5 Reasons why it’s Never too Late to Study...
16 Oct 2020

Studying a course is not just for recent high school graduates. There’s no age cap on learning and whether you’re looking to take on a business or childcare course – South West Training Services is here to provide. If you’ve ever wanted to tackle a new area of expertise or refresh your memory on a … Continue reading “5 Reasons why it’s Never too Late to Study”

Acing your Coursework: 6 Ways to Stay on Track...
22 Sep 2020

In an age where something as small as your mobile phone can offer endless hours of entertainment and distractions, it can sometimes be difficult to stay focused – especially if you’re learning remotely. Staying on track with your online childcare classes is far from impossible, however, and today’s article is going to outline six distinct practices … Continue reading “Acing your Coursework: 6 Ways to Stay on Track”

What To Expect From An Early Childhood Education Course Placement...
25 Aug 2020

If you’re currently enrolled (or are considering enrolling) in our chc50113 or chc30113 early childhood education courses – then you’re probably curious about their placement aspects. Placement is an exciting part of any hands-on course and gives you indispensable knowledge and experience that you simply cannot learn in a classroom environment – face-to-face or online. Luckily … Continue reading “What To Expect From An Early Childhood Education Course Placement”

Remote Learning (5 Essential Tips To Consider)...
23 Jul 2020

When tackling courses such as our Cert III Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113) online and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) online course it can sometimes prove difficult to stay focused. With the current learning environment having shifted so drastically it’s especially important to keep focused whilst learning remotely. In today’s blog, … Continue reading “Remote Learning (5 Essential Tips To Consider)”

The Myth of Multitasking
9 Feb 2016

In 21st century schools and businesses we are taught to associate “multitasking” with efficiency, productivity, and competency. But what exactly does it mean to multitask? How many different tasks can the brain focus on at the same time? Two? Three? As it turns out, science has consistently shown that the human brain can only sustain attention on one item at a time (1). Our overestimation of our attentional capacity stems from a fundamental misunderstanding of the concept of multitasking and of the human attentional system as a whole. The now felonious act of driving while talking on the cell phone will serve as a good example to examine the common misconceptions surrounding multitasking. The conscious experience of driving while talking on the phone is perceived as unified, fluid, and seamless, but this is a mental mirage.