Film Producer/Actor Matthew C Martino is set to make a return to education according to a close pal of his.
Above: Off to school he goes, best foot forward Sir.
The 21year old who had us going with his ‘Jack of all trades’ regime is set to make to take it back to the classroom and get some more knowledge in his already knowledgeable head. Martino’s current CV which boasts of GCSE’s, Business/Marketing/Criminology/Health & Social Care Diplomas and Aviation certificates is set to get an addition.
Memoirs released in 2013 had suggested that the AllStarCelebrity attended University of Essex and London Southbank University but it was later published that Martino hadn’t acquired any qualifications from either institutions.
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When children go to school they are learning far more than just their ABC’s and 123’s, in fact most of what they learn cannot be quantified on a piece of paper or be ticked off as a learning objective at all. Lessons learned in the play ground are all about social skills and physical challenge and can be harsh and fulfilling at the same time.
Wrapping children up in cotton wool will not teach them how to deal with dangerous situations; in fact it would have the opposite effect because children would not know enough about the restrictions of their bodies and the signs of danger to be able to anticipate the danger ahead. School playgrounds have been designed to enable children to challenge their own physical skills in a very safe environment. Children can practise developing their sense of balance by moving across varying heights of playground equipment with the knowledge that if they fall the surface they will land on will prevent them from having long lasting damage – also there is always an adult on hand to guide and give assistance when necessary.
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The most wonderful skill a young child possesses is the ability to transport themselves to other worlds and meet a variety of characters due to their vivid imagination. Imaginative play enables children to practice real life skills such as; dressing themselves, language skills, fine motor skills, caring and empathy. Children can be engrossed for a considerable length of time acting out scenarios they have encountered in everyday life or in stories they have read or watched. Imaginative play can occur either in groups where children interact and talk to each other or one child playing on their own talking to a wide range of imaginary friends. This type of play is very portable and can occur either inside or on playground equipment at the local park.
There are many benefits of children participating in imaginative play when out and about, even a walk through woods provides the setting for monsters and witches and magical skills. Sometimes it is not always possible to visit the country so the nearest playground is often a very good compromise as they provide an opportunity for physical development and social development in a very safe environment. All playground equipment is made to a very high safety standard so children are able to participate in independent play without the fear of hurting themselves. Parents can feel confident that their child will be able to play at being super heroes with their new found friends without the need to watch their every move.
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Employees no longer work only for a paycheck at the end of each month. They need to be motivated, recognised and offered proper incentives so they can continue to give their best for their companies. However, too many times companies neglect the importance of having an employee recognition system and they end up losing important employees to their competition.
First of all, the human resources department must handle the employees’ input on the subject. Assuming from the start that the top managers know exactly how to motivate employees and how to keep their morale high in order to deliver the best results for the company can be a big mistake. Surveys and other similar tools must be used to discover what employees consider great incentives and morale boosters.
Another important rule when creating an employee recognition system is to offer rewards that employees consider worth working for. While decades ago, rewards were quite low and scarce, nowadays, workers expect companies to offer important rewards to express recognition of talents, skills, and efforts. Whenever someone in your human resources department comes up with an idea for a reward, think if you would feel motivated to work for that certain reward. Your answer may be quite a light bringer on the subject.
Define clear roles when you create a program to offer employees rewards and incentives to recognise their efforts for making the company better. For instance, it is important to put someone in charge who works in close relation with you. This way, employees will know who to talk to and will also have a clear idea that you are interested in offering them the recognition they are entitled for their hard work.
Employee recognition is based on honest business practices. The best employees and teams must be rewarded according to their efforts and engagement.
Workplace bullying is happening far more often than most of us would like to acknowledge. A 2010 American study revealed that 13.7 million people were being bullied while on the job, and almost 3x that amount stated that they were bullied in the past. If anything, one point has been made clear: that such bullying practice has to stop. Here we’ll outline the steps that you can take to put an end to any bullying in your work place.
Step 1: Acknowledge It’s Happening
A lot of employers tend to overlook any bullying and mistaken it as “funny” or some sort of “camaraderie” amongst employees. The employer needs to step up and ask those who are taking the brunt of ridicule what sort of affect these comments are having on them, and then address the negative impact that this type of behavior is having on the workplace.
Step 2: Block It
Once you know that bullying is happening, the onus is on you to intervene. Forget telling your employees to “work it out amongst themselves” or “tough it out”. The employer needs to put a stop to it immediately and by whatever means necessary.
Step 3: Put an End to All Rumors
A lot of work place bullying is related to rumors that are going through the office. True, false, or in between – it doesn’t matter. Your goal as an employer should be to foster a sense of community, which means putting everything on the table and putting an end to any nonsense rumors that may be going around.
Step 4: Create Workplace Policies
Finally, any anti-bullying policy should be regarded as being part of providing a safe workplace for employees, something which every employee is entitled to. To add some additional clout to ending any type of bullying in the workplace, create some policies that can immediately be a reference and basis for action and engaged expert consultants such as Complex Consultancy Services for training employees on how to handle such problematic behaviours and situations.