamin Franklin3Mind mapping is a technique to help you remember related information in a visual way and many people find this more effective than formal note taking.  The main concept, purpose or theory is the centre of the map with related information branching off from it.  

You don’t have to be an academic genius to be a great learner if you have the right mind set.  There are straightforward characteristics that you can work on and develop, and these will help you achieve great things in your studies, and life in general.

Writing assignments can be daunting; feeling under pressure, and unsure of if we’ll ever be prepared enough to tackle the question effectively. Remember it does not have to be like this; the most important thing is to start – and start early.

Remote learning2Written whilst Covid-19 was causing unprecedented disruption to face-to-face teaching, here are some tips more for remote study.

Remote learningThis blog is written whilst Covid-19 was causing unprecedented disruption to face-to-face teaching.  Schools, colleges and universities are having to close all over the world, but this shouldn’t stop the learning. Luckily there is a multitude of tools available.  Here are some suggestions for teachers. 

Motivational quoteRead this summary of great advice, study tips and techniques complied from interviews with hundreds of ABE Top Paper Award winners*.

Great reason to study ABESuccess!   You have achieved your ABE Diploma.  All you need now is your certificate.   This is what happens after results have been published.

KidsMBA at Umubano AcademyFeedback from the first-ever ABE Endorsed KidsMBA to be delivered in Rwanda.