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Digital Mums Why you need a social media strategy

Why you need a social media strategy

Rather than talk about what’s new in Social, we want to talk about what’s NOT new. Those unchanging, fundamental principles that underpin social media success.

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Digital Mums 8 tips for freelancing in the school holidays

8 tips for freelancing in the school holidays

Freelancing during the summer holidays? Read on to learn how to manage the juggle!

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Digital Mums "The course has enabled me to plan my social media strategy for my new business with a lot more confidence."

"The course has enabled me to plan my social media strategy for my new business with a lot more confidence."

Meet Helen Robinson, founder of Gifted Local. Helen completed our Foundation in Social Media Marketing course and is now excited about applying her learnings to grow her new business which connects people to creative businesses in their local area helping them to shop more sustainably.

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Digital Mums "I now have a much better understanding of how social media enables businesses and charities to engage with their target audience."

"I now have a much better understanding of how social media enables businesses and charities to engage with their target audience."

Heather Paton works as a Programme Coordinator for Link UP London’s ReLaunch Programme who funded her place on our Foundation in Social Media Marketing course. She lives in Clapham with her family.

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Digital Mums "Be the one doing it properly, not the one playing at it!”

"Be the one doing it properly, not the one playing at it!”

Emma MacFarlane, 48, is a successful marketing freelancer and lives in Thames Ditton, Surrey, with her husband and family. She completed the Foundation in Social Media Marketing to expand her social media knowledge and to offer another marketing avenue to her clients.

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Digital Mums "I have seen my confidence improve and the tweaks that I’ve started implementing are already showing results on the business accounts."

"I have seen my confidence improve and the tweaks that I’ve started implementing are already showing results on the business accounts."

Keri Mason, 40, completed the Foundation in Social Media Marketing to support her move to freelancing, so she can weave social media into her portfolio of content creation services.

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Digital Mums "We have really enjoyed the course and it has delivered what we wanted and more."

"We have really enjoyed the course and it has delivered what we wanted and more."

Klara Akerstrom, 39 and Mel Booth, 43, are the founders of Marketing Lab a friendly Marketing Consultancy offering practical and tailored advice and support to a diverse range of clients based in the Surrey Hills. They jointly completed our Foundation in Social Media Marketing course and are looking forward to sharing their newfound social media expertise with their clients.

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Digital Mums Foundation in Social Media Marketing: September Admissions Open!

Foundation in Social Media Marketing: September Admissions Open!

We have officially opened up admissions for our next Foundation in Social Media Marketing course, starting in September. This course is designed around the needs of busy mothers and women, offering maximum flexibility through online study and bite-size lessons.

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Digital Mums "Learning has given me an incredible network and lifelong friends"

"Learning has given me an incredible network and lifelong friends"

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” – or so the saying goes. I think the reality is that both are important, but since I graduated from Digital Mums just over a year ago, I have really learnt the value of having a good network.

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Digital Mums Can leaning into learning really transform your life?

Can leaning into learning really transform your life?

When people think about the benefits of learning they traditionally think of employment benefits such as improved employment prospects, increased earnings and job satisfaction. However, learning can deliver far more powerful emotional and psychological benefits that are often surprising and unexpected.

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Digital Mums Benefits of learning: Employment

Benefits of learning: Employment

The benefits of learning are broad and far-reaching. In this blog, we will focus on the employment benefits that adult learning delivers.

Digital Mums Why you need to “lean in” to learning

Why you need to “lean in” to learning

In our new campaign #LearnIn - why women need to lean into learning - we will be talking a lot about the importance of lifelong learning and in this blog, we explore why.

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Digital Mums Forget Lean In here’s why you need to Learn In

Forget Lean In here’s why you need to Learn In

Digital Mums run awareness-raising campaigns designed around our core mission to reduce maternal unemployment and to improve the maternal experience in the workplace. Find out about our NEW campaign: #LearnIn

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Digital Mums Opportunity of a lifetime!

Opportunity of a lifetime!

Digital Mums has partnered with Studio.co.uk to give 20 mothers the opportunity of a lifetime - a brand new career in social media marketing! Read on to find out who is eligible and how to apply.

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Digital Mums Digital Mums launch our brand new podcast

Digital Mums launch our brand new podcast

In celebration of our 5 year anniversary of delivering social impact, we have launched our very own Digital Mums podcast!

