In the weeks following completion of my Chartered Accountancy exams I made my now-husband promise to remind me of how painful they were if I ever expressed the desire to learn anything ever again… in my whole life.
I hated those exams so strongly that it had ruined my opinion of learning generally. Learning had become a chore – something necessary to be able to keep my job and pay my mortgage. A process I used to enjoy had become a complete drain.
Several years later I’ve returned to learning and this time I’m embracing it rather than resenting it. Here’s why you should too…
IT’S MORE ACCESSIBLE THAN EVER
Gone are the days when you’d have to pay thousands of pounds to sit in a classroom and be taught how to pass an exam for that all-important accreditation. The internet has levelled the playing field. Anyone with a desire to learn and access to a computer
IT CAN BE FUN
Learning doesn’t have to mean reading a non-fiction book or becoming accredited in something. I’ve been having ski lessons lately and
CLASSROOM TEACHING ISN’T ENOUGH
YOUR COMPETITION IS AHEAD OF YOU
IT’S NOT AS TABOO AS IT USED TO BE