Tertiary Catalogue

Personal Development


The Cool Down

Five Days of Fitness

An effective cool down and stretch routine is vital to ensure you recover well from a workout. Exercises in this clip include: Windmills, Quad Stretches, Pigeon Stretch and the Downward Dog. The focus is on performing the exercises with good...Show More

Workout 3: Kick it, Punch it

Five Days of Fitness

This Chase 20 workout is a motivational boxing-based routine that will help you make movement a part of your everyday routine. The instructor demonstrates correct form and right and left-hand stances in this TABATA sequence. The four exercises...Show More

Workout 5: Planks and Arms

Five Days of Fitness

The Plank and Arm 2-4-6 workout extends upon knowledge gained in clips ‘Workout 1: Engage Your Core’ and ‘Workout 2: Strong Glutes’. The aim is to build upper body strength and stability by completing Hand taps, Caterpillars, Leg raises...Show More

Workout 4: Posture Perfect

Five Days of Fitness

The Super 8s routine is designed to correct the poor posture that develops when we spend too much time sitting or looking down at devices. The exercises include: Roll Downs, Super Heroes, Single Leg Pull Downs and V-Backs. The instructor gives...Show More

Workout 2: Strong Glutes

Five Days of Fitness

The 21s workout includes four levelled exercises for glute activation and strengthening: Hand Taps, Caterpillars, Leg Raises and Cobra Push Ups. Full-range, half-range and bottom-range versions of each exercise are demonstrated, with a clear...Show More

Workout 1: Engage Your Core

Five Days of Fitness

In the Core 60 workout four different exercises are described and demonstrated with a focus on good form and practice. These exercises will engage and strengthen the core muscles and include: Dead Bugs, Vampires, Plank Holds and Standing...Show More

Improve Your Posture

Five Days of Fitness

Sitting and standing with good posture is essential when so much of our time is spent seated or using electronic devices. This clip provides the viewer with a clear set of simple explanations for improving posture. It also explains the specific...Show More

The Warm Up

Five Days of Fitness

Warming up for an exercise session is important. This clip includes ideas to get your blood pumping, leave you a little out of breath and get synovial fluids to each of the joints. An instructor demonstrates how to perform exercises with good...Show More

Foundation Skills

Five Days of Fitness

This clip introduces seated and supine position exercises and specific skills that will help you get the most out of workouts, protect you from injury and be useful in everyday life. It includes how to stand and sit to improve posture, ways to...Show More
Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Library Skills

Intellectual property refers to someone’s ideas or words, as well as any images, music and videos that they have created. These types of works are protected online by a licence that tells us if and how we can use or modify them. Understanding...Show More
Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Library Skills

Did you know that just by submitting a research report, you could be committing a crime? That is, if you have used the work or intellectual property of others without acknowledging it. Plagiarism is theft and it has serious consequences in...Show More
Using the Catalogue

Using the Catalogue

Library Skills

Our school, college, university and local libraries have a wealth of information to help us research just about any topic we can think of. But where to start? Understanding online library catalogues, classification systems and signage is a...Show More
Online Databases

Online Databases

Library Skills

It is easy to feel overwhelmed when searching online. Often, we get millions of results, only a fraction of which will be appropriate for our research. A solution? Online databases. Using them is simpler than you might think. This programme...Show More
Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Study Skills

Emerson and Parker have lost control of the final commercial flight of the Berringer-848 model aeroplane. As it plummets from the sky, every second is vital. Fortunately skills coach extraordinaire, Ray Roundtree, is on hand to outline some...Show More
The Magic of Learning Styles

The Magic of Learning Styles

Study Skills

World-famous magician Angelo Mysterioso can’t take a trick. No matter how hard he studies his craft, he can’t get it right. Enter skills coach Ray Roundtree, who enlightens the magician on learning styles – visual, auditory, and...Show More
Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Study Skills

It’s the day of the bank raid. Underworld lynchpin Black Cat isn’t impressed that Bugsy’s forgotten how to crack a safe. A knock at the door…it’s skills coach Ray Roundtree who loads them up with guidelines for digesting and remembering...Show More
Workplace Generations

Workplace Generations

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: Don't believe the myths Don’t expect everyone to conform to their generational stereotypes. Just because you’re a digital native, it doesn’t mean you’ll be fast to adopt new technology, and vice versa. Most people want the same...Show More
Team Wellbeing for Managers

Team Wellbeing for Managers

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: Reward people like grown-ups Reward people the way you’d like to be rewarded. The best awards tend to be non-physical, like praise and respect. An opportunity to work on a challenging project can be a highly motivating...Show More
Practical Wellbeing

Practical Wellbeing

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: Mult-tasking Multi-tasking isn’t a thing. It just means failing to do any one thing properly. Switching between tasks has an interruption cost, it takes longer to get back to focus. Focus on one task at a time, until it is complete,...Show More
Planning

Planning

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: Celebrate Small Accomplishments Focusing on big distant goals mean satisfaction is rare and short-lived. Instead, break work into smaller accomplishments, and keep a list to mark off each small win. Chapter 2: Perils of...Show More
Inside Your Head

Inside Your Head

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: Don't compare your insides to other people's outsides We only have access to our own inner monologue of worry and self-criticism but nobody else’s. Resist comparing your insides with other people’s outsides – remember that social...Show More
Personal Wellbeing for Managers

Personal Wellbeing for Managers

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: Don't spread the anxiety virus Emotions are contagious, anxiety especially. Anxiety will get in the way of productivity, so communicate urgency calmly, and be careful not to spread anxiety. Chapter 2: Show your vulnerabilities Showing...Show More
Happiness Habits

Happiness Habits

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: Gratitude It’s all too easy to get acclimatised to the good things in life, and focus only on the bad things. Think about what you’re grateful for – you can even try writing them down. Don’t forget the tiny things! Chapter 2:...Show More
Emotions versus Evidence

Emotions versus Evidence

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: Keep a sense of perspective We catastrophise: if something goes slightly wrong, we assume everything’s gone terribly wrong. We project disasters in our future. Try to keep perspective and recall previous occasions when you...Show More
Getting Stuff Done

Getting Stuff Done

Wellbeing Essentials

Chapter 1: You don't have to 'feel like it' We tell ourselves that we need to be in the right mindset to work, but actually that makes it harder. Focus instead on taking some physical actions – and the ‘motivated’ mindset will usually...Show More