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Digital Mums Vote for Digital Mums in the Annual Digital Leaders 100 Awards

Vote for Digital Mums in the Annual Digital Leaders 100 Awards

We are so excited to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Digital Skills or Inclusion Initiative of the Year award! Read on to find out more and how you can vote for us.

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Digital Mums The secret to our social impact

The secret to our social impact

If you are intrigued by how we manage to get such great results from our online courses, our CoFounder, Kathryn Tyler, shares some of the secrets to our success.

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Digital Mums Social impact report 2019

Social impact report 2019

We've hit the 5th anniversary of our first ever Digital Mums graduates and because social impact is at the core of our business we wanted to measure the social impact of our learning experiences. Read on to find out how we are performing at delivering these benefits.

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Digital Mums 5 years of social impact

5 years of social impact

It's five years since our very first Digital Mums' students graduated, so what better time to reflect on our journey, our original mission and look at the impact our Social Media vocational training has had on the 1500 mums who have studied with us.

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Digital Mums Finding the time to study

Finding the time to study

Finding the time to do our 6 month vocational training is easily one of the biggest areas of consideration for our prospective trainees. So to help anyone wanting to find out more about how to manage it, this blog shares top tips from students and graduates.

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Digital Mums Lights, camera, action - shining a spotlight on Digital Mums’ training

Lights, camera, action - shining a spotlight on Digital Mums’ training

Take a look behind the scenes of our Digital Mums' training

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Digital Mums Introducing our new training course: Foundation in Social Media Marketing

Introducing our new training course: Foundation in Social Media Marketing

We are so excited to launch our first ever non-vocational social media marketing training course and hope that this will help us get closer to our mission of supporting millions of mothers to find the rewarding career they deserve.

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Digital Mums Why we stand by Avon’s stand4her campaign

Why we stand by Avon’s stand4her campaign

As the world’s largest women’s network, Avon is committed to understanding the issues around women's economic participation and supporting women to overcome the challenges they face.

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Digital Mums Advanced Diploma in Social Media Marketing

Advanced Diploma in Social Media Marketing

Our Associate Programme in Social Media has been given a makeover with a new name! It's now called the Advanced Diploma in Strategic Social Media Marketing. We thought we would take this opportunity to tell you why it’s so great and why we've changed the naming of our products.

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Digital Mums Digital Mums helped me build a global business from my bed

Digital Mums helped me build a global business from my bed

Hear the inspirational story of how one of our Digital Mums graduates built a global business while she was on bed rest

Digital Mums What sets us apart from the online crowd?

What sets us apart from the online crowd?

Want a taste of what it's like to study with Digital Mums? Read on for some sample lessons and an overview of our vocational training that gets you job-ready like no other online training can.

Digital Mums A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager

One of our amazing graduates Emel Rizwani​ hosted a webinar recently to talk about her journey to becoming a Social Media Manager and what a typical day in her life looks like.

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Digital Mums "I felt empowered as soon as I started the course."

"I felt empowered as soon as I started the course."

Find out how one of our Advanced Diploma Graduates got the job of her dreams before she had even graduated our training!

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Digital Mums We're on a mission to help more mums!

We're on a mission to help more mums!

Our vocational Diploma in Social Media Marketing training has come to an end whilst we develop a new course aimed at helping more mums find #WorkThatWorks. Here we look back at the unique training that helped many mums ditch the 9-5 and work flexibly around their families.

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Digital Mums Reflecting on the last five years and planning the future of Digital Mums

Reflecting on the last five years and planning the future of Digital Mums

Our Co-Founders take time to reflect on five years of training and the future of Digital Mums.

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Digital Mums Time to invest in you with our new-look Digital Retox course

Time to invest in you with our new-look Digital Retox course

Our new-look Digital Retox course is here! Check out how you can keep up with the evolving modern workplace and build the career you deserve in just seven weeks.

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Digital Mums The Do The Hustle Toolkit!

The Do The Hustle Toolkit!

Check out our Do The Hustle toolkit - a free resource bank to help our social media graduates build a successful and sustainable freelancer career.

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Digital Mums Skills, Learning and the Future of Work

Skills, Learning and the Future of Work

The internet has transformed the world of work. Find out what happened, how things have changed and what you can do to ensure you don't let this new digital world leave you behind.

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Digital Mums Doing the Digital Retox course gave me the confidence to say; “Yes, I can do that”

Doing the Digital Retox course gave me the confidence to say; “Yes, I can do that”

Victoria talks about doing our new Digital Retox course and how it's given her confidence and reignited her bug for lifelong learning

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Digital Mums Digital Retox has given me a massive confidence boost and I’ve already applied my learnings at work

Digital Retox has given me a massive confidence boost and I’ve already applied my learnings at work

Hear how the Digital Retox gave Alex Chell a massive confidence boost and how she's applied what she learned on the course direct to her work at a global tech company.

