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Katie Barnes explores the value of online learning for nails

By Katie Barnes | 24 November 2020

Use your time wisely between appointments and during any ‘down time’ by broadening your knowledge and skillset through online classes. During times such as lockdown, online learning has proven really beneficial. There are many online classes available – from paid and free business mentoring and webinars to technical skill building…

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Award-winning nail tech hosts business masterclass for fellow pros

By Helena Biggs | 20 June 2020

Metta Francis, Scratch Stars Hall of Fame nailist and owner of Nails By Mets, has launched #NBMBizClub – an online platform to serve up business advice for fellow pros. Metta, who holds a BSc (Hons) Business & Management degree has attended a number of social media courses and masterclasses over…

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Remote learning: How to keep students motivated

By Scratch Staff | 14 April 2020

Sarah Brenton-Sara, lecturer in Level 2 & 3 Nail Services & Beauty Therapy at Truro & Penwith College, shares advice for fellow educators considering a remote way of teaching, & how to keep students motivated during the coronavirus pandemic… Thank goodness for social media. I have had meetings with my…

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Truro & Penwith College scoops top award for beauty apprenticeships

By Scratch Staff | 6 April 2020

Truro & Penwith College has been recognised as the best provider of hair and beauty apprenticeships in the UK. The College scooped the Hair & Beauty Apprenticeship Provider of the Year accolade at the 2020 AAC Apprenticeship Awards, organised by FE Week and the Association of Education & Learning Providers.…

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VTCT launches Grants & Bursaries Programme

By Sophie Nutt | 14 December 2019

The Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) has launched the Grants and Bursaries Programme to support disadvantaged learners through their studies. The focus is to assist and support learners aged 16-25 years taking an iTEC or VTCT qualification, with particular emphasis given to help those that may be disadvantaged and would not otherwise…

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