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I’m too old to get back into education

I’m too old to get back into education

Taking the first step towards adult education can be very rewarding. While getting a higher educational attainment even later in life does not assure you of a higher salary after graduating, it does open a lot of doors that couldn’t have been attainable with your previous educational attainment. And having a higher salary can lead to better financial security to help you and your family in case of health or well-being.
And even if it’s not a formal education you’re after, attending non-formal classes on hobbies and interests helps you improve the way you perform in your hobbies. It’s a great way to learn tips and tricks from people also interested in your hobbies and meeting friends and acquaintances who share the same interests.

If you’re interested in attending continuing education, don’t let your age be a deterrent from going back to the classroom. Education is a life-long process, so no matter how old you are, it’s never too late to learn a thing or two. You’ll never know how much room you have for improvement unless you see for yourself.

Source: Through Education
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Here are some tips for you to try this week :

Many providers have courses available for mature students, once you have found an education provider, read how they support mature students.

Speak to other mature students for a opinion from someone already doing this.

Visit the adult learning centre local to you for information this month.

You can visit the Bridgit Shop at anytime to find our what products and services can support you.

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