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Studying as a Parent

A Handbook for Success

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 176
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Student to Student

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Paperback - 9781137330574

22 September 2014

$21.99

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22 April 2020

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06 October 2014

$19.99

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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...

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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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Written by a recent student parent graduate, who students can relate to
Pragmatic approach based on a firsthand understanding of the experiences and challenges as a parent in education
Provides information and motivational support to help make juggling parent and student commitments less arduous
Covers issues from funding and childcare, to managing insecurities and future directions

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.

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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.

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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.

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