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Our Updated Risk Assessment for Covid-19

Posted: 30th Aug, 2020 by Liz Lee

Following updated guidance from Department of Education yesterday, we have updated our Risk Assessment for Covid-19 covering the following: – Amac Covid-19 Home Testing Kit – Face covering in event of new local restrictions – In event of positive test A copy of this updated risk assessment can be found below. Amac Risk Assessment – […]

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Our Risk Assessment for Covid-19

Posted: 21st Aug, 2020 by Liz Lee

Amac is taking all the necessary measures to ensure a Covid-safe environment for those attending our face-to-face open courses and practical assessments, in line with the Department of Education guidance. Measures have been put in place so that our students and tutors can be as safe as possible from Covid-19. Social distancing of 2-metre will […]

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Planning for a Covid-secure September

Posted: 17th Aug, 2020 by Liz Lee

The wellbeing of our students and tutors is of the utmost importance and as restrictions start to ease, Amac is taking all the necessary measures to ensure a Covid-safe environment for those attending our face-to-face open courses from September, in line with Government, Department of Education and awarding organisations guidance. We have many online courses […]

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Latest on our response to Covid-19

Posted: 1st Jun, 2020 by Liz Lee

The coronavirus outbreak has caused us all to adapt and change the daily routines of our lives. We have been closely following the developing situation of the Covid-19 pandemic and adapting to the guidelines provided by the Government, Department of Education and awarding organisations. There are many online courses available to enrol onto which can […]

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Further update regarding Covid-19

Posted: 28th Mar, 2020 by Liz Lee

As the current situation with COVID-19 brings more disruption and uncertainty to us all, we want to send you a message of reassurance. Following the Government announcement in recent days, the Amac team will be working remotely and we want to assure you that we have robust plans already in place to support all students […]

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Amac update regarding Covid-19

Posted: 19th Mar, 2020 by Liz Lee

following the Government announcement yesterday, Amac will stop running face-to-face courses in line with Government instruction. It is impossible to give a specific timescale due to the ever changing situation but we will endeavour to resume face-to-face as soon as it is safe to do so. All online courses are continuing as normal. I am […]

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Advice to Students regarding Covid-19

Posted: 13th Mar, 2020 by Liz Lee

In response to the growing number of cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK and around the world. News headlines about the pandemic have certainly been unsettling. The situation, and the world’s response are evolving daily. It is not yet clear how the spread of Coronavirus will develop and the extent of its impact on […]

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The Marmot Review 10 years on – are health inequalities being resolved?

Posted: 28th Feb, 2020 by Dave Lee

This month, Marmot and colleagues published ‘Marmot Review 10 Years On’, looking at the health inequalities identified in their original review in 2010. Health inequalities refer to the differences between people due to social, geographical, biological or other factors. Some differences, such as ethnicity, gender or age, may be fixed; whereas others are caused by […]

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The ‘global epidemic’ of adolescent inactivity

Posted: 26th Nov, 2019 by Dave Lee

The BBC published an article last week reporting on the World Health Organisation’s research which asserted adolescent inactivity has become a ‘global epidemic’. Over 80% of adolescents (11-17 years old) are not getting enough exercise or physical activity, damaging their health (both physical and mental), brain development, cognitive function, and social skills as a result. […]

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