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Rethink approach to economics

Rethink approach to economics

G. John Cole :It's been an unprecedented decade for global economics.While many of the headlines have fixated upon the big players and the larger aggregate economy, ordinary people have

Students should believe in themselves

Students should believe in themselves

Vicki Zakrzewski  :"She's just going to be a maid anyway."This was the reason given to me by a fifth grade teacher as to why I, a student teacher at

About affirmative action

Joanna Hughes :The topic of affirmative action isn't exactly a new one. But it was thrust into the spotlight again earlier this month when the Trump administration tasked the

Helping kids adopt a growth mindset

Helping kids adopt a growth mindset

Amy L. Eva  :Some people are just jerks, and not much can be done to change them.Do you agree with this statement? If your answer is yes, here's something

About gratitude and youth

About gratitude and youth

Giacomo Bono  :When I was nine years old, I came down with a serious case of encephalitis. I spent a couple of weeks drifting in and out of sleep,

Rowshanara Girls' School to build new academic bldg

Rowshanara Girls' School to build new academic bldg

Campus Report :The construction works of the Academic Building -2 of Rowshan Ara Girls High School was held on Monday at school premises at Beraid under Badda Thana in

Poush, Pitha Festival at HUB

Poush, Pitha Festival at HUB

Campus Report :Faculty of Unani and Ayurvedic Medicine of Hamdard University Bangladesh (HUB) organized a Bengali Poush and Pitha Festival - 2018 on Tuesday at its permanent campus, Hamdard

Research symposium at DIU

Research symposium at DIU

Campus Report :The '19th IAGBT-KIRTI Biannual Conference and Research Symposium' held on Monday at Daffodil International University (DIU). A total of 51 presenters, including both international and domestic delegates

US delegation meets DU VC

US delegation meets DU VC

Campus Report :A two-member delegation led by Executive Director of International Education of Emporia State University, USA, Dr Mark Daly called on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md.

A European education area: How to make it work for Europe

A European education area: How to make it work for Europe

Michael Gaebel and Thomas Jorgensen  :A new dynamic is emerging in Brussels following a recent European Commission proposal to create a European Education Area. The move, accompanied by French

Tackling youth unemployment and the skills gap

Tackling youth unemployment and the skills gap

Stefan Crets :Nowadays, young people find it more and more difficult to get a decent and stable job, despite being one of the best-educated generations ever. Youth is still

What 'educated' means in a post-truth world

What 'educated' means in a post-truth world

Stavros N. Yiannouka :The biennial World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in Doha this week brings together more than 2,000 policymakers, educators, entrepreneurs, corporate and government leaders from around

Blog about your research

Blog about your research

Alyssa Walker :You can blog about anything: cooking, teaching, fashion, books, history, politics, sports, current events, science… your research… the list goes on.Why should you start a blog about

Importance of inspiration

Importance of inspiration

Joanna Hughes :Thomas Edison once said, "Genius is one part inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." And while there's no discounting the tremendous value of the latter, the former is

Becoming a diplomat

Becoming a diplomat

Elizabeth Koprowski :Diplomats or foreign service officers (FSOs) work in countries across the globe to assist citizens and further their countries interests and policies abroad. Depending on the career

What to expect in kindergarten

What to expect in kindergarten

Campus Desk :By now, you've probably heard the scary rumor: Kindergarten is nothing like the good old days.  Back then, you probably went to school for just half a

Higher math in lower grades: hurting or helping kids?

Higher math in lower grades: hurting or helping kids?

Campus Desk :Every parent wants to see her child keep up with peers, and these days that means taking algebra in the eighth grade. But sometimes we forget that

Pressure, stress, and the gifted student

Pressure, stress, and the gifted student

Campus Desk  :Although it may seem that gifted students are lucky to have been bestowed with intellect and talent, such a classification can come with problems of its own.

The role of teachers and school heads in improving vocational education and training

The role of teachers and school heads in improving vocational education and training

ETUCE :The European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) is pleased to announce the forthcoming public hearing on "The role of teachers and school heads in improving the status

Prepare for multiple careers

Prepare for multiple careers

Alyssa Walker :Welcome to the new normal.It's no secret that millennials are job hoppers. Over 42 percent of millennials change jobs every one- to three-years.What does this mean? Employee

Participatory teaching-learning in Bangladesh

Participatory teaching-learning in Bangladesh

Touhid Ebrahim :Bangladesh is determined to be a middle-income country by 2021. To achieve this status, quality education has been identified as one of the issues and lack of

HRIS: An emerging issue of learning and implementing

HRIS: An emerging issue of learning and implementing

The journey of Human Resource Information System (HRIS) can be traced back in 1950's and 1960's when the first automated payroll system was introduced (Martinsons, 1997). Back then, with

DIU refutes pvt univ rankings, claims top position

DIU refutes pvt univ rankings, claims top position

Campus Report :The authority of the Daffodil International University (DIU) refuted the recently announced 'Private University Rankings 2017' published by Bangla Tribune and Dhaka Tribune. Though DIU praised it as

Book reading competition at GUB

Book reading competition at GUB

Campus Report :The Language Center of Green University Bangladesh (GUB) organized a Prize Giving Ceremony of British Council Book Reading Competition on Thursday at Green Garden of the University. Kirsty

ACM-ICPC Asia Dhaka regional contest concludes

ACM-ICPC Asia Dhaka regional contest concludes

A twoday "ACM-International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC)-2017" was concluded at the city campus of University of Asia Pacific (UAP) recently.UAP Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department organised the final round

BSMRMU holds Freight Forwarding Certificate Course

Campus Report :The Certificate Awarding Ceremony of a certificate course on "Freight Forwarding" was held recently at the University Auditorium, Pallabi, Dhaka, organized by the Faculty of Maritime Governance and

Orientation on admission test of BRU held

Orientation on admission test of BRU held

Jannatun Lucky, BRU :An orientation on '1st year admission test of 2017-18 session' was held at Begum Rokeya University (BRU), Rangpur early on Wednesday where the examiner's instructions were discussed

RUET launches computer networking course

BSS, Rajshahi :The Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has recently launched an advance level training course on computer networking in order to make its teachers, officers and employees

Career carnival at CU

Campus Report :Mobile operator Robi has organized its campus based career orientation event, Robi Career Carnival at the Chittagong University on Sunday. The daylong event brought about a festive atmosphere

Future of China and the UK in academic partnerships

Future of China and the UK in academic partnerships

Academic cooperation is a cornerstone of economic and diplomatic international relations, and China and the UK are working to build a firm foundation for the future. Last October the two