We believe learning together, when created and delivered in a safe and caring environment, provides some of the best opportunities; to not only learn academically, but equally as important, socially. The ability to share, listen, adapt and extend personal ideas are key to a successful, professional and social life. This not only benefits the students involved, but also helps to create an open minded, extensive and appreciative society where individuals are valued for their uniqueness; values which are central to our business philosophy and ethos. We facilitate opportunities where the power of the group multiplies the
opportunities of the individual.
"Group projects can help students develop a host of skills that are increasingly important in the professional world' (Caruso & Woolley, 2008; Mannix & Neale, 2005). 'Positive group experiences, moreover, have been shown to contribute to student learning, retention and overall college success' (Astin, 1997; Tinto, 1998; National Survey of Student Engagement, 2006).
Properly structured, group projects can reinforce skills that are relevant to both group and individual work, including the ability to:
Group projects can also help students develop skills specific to collaborative efforts, allowing students to...
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