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Whether you’re leading a business, a small team or just dreaming of a future in management, the ability to adapt your leadership style according to your objectives and situation is invaluable.  A first step is to recognise the effectiveness of different leadership styles, so with this in mind, ABE's head of marketing, Linda Wilkin, has summarised below some of the most recognised types of leader.

SelveenaStress and time management are two big challenges when assessments are drawing near and life is busy or difficult, so ABE ambassador and previous Top Paper winner Selveena Parmanum has written this blog to share some tools and techniques to help you stay in control and on top of your studies (and life in general) #ABEway.  

If you're studying hard for your assessments, see our infographic with some top  tips to help keep you on track.

We are committed to being an environmentally sustainable organisation and supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  So, we launched a staff-wide competition to come up with ways in which we could work more sustainably. Here's an infographic with some of the suggestions, based on the winning entry by Gillian Macfarlane, who runs ABE's HR function...

Best preparationOver the years, ABE has interviewed hundreds of Top Paper Award winners* who have shared some brilliant study tips and techniques. Here's a summary of all the great advice the help you get top grades - from the people who have been there and done it!

Suren - Myanmar area managerABE's regional director for Asia, Suren Verma, who is based in Myanmar, shares the moving story of his battle with COVID and how he found strength and inspiration at the most difficult of times...

Selveena cropABE alumnus and successful entrepreneur, Selveena Parmanum, attended the 2021 online Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit and has written this blog summarising the summit's discussions and takeaways to share with the wider ABE community...

Gillian MacfarlaneThe ABE Way encompasses our mission, values and culture.  As an organisation, we exist to empower people to transform their lives, providing them with the skills to be adaptable, have self-belief, and thrive in a volatile world.  These are the values our staff and team are committed to and they run through all that ABE does internally as well as externally.  Gillian Macfarlane is responsible for ABE's HR.  Here, she explains how she uses the commitments of The ABE Way in her approach to ABE's HR service as well as its policies and procedures:

The way a business responds to a crisis can be the difference between it emerging stronger or not all.  With this in mind, we are sharing six inadequate responses, turn these around and you have the coordinates for strong decision-making.

Adaylia-MarieHere are some presentations from just one ABE Endorsed KidsMBA cohort at CTS College in Trinidad & Tobago which really demonstrate how this course fires young people's imagination and builds their confidence. 

Social cropThis infographic tells the story of ABE in the 12 months from March 2020.  It was originally created for ABE's internal staff, who work incredibly hard and don't always have time to step back and look at all the things they help to achieve.  It got such a warm reception that we thought it would be nice to share it more widely as it celebrates all of our stakeholders.

RelaxedThis blog is to highlight the key differences between regulated and unregulated qualifications.  In the UK the qualification regulator for England is Ofqual.  According to Ofqual’s own general conditions when referring to a ‘qualification’ they are talking about a regulated qualification. This however this is not always the case with many awarding organisations, centres and employers using the term ‘qualification’ to describe unregulated provision. This can often be the cause of a great deal of confusion, particularly for students.