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Self-Awareness

Self-Awareness

What You Need to Succeed

Research has found that the majority of people think they are self-aware, while in reality less than a quarter truly are. If they took a test about themselves, they would probably fail! This video examines what self-awareness is and why it is an...Show More
Developing Grit

Developing Grit

What You Need to Succeed

As the saying goes, genius is one part inspiration and 99 parts perspiration. Without grit and tenacity, natural talent can tragically be left undeveloped and unfulfilled. It’s only by putting in the hours and overcoming setbacks that long-term...Show More
My Future Self

My Future Self

What You Need to Succeed

If you met your future self, what would you want to ask them? Just as importantly, what would you hope they could tell you? Knowing your future self involves understanding your present strengths and interests, and considering how they will change...Show More
Aspiration and Ambition

Aspiration and Ambition

What You Need to Succeed

Where do you see yourself ten years from now? What do you want to do and who do you want to be? For young people, ten years away might sound impossibly distant, yet it’s these questions that can shape their actions today. This video helps...Show More
The Benefits of Lifelong Learning

The Benefits of Lifelong Learning

What You Need to Succeed

More than half of what you learn in life is outside of formal education. But lifelong learning doesn’t mean doing maths homework well into middle age! Instead, it means you have a hunger to discover new things and a recognition that you need to...Show More
Social Awareness

Social Awareness

What You Need to Succeed

Being socially aware is the ability to read what others may be thinking and feeling, as well as knowing the right things to say at the right time. This video helps students develop empathy, learning when it is appropriate to engage more as a...Show More
A Growth Mindset

A Growth Mindset

What You Need to Succeed

A growth mindset is associated with positive thinking. It embraces challenges and seeks opportunities to learn and grow. Rather than backing down and avoiding possible failure, a growth mindset acknowledges that success comes from practice and...Show More
Social Skills

Social Skills

What You Need to Succeed

Social skills are often challenging for young people trying to navigate their world. Learning how to communicate and interact with others does not always come naturally. However, such skills are crucial for connecting with the people around them...Show More
Self-Management

Self-Management

What You Need to Succeed

Living a life without anybody telling you what to do may sound like a young person’s dream, but without the ability to self-manage, they can quickly find themselves in a dire situation. This video examines what it takes to develop self-control...Show More
Developing Emotional Intelligence

Developing Emotional Intelligence

What You Need to Succeed

There has long been talk about intelligence quotients, but emotional intelligence has recently emerged as an equally powerful predictor of success and satisfaction in life. This video introduces the concept of emotional intelligence and considers...Show More
Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Library Skills

A person’s intellectual property does not just refer to their ideas or words. It also means any images, music and videos that they have created. These types of works are protected online by a licence that tells us if and how we can use or...Show More
Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Library Skills

Most of us always try to abide by the law. But did you know that just by submitting a research report, you could be committing a crime? That is, if you have used the work or intellectual property of others without acknowledging it. Plagiarism is...Show More
Using the Catalogue

Using the Catalogue

Library Skills

Our school and local libraries have a wealth of information to help us research just about any topic we can think of. But where do you start? Understanding online library catalogues, classification systems and signage is a fundamental library...Show More
Online Databases

Online Databases

Library Skills

It is easy to feel overwhelmed when we perform a search online. Often, we get millions of results, only a fraction of which will be appropriate for our research. Enter: databases, and using them is simpler than you might think. This programme...Show More
Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Study Skills

Emerson and Parker have lost control of the final commercial flight of the Berringer-848 model aeroplane. As it plummets from the sky, every second is vital. Fortunately skills coach extraordinaire, Ray Roundtree, is on hand to outline some...Show More
Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Study Skills

It’s high drama – police have identified a time-bomb in a car boot. Brave Constable Taviner decides to defuse it herself – brave because she has no idea what she’s doing. In a flash, skills coach Ray Roundtree appears to save the day with...Show More
Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Study Skills

It’s the day of the bank raid. Underworld lynchpin Black Cat isn’t impressed that Bugsy’s forgotten how to crack a safe. A knock at the door…it’s skills coach Ray Roundtree who loads them up with guidelines for digesting and remembering...Show More
The Making of

The Making of "The Price of Piracy" Commercial

Curtis HIll discusses directing "The Price of Piracy", and the impact of digital piracy on the creative industry.
Copying and Creativity

Copying and Creativity

Copying plays a crucial role at all stages of our development as human beings, from DNA replication to the way in which physical synchronicity helps us establish connections and relationships with friends and family, and beyond. Copying can also...Show More
Copyright in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Copyright in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Creators Discuss

This video explores the use of public domain and licensed copyright materials as inputs to commercial innovation. Interviews with successful UK media firms reveal how the availability of certain expressions, such as open source software and out...Show More
Going for a Song

Going for a Song

Going for a Song tells the story of Tina and Ben, a music composer and a lyricist who create an original song and discuss how to market it.
The Adventure of the Photographer's Stratagem

The Adventure of the Photographer's Stratagem

The Game Is On!

In the grand finale of The Game is On! series, the boundary between illusion and reality has never been so blurred…
The Adventure of the Unreliable Narrator

The Adventure of the Unreliable Narrator

The Game Is On!

Told by the Fairy to find the missing boy, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson arrive in a dark and strange place. But when they come across a game – one they really should play – that’s when their adventure starts in earnest. Now, more than...Show More
The Adventure of the Missing Note

The Adventure of the Missing Note

The Game Is On!

A group of anarchists are threatening to post online top secret information from every European government. A digital music file, with a string of garbled metadata attached, may contain a clue to the group’s location. As always, Sherlock Holmes...Show More
The Adventure of the Six Detectives

The Adventure of the Six Detectives

The Game Is On!

When Sherlock Holmes and John Watson receive a letter from Mary Westmacott, a new adventure at the border between illusion and reality is just about to start. Is Mary only having terrifying nightmares, is she losing her mind, or is she really...Show More