I wondered what I could cover for this blog post and decided on a pet topic of mine over the years – mind mapping! This is a technique that can be used in multiple circumstances such as when trying to organise thoughts when answering an exam question or assignment question or … [Read more...] about Study Technique – Try Mind Mapping!
Introduction I think Benjamin Franklin once wrote something along the lines of death and taxes are inevitable in life, well for a lot of us so are exams! Many exams these days are ‘open book’ in format meaning that you can use sources of references such as the internet or … [Read more...] about Approaching Answering NEBOSH Open Book Exam (OBE) Questions
How much do you know about ladders? No, really, how much do you know about ladders? I am thinking about the NEBOSH risk assessment question on the construction exam paper. It is usually right near the end of the paper, the penultimate question most likely question 9 or … [Read more...] about NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Risk Assessment – Tips for your Success
The open book examinations (OBE) have been with us for a while now. And I think it is safe to say that the ideas that this is an “easy pass” have been well and truly blown out of the water! Like any examination or assessment, whether it is your driving test, a ballet exam, a … [Read more...] about Approaching a scenario based OBE paper
Well NEBOSH have done it, they have pressed the “go button” on the open book assessment for the new syllabus diplomas and the first results are in. I thought it may therefore be a useful moment to reflect on what we have learned through the process. Well, for those who … [Read more...] about NEBOSH Open Book Assessment – the Perils and Pitfalls