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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.

KimiaFor more than twelve years, Nations in Guyana, South America, has partnered with ABE offering ABE Level 4 or Level 5 Diploma courses. But about 18 months ago Nations expanded its field of vision when Dr O’Toole, the Director of Nations, had the opportunity to travel to The Gambia in West Africa and to Turkey to explore new collaborations and the opportunity to use education to make a positive difference in people's lives.  

Whether considering investment from a personal point of view, a business angle or even the perspective of an entire economy, management education of the type provided by ABE’s Diplomas, has sound economic arguments.

EFF 5 CROPUsing the findings from the Educating Future Founders study, we present the compelling reasons why ABE supports the introduction of entrepreneurship education from the start of secondary school.

CTS KidsMBACTS College in Trinidad and Tobago introduced ABE Endorsed KidsMBA in June 2020.  Originally the plan had been to run face to face classes but COVID-19 meant the entire course had to be delivered remotely.   Here is the feedback we received from tutor,  Jenelle Alexander-Ramkissoon, and the story of the impact the programme had one young participant.

EFF headerTaken from the foreword of the Educating Future Founders report by Westminster think tank The Entrepreneurs Network, ABE's chief executive, Rob May, talks about why ABE is supporting this campaign which calls on entrepreneurship education to be included in the school curriculum.

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Bounce-back-abilityIn the wake of disruption caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, ABE has been focusing on bounce-back-ability.  This is the term we've adopted as we look at ways to support our stakeholders - from individuals, to centres, to corporate clients, to communities - so they can bounce back stronger and more resilient.  In the following blog, ABE's Asia Director, Suren Verma, talks about what this means to him

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.