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Protecting child rights and ensuring child safety

Protecting child rights and ensuring child safety

Md.  Shairul Mashreque and  M. Abul Kashem Mozumder :Contemporary concerns about human rights have now been focused on empowerment of the children as a vulnerable group. But empowerment of

How students learn by helping marginalised communities

How students learn by helping marginalised communities

Campus Desk :How can you help improve the eye health of people in your local community? Offering a cup of tea and a chat might not be the first

How to get in-and out of-politics

Sara Bliss :It's not uncommon to pivot into politics from a different career. Yet, one of the probabilities of being an elected official is that another career leap will most

Education—key to gender equality

Education—key to gender equality

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana  :Equal rights have been demanded and promised for generations, but last year a shift occurred in the women's movement. Across Asia and the Pacific and around the

Business students can learn from the army

Business students can learn from the army

Alyssa Walker :Military personnel possess many positive qualities: problem-solving, overcoming adversity, resilience, a willingness to try, teamwork, collaboration, communication, and innovation. Sound familiar?It should, especially if you're a business student.Military-style

Digital transformation and robotics

Digital transformation and robotics

G. John Cole :Digital transformation, digital disruption, technology management, strategy, innovation, and technology are very hot topics that executives can't ignore anymore-whatever their field. Embracing the exciting world of

The easy way to learn a new language

The easy way to learn a new language

Peter Rubinstein and Bryan Lufkin :Learning a new language is an inherently scary idea. Thousands of unfamiliar words, an entirely different grammatical structure and the high potential for embarrassment

Breaking down walls not building them

Breaking down walls not building them

Sean Coughlan :"Let's put it this way, we're interested in breaking down walls and not building them," says Meric Gertler, president of the University of Toronto. The head of

How business students can prepare for Brexit

How business students can prepare for Brexit

G. John Cole :You have probably heard quite a bit about Brexit - the UK's departure from the European Union, which is due to happen on March 29th this

Boys vs girls' learning: Biological concerns

Boys vs girls' learning: Biological concerns

Mili Saha :Is that 'Brain' which makes differences?Corpus callosum is the neural cable connecting the two hemispheres in the brain, and it is much thicker in girls, which clarifies

What's the point of school uniform?

What's the point of school uniform?

Chloe Spencer :A shirt, tie and blazer may not be the ingredients for my favourite outfit, but if I were given the choice, I wouldn't throw away the idea

Decolonize education: Are universities listening?

Decolonize education: Are universities listening?

Harriet Swain :When students at the University of Cambridge called two years ago for more non-white writers and postcolonial thought to be included in their English curriculum, there was

What every educator (and student) needs

What every educator (and student) needs

Campus Desk :Connections. It's a word that conjures up different meanings depending on the context. In a school setting, connections - and, specifically, the right connections - are critical

How to raise an emotionally healthy child

How to raise an emotionally healthy child

Maureen Healy :Children want to feel good. It's a fact of life, like all of us. But being a child isn't necessarily always simple or easy. Boys and girls

Class size has only minor effect on results

Class size has only minor effect on results

Bryan Lynn :Reducing class size has traditionally been seen as an important way to improve a student's educational experience. Many public opinion studies have shown that both teachers and

10 global mega trends facing education

10 global mega trends facing education

Andreas Schleicher :What are the big international trends coming over the horizon that are going to affect education systems around the world?Andreas Schleicher, head of education for the OECD

Do stimulants really make the brain work better?

Do stimulants really make the brain work better?

Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D  :Stimulants like methylphenidate (Ritalin) and mixed amphetamine salts (Adderall) have clear benefits for those with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But what about for those without

BAS-Professor Emeritus Dr Sultan Ahmed Choudhury Scientific Talents Nurture Fund Award Ceremony, an initiative of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences was held on Sunday at auditorium of the National Museum of Science and Technology in the capital.

BAS-Professor Emeritus Dr Sultan Ahmed Choudhury Scientific Talents Nurture Fund Award Ceremony, an initiative of Bangladesh Academy of Sciences was held on Sunday at auditorium of the National Museum of Science and Technology in the capital.

Prof Dr Quazi Abdul Fattah, President, Bangladesh Academy of Science was present as chief guest while Zakia Rouf Chowdhury, Executive Vice Chairperson of Rangs Group, was the special guest

Educational tuition costs around the world

Educational tuition costs around the world

Campus Desk :Throughout the world, international economic woes have driven the cost of a college education up significantly, and the few remaining types of scholarships and grants are far

Self-efficacy, a key source for power motivation at workplace

Self-efficacy, a key source for power motivation at workplace

Ishrat Jahan :Self-efficacy is mainly people's beliefs about their chances of successfully accomplishing a specific task. The best method for making a solid feeling of efficacy is through mastery

Big tech beckons students

Big tech beckons students

Sarwat Nasir :Educators have revealed the top higher education trends in 2019, with information technology (IT), business management and digital skills taking the lead. Khaleej Times asked several educators

Potentials of degree on Public Policy

Potentials of degree on Public Policy

Alyssa Walker :Public policy studies offer graduates a deep dive into the inner workings of how governments work-voting, regulations, court decisions, federal, state, and local laws-and how we, the

Why 'intrapreneurship' is so important

Why 'intrapreneurship' is so important

G. John Cole :Everybody's heard of entrepreneurship, but what is 'intrapreneurship'? The neologism intrapreneur is a twist on the word entrepreneur. The word 'entrepreneur' is from the French 'to

Studying 'International Affairs' promises bright career

Studying 'International Affairs' promises bright career

Joanna Hughes :We are living in uncertain times. Globalization, migration, climate change, nuclear proliferation, terrorism, and cybersecurity are just a few of the challenges we face as a planet

Career ideas for female veterans

Career ideas for female veterans

Joanna Hughes :Millions of women all over the world serve their countries. Not only do they boast higher levels of educational attainment compared to their non-military peers, according to

Green lifestyle begins in school

Green lifestyle begins in school

Sarwat Nasir :There are schools in Dubai that have placed sustainability as part of the students' core curriculum. The UAE has a strong focus on reducing its emissions significantly.

Get involved with alumni association

Get involved with alumni association

Elizabeth Koprowski :Admit it. The first time you got an email from your school's alumni association asking for a donation, you were a bit taken aback. After four (or

Public policy degree for a modern career

Public policy degree for a modern career

Alyssa Walker :Public policy studies offer graduates a deep dive into the inner workings of how governments work-voting, regulations, court decisions, federal, state, and local laws-and how we, the

Indigenous studies matter for natural science students

Indigenous studies matter for natural science students

Joanna Hughes :For many years, indigenous people and issues were not only disregarded, but also largely invisible in education. However, as the importance of their impact and influence is

Against gender-based violence in Bangladesh

Against gender-based violence in Bangladesh

Campus Report :The British Council observed the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence on 25 November 2018, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against