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5 Reasons to Take Up Adult Education

Considering applying to college? Unsure if adult education is the right step for you? Check out our blog post, offering you all the best reasons to take the dive!

1. Adult education is very different to school

Long gone are the days of being treated like a child, and countless disruptions from rowdy kids. The key difference with 19+ education is that our students make a conscious decision that they want to learn, not because they have to stay in education. Learning is made easier in a relaxed environment, surrounded by like-minded individuals.

 

2. Keep up with the ever-changing economy

There is no bigger example of this than the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The definition and expectations of job roles are ever-changing – 10 years ago, no one would ever expect to be taking meetings on Zoom from the comfort of their own homes! Technological advancements are leaving some jobs redundant. Now, more than ever, it may be worth securing your future by upskilling or exploring new avenues.

3. Social aspects

On the topic of technology – when was the last time you made a real, human connection? Opening yourself up to new opportunities will only increase your social experiences and chances of meeting new and interesting people. You may find yourself a friend, or even soulmate, who shares similar hobbies to you! No better time than the present.

 

4. Exercising the mind

Numerous studies have shown that maintaining an active mind can have great benefits on your health, including greater memory recall, sharper reaction times, and a better attention span in old age. Keeping your mind fit is just as important as staying physically fit! What better way to do just that, than enrol on one of our adult courses?

5. Do it for YOU

You can search hundreds of lists on why you should take an adult course, but ultimately, it should be because it’s something that you want to do. If it’s going to have a positive impact in your life, that should be more than enough reason to go for it! Invest in yourself above all else, life is too short to wait and second guess whether it is worth it. You are always worth it.

 

Explore our part-time adult courses here or contact us via email at ekcplumbingandelectrical@eastkent.ac.uk