Digital Mums Future-proof your career with Digital Retox - our next-generation digital skills building course

Future-proof your career with Digital Retox - our next-generation digital skills building course

Find out more about our Digital Retox course designed to fast-track students' understanding of the key digital technologies and skills crucial to the 21st Century modern workplace.

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Digital Mums Grab a seat - and the popcorn - for the launch of our Digital Retox #Talkshowtaxi

Grab a seat - and the popcorn - for the launch of our Digital Retox #Talkshowtaxi

Following two successful pilots, we're opening up admissions for our first all-singing, all-dancing Digital Retox course! If you want to reboot your digital skills and give your career confidence a boost, read on!

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Digital Mums Reboot your digital skills with our brand new training course

Reboot your digital skills with our brand new training course

We've launched a new training programme called the Digital Retox. It's all about immersing yourself in the world of digital and indulging in all the new workplace tools and trends out there to build confidence and digital skills. We’re very excited about it!

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Digital Mums “The race against the clock to get to the office for 9am is finally over”

“The race against the clock to get to the office for 9am is finally over”

Read about this Advanced Diploma Digital Mum and how she has launched her own business since graduating

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Digital Mums Making friends with Imposter Syndrome

Making friends with Imposter Syndrome

Business and life coach, Nicky Raby, shares her top tips to tackling Imposter Syndrome on a day to day basis

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Digital Mums “Forget overqualified and underpaid - there is a flexible career option for mums that actually works.”

“Forget overqualified and underpaid - there is a flexible career option for mums that actually works.”

Sarah gives us an honest and in-depth look at the Digital Mums' Diploma in Social Media Management Course and how she now has #WorkThatWorks

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Digital Mums Happiness is ... women supporting women

Happiness is ... women supporting women

Learn how to find the clients and money you really want from The Happiness Explorer, Lydia Kimmerling

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Digital Mums 'After 20 years of corporate 9-5, I now have the flexibility to choose when I work'

'After 20 years of corporate 9-5, I now have the flexibility to choose when I work'

Graduates of our Social Media Marketing: Associate Programme share the brilliant jobs they have landed since graduating

Digital Mums “I can finally see a more flexible future as a working mum”

“I can finally see a more flexible future as a working mum”

Find out how students on the pilot of our 12 month Social Media Manager 3.0 Course are getting on

Digital Mums 7 Top Tips To Help Your Freelance Career Fly

7 Top Tips To Help Your Freelance Career Fly

We show you how to boss it as a freelancer and achieve the #WorkThatWorks dream

Digital Mums "I can't believe how far I have come after being 'just a mum' for the last six years"

"I can't believe how far I have come after being 'just a mum' for the last six years"

Find out how Kerry got on doing our Social Media Marketing: Associate Programme and why it has completely changed her life

Digital Mums How Much Does a Digital Mum Earn?

How Much Does a Digital Mum Earn?

Find out exactly what our graduates are earning after they have completed our training

Digital Mums Sun, Sea and Social Media - do our courses abroad!

Sun, Sea and Social Media - do our courses abroad!

Hear about how you can do our training from Europe and the brilliant Digital Mums that have found amazing flexible careers as a result

Digital Mums Why retraining with Digital Mums is like having a baby

Why retraining with Digital Mums is like having a baby

Find out how Helen found completing our Social Media Marketing: Associate Programme and what she has been doing since graduating.

Digital Mums "We have flexible work - no experience necessary!"

"We have flexible work - no experience necessary!"

We spoke to graduates of our Social Media Managament Course about their experiences finding work after finishing the Course.

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Digital Mums The Digital Mum Guide to Asking for Flexible Working

The Digital Mum Guide to Asking for Flexible Working

Our Co-Founders Nikki and Kathryn break down exactly what the process for asking for flexible work should look like.

Digital Mums Becoming a Digital Mum (the good, the bad and the downright fugly)

Becoming a Digital Mum (the good, the bad and the downright fugly)

Beth gives us a behind the scenes look at the Digital Mums Social Media Management Course

Digital Mums Calling all full time working mums looking for flex!

Calling all full time working mums looking for flex!

