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Jan 15, 2021
DfE launches consultation into GCSE grading
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The Tes news team pour over a consultation document asking how exam grades should be awarded this summer, and we look back on a “massively busy week”

No F*cks Given Podcast
No F*cks Given Podcast
Sarah Knight and Cadence13
6. Just F*cking Focus! (The Must-Do List Will Change Your Life)
This week’s episode begins with a story about the time Sarah Knight filled a cat litter box with sand and hid it under her desk at a fancy Manhattan office building so she could stick her feet in it and pretend she was at the beach. What the f*ck does that have to do with anything? Good question! This week’s focus is on prioritizing—not only the sh*t you have to do, but also the sh*t you want to do, including “me-time” and recreational activities. Sarah’s Must-Do Method is a life hack that will help you manage your day-to-day tasks much better, get your self-care in, still be able to procrastinate (responsibly!), and ultimately avoid the overwhelming burnout that caused her to turn to a litter box for comfort.   Today’s topics:   •                     Prioritizing by urgency •                     Responsible procrastination •                     How your to-do list is is hurting you •                     Turning your to-do list into a MUST-do list •                     The importance of “me-time” •                     Weekly NFG tip: “You’ve got to lobby for your hobby!”   Visit www.nofucksgivenguides.com for more information and to sign up for the No F*cks Given Newsletter. Follow on Instagram and Facebook @nofucksgivenguides and Twitter @nofucksgiven.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
32 min
Checking In
Checking In
SELF & Condé Nast
Dude, Where’s My Sex Drive?
In this episode of Checking In, we hear from Traci, a listener who has recently given birth and is struggling to rekindle intimacy with her husband. She wants to know: Is this normal? Carolyn shares some of her own postpartum experiences and reassures Traci that she’s far from alone. Carolyn then speaks with journalist Angela Garbes, as well as therapist and sex educater Dr. Lexx-Brown James, to learn more about the challenges, nuances—and yes!—eventual pleasure, of having sex after giving birth. Angela Garbes is a journalist and author of Like a Mother. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Cut, New York, Bon Appetit, and has been featured on NPR’s Fresh Air. You can follow her on Instagram @AngelaGarbes, and subscribe to her newsletter. Lexx Brown-James, L.M.F.T., is a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified sex educator. You can follow her on Instagram @lexxsexdoc and on Twitter @lexxsexdoc. If you’ve recently given birth, here are several articles you may find helpful: You Can Probably Have Sex 6 Weeks After Giving Birth—But You Don’t Have To. And It Might Suck. 9 Ways Your Vagina Might Change After You Give Birth 10 Women Share What They Wish They'd Known About Recovering From Childbirth 8 Women Share What It's Like to Have a C-Section 7 Women Reveal How Their Relationships Changed After Having Kids Don’t miss out on new episodes of Checking In on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Sign up for the Checking In newsletter here: https://www.self.com/newsletter/checking-in If you have a health or wellness question of your own and want a chance to be featured on the podcast, you can submit it here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30 min
The Wallet
The Wallet
Emilie Bellet
How to be pension confident with Romi Savova, Founder of PensionBee
Saving for retirement can feel like a distant goal, with pensions often feeling complicated and impersonal.   But with research finding that by the time a woman is aged 65 to 69, her average pension wealth is roughly a fifth of that of a man the same age (Chartered Institute of Insurance 2018), saving for your pension can be vital for a happy retirement.  We know the gender pay gap negatively impacts women throughout their career. This disparity also affects how much we can save for our future, so how can we address the gender pension gap and ensure that we work towards closing it? My guest today is Romi Savova, the founder and CEO of PensionBee - the leading online pension manager giving customers ownership of their savings, encouraging them to actively interact with their pension pot through a unique combination of technology and customer-centric service.  In this episode, Romi shares how we can better understand our pension plans, the importance of financially planning for later life, and how to start saving.  It’s also a very exciting time for Romi as she gears up for PensionBee’s upcoming IPO. With only 5% of the FTSE 100 CEOs being female (IG Group, 2020) we take a look at Romi’s experience as a female founder working in the financial space and how her organisation has achieved complete gender parity.  You can follow and connect with Romi at:    * PensionBee: https://www.pensionbee.com * Twitter: @romisavova We shared some resources in this episode. All the links are below: * https://www.cii.co.uk/news-items/2018/october/deficit-by-a-thousand-cuts-news/  You can learn more about Vestpod and subscribe to our newsletter here: https://www.vestpod.com. You can follow us on Instagram @vestpod and join our Facebook group. My book is available to purchase from Amazon and your favourite bookshop. * Please note that we are not certified, financial advisers! The articles and information made available on Vestpod and this podcast are provided for information and educational purposes only and do not constitute financial advice. You are advised to consult with an independent financial advisor for advice on your specific circumstances.* See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
35 min
The Travel Diaries
The Travel Diaries
Holly Rubenstein
Sanjeev Bhaskar - Long Haul
Today, I’m joined by the much loved actor and comedian, Sanjeev Bhaskar. Following a late arrival into comedy, Sanjeev was catapulted to stardom in the comedy series Goodness Gracious Me, and later The Kumars at No. 42, both bringing the British Asian experience to the masses to international acclaim.  This success, which has led to decades of movie and TV roles, has taken Sanjeev all over the world. India, of course, is a big feature today - Sanjeev has filmed documentaries and written books about the country, where some of his family still live. From Delhi and Rajasthan to Shimla and Darjeeling, Sanjeev paints a wonderful picture of such a diverse and exciting country.  He transports us to the American city he first fell in love with, his European all time favourite and we chat about the new season of his hit ITV show Unforgotten, which is back for its fourth season. Destination Recap: * Delhi, India * Karnal, India * New York, USA * Amalfi, Italy * Rajasthan, India  * Shimla, India  * Darjeeling, India  * Ellora, India  * Vesuvius, Italy * Pompei, Italy * Rome, Italy * Australia  * Paris, France  * New Zealand Unforgotten Season 4 airs on Monday nights on ITV at 9pm.  If you’re enjoying the podcast, then it would wonderful if you could leave a rating or a review - it really makes a big difference because it helps other people to discover the podcast.  To hear future episodes as soon as they are released just search for The Travel Diaries on your podcast app of choice, and hit subscribe.  To find out who’s joining me on next week’s episode, come and follow me on Instagram, I’m @hollyrubenstein - I’d love to hear from you.  If you can’t wait until then, there’s always the first three seasons to catch up on, from Michael Palin to Rick Stein, and Sir Ranulph Fiennes to Dev Patel.  Thank you so much for listening, and I’ll be back next week. A big thank you to Citalia for their support of today’s podcast. You can discover the real Italy with Citalia, the UK’s leading Italian holiday specialists. And thank you to Fujifilm for their support too. Book in your free trial with the Fujifilm X-S10 here.  Today’s episode was recorded during the UK’s Covid-19 lockdown. It was produced by Holly Rubenstein.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
48 min
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