Studying as a Parent (häftad)
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Studying as a Parent (häftad)

Studying as a Parent

A Handbook for Success

Häftad Engelska, 2014-09-22
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Offers practical information and motivational support to help parents in higher education successfully deal with the challenges they face, and make juggling their parent and student commitments less arduous. Written by a recent student parent graduate, it covers issues from funding and childcare, to managing insecurities and future directions.
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'A unique resource for student parents. This book is accessible and easy to manage with a reassuring balance between personal experiences and factual information.' - Becky Robinson, Student Adviser, King's College London, UK 'This book is full of great advice to parents who are or are thinking of becoming student parents. It addresses the perceived barriers to education for parents and demonstrates, with heartwarming true stories, how you can not only succeed in further or higher education but play an active part of college or university life while you are there.' - Sophia Barnes, Student at University of Birmingham, UK. 'The tone of the book is great. A lot of information is provided but it remains informal and friendly which makes the book readable. Knowing that the author has successfully completed higher education with a child makes her relatable.' - Indianna Knight, Graduate from Cardiff University, UK

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Helen Owton is currently a Lecturer at De Montfort University and Associate Lecturer at the Open University. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Winchester, an MSc at the University of Chichester, and a PhD at the University of Exeter.


Author Biography.- Abbreviations.- Prologue.- PART I: GOING BACK TO SCHOOL.- 1. Access to Higher Education.- PART II: ENTERING HIGHER EDUCATION.- 2. Student Pregnancy.- 3. Becoming a Student Parent.- 4. Funding.- PART III: JUGGLING ACTS: BALANCING THE LIFESTYLE.- 5. Balancing Social Life.- 6. Balancing Childcare.- 7. Time Management.- 8. Stress Management.- 9. Supporting Student Parents.- PART IV: FUTURE DIRECTIONS.- 10. Postgraduate Student Parents.- 11. After Graduation.- Further Reading.- Acknowledgements.- Index.