It’s been five months since we launched our pilot training programme for full time working mums and we’re really excited to say that word from our early adopters is that it’s working well! So well in fact that we’re ready to roll out our next two pilots.

Digital Mums IWD: 12 Awesome Women who inspire us at Digital Mums

IWD: 12 Awesome Women who inspire us at Digital Mums

To mark International Women's Day we celebrate just some of the awesome women that inspire us every day

Digital Mums REAL Learning and how to get job-ready in six months

REAL Learning and how to get job-ready in six months

In a new blog series our co-founder Nikki Cochrane gets detailed about our training - this week we look at the new Course Movements.

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Digital Mums Fashion, fun and flat lays: my journey to flexible work

Fashion, fun and flat lays: my journey to flexible work

Read about our awesome graduate Angeline and how her life has changed since completing our training

Digital Mums Should I use my maternity leave to change career?

Should I use my maternity leave to change career?

Here we weigh up the pros and cons of retraining on maternity leave and the questions you should ask yourself before you take the plunge

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Digital Mums From 9-5 to flexible freelancer

From 9-5 to flexible freelancer

Read about our amazing student Emma and how she found completing our Social Media Management Course.

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Digital Mums Work from home jobs don't need to be lonely

Work from home jobs don't need to be lonely

Read all about our amazing Digital Mums who are working together and conquering the world of social media!

Digital Mums Love is Blooming at Digital Mums

Love is Blooming at Digital Mums

Find out who the #DMCollective crowned as their favourite children's TV personality in our Valentine's day poll.

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Digital Mums Six reasons why there will never be enough social media managers

Six reasons why there will never be enough social media managers

In our latest blog, we uncover the six reasons why there will never be too many social media managers.

Digital Mums Why it’s time to #ShareTheLove (and a big treat for you!)

Why it’s time to #ShareTheLove (and a big treat for you!)

Check out all the exciting things we have planned for our #ShareTheLove campaign - including our brand new discount!

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Digital Mums How to use social networks to find f******* work in 2018

How to use social networks to find f******* work in 2018

Find out about everything that happened at this week's event with LinkedIn.

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Digital Mums No more 9-5: How I signed a multinational company the day I finished the course

No more 9-5: How I signed a multinational company the day I finished the course

Hear about our amazing student, Becci, who has just completed our training and already landed her first client!

Digital Mums 8 Work from home ideas

8 Work from home ideas

Fed up of working 9-5? Find out about eight interesting and flexible jobs which can all be done from home.

Digital Mums My career change to the perfect work from home job

My career change to the perfect work from home job

Hear from our awesome graduate Joanne on why she decided to make a career change from nurse to Digital Mum

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Digital Mums Is 2018 the year you do some f******* work?

Is 2018 the year you do some f******* work?

Check out our new competition for the chance to win a free place on our Social Media Management Course.

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Digital Mums How to find F******* Work in 2018

How to find F******* Work in 2018

Read about our exciting event with LinkedIn which is happening at the end of this month.

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Digital Mums “I felt job ready and confident at graduation”

“I felt job ready and confident at graduation”

Lisa, one of our awesome graduates, shares the top five things she learnt while completing her social media training.

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Digital Mums  “My name is Darran and my wife is having an affair with her phone!”

“My name is Darran and my wife is having an affair with her phone!”

Louise, one of our incredible graduates, gives an honest account about the challenges she faced completing our training.

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Digital Mums Meet our Masterclass Megastars

Meet our Masterclass Megastars

Find out about our expert masterclasses which are part of our Social Media Training and the famous faces which run them.

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Digital Mums Don’t want maternity leave to end? How I became a work from home mum

Don’t want maternity leave to end? How I became a work from home mum

Molly, a successful mum blogger, shares her story of how she became a work at home mum.

Digital Mums Celebrating the #DMCollective - Women supporting Women

Celebrating the #DMCollective - Women supporting Women

Read about our first ever #DMCollective Awards and the amazing women who started them.

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Digital Mums How to create an awesome remote team

How to create an awesome remote team

Our amazing Operations Manager, Jo Dale, shares how we create a friendly and supportive community within our largely remote team.

Digital Mums “From maternity discrimination to a career change"

“From maternity discrimination to a career change"

As part of the BBC's #mumtakeover Laura, one of our incredible graduates speaks about the discrimination she has faced as a mum in the workplace and how she finally found #WorkThatWorks.

Digital Mums  8 Quick Wins to an Awesome LinkedIn Profile

8 Quick Wins to an Awesome LinkedIn Profile

Follow our eight tips to make your LinkedIn profile stand out and find out how to sign up to our brand new LinkedIn email course.

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Digital Mums 5 Tips for Retraining During a Career Break

5 Tips for Retraining During a Career Break

Elvira Tynan, our Co-Head of Learning, shares her top five tips on how to get the most out of retraining if you've had a career break.

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Digital Mums Why we need to embrace a new way of working

Why we need to embrace a new way of working

The Hoxby Collective, winners of the first Digital Mums #WorkThatWorks Award, discuss why the world of work needs to embrace flexible working.

Digital Mums Career Development Loans have arrived!

Career Development Loans have arrived!

Read about how Digital Mums is now officially registered as a Professional and Career Development Loan provider and find out how you can apply for the loan.

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Digital Mums The real truth behind flexible working

The real truth behind flexible working

Jo, who leads on people and culture at Digital Mums, discusses what it’s like working at an organisation that is leading the way in the world of flexible working.

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Digital Mums Your Top 7 Burning Questions

Your Top 7 Burning Questions

Nadia, one of our Co-Heads of Learning, answers the top 7 questions we are asked about our online training.

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Digital Mums  How to be productive when working from home

How to be productive when working from home

Lisa, one of our amazing graduates, shares her tops tips on how to get the most out of working from home.

Digital Mums Flexible work: How to ask for what you want

Flexible work: How to ask for what you want

Phanella, from the Step Up Club, shares her six top tips on how to ask for flexible working and get the flexibility you want.

Digital Mums Why we are supporting #GoWithThePro

Why we are supporting #GoWithThePro

Learn about the #GoWithThePro campaign and why it's so important to hire a professional Social Media Manager.

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Digital Mums "I finally am living my version of #WorkthatWorks"

"I finally am living my version of #WorkthatWorks"

Read about Gail, one of our awesome graduates, who completed our Associate Programme and now has an amazing, flexible freelance career.

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Digital Mums ​A meeting of f******* minds

​A meeting of f******* minds

Find out what was discussed at our recent roundtable about flexible working during #WorkthatWorks week.

Digital Mums "I am excited to start my new flexible career"

"I am excited to start my new flexible career"

Read Anna’s story about finding #Workthatworks and how she is getting along on the Digital Mums' Social Media Management Course.

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Digital Mums Final two weeks to lock in our current price

Final two weeks to lock in our current price

From 2018 the price of our Social Media Management Course will be increasing due to changes we're making to further improve our training and better support our students into jobs.

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Digital Mums From Redundancy to a Whole new Flexible Career

From Redundancy to a Whole new Flexible Career

Aline, one of our amazing Digital Mums, talks about completing her Associate Programme training and life as a graduate.

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Digital Mums Clean Up The F-Word

Clean Up The F-Word

The latest on our Campaign to #CleanUpTheFword and make flexible working a reality for everyone that wants it in the UK.

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Digital Mums 10 Top Tips for the Ultimate Confidence Boost

10 Top Tips for the Ultimate Confidence Boost

We share 10 top tips from our 'Get Confident This Summer' webinar speakers to help you start believing in yourself and feeling more confident.

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Digital Mums Behind the Scenes of REAL Learning

Behind the Scenes of REAL Learning

Our co-founder and learning lead, Kathryn Tyler, shares what happens behind the scenes to deliver pioneering adult learning courses.

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Digital Mums “I'm back in the workplace after 24 years”

“I'm back in the workplace after 24 years”

Hear about one of our amazing graduates, Debbie, and her success after completing our Social Media Management Course.

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Digital Mums From Teacher to Digital Mum

From Teacher to Digital Mum

Meet Louise, previously a teacher but now one of our awesome Digital Mums. Hear about how she found #WorkthatWorks by completing our training.

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Digital Mums Meet 12 Kick-ass and Confident Mums

Meet 12 Kick-ass and Confident Mums

Read about 12 of our amazing mums and how their confidence skyrocketed after completing our training.

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Digital Mums "How our Campaigns made TV and Radio fame!"

"How our Campaigns made TV and Radio fame!"

We hear from three amazing Digital Mums' about the success of the Movements they ran as part of their training on our Social Media Management Course.

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Digital Mums The F-Word:  The Story So Far

The F-Word: The Story So Far

A look at our F Word campaign, why we're doing it and who's on board. We're working together to stop flexibility being a dirty word.

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Digital Mums Get Confident This Summer

Get Confident This Summer

Join Us For Our New Webinar Series: Get Confident This Summer

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