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For a flexible future!

For a flexible future!

Elizabeth Koprowski :The business world is ever-changing and smart professionals know that they need to adapt to new trends, adopt new skills, and remain flexible in their career outlook

Knowing the academic paper

Knowing the academic paper

Alyssa Walker :As we've said before, the publish or perish culture in the academic world is real - if you're thinking about publishing a paper, you need to read

What does UK Election mean for students?

What does UK Election mean for students?

Joanna Hughes :The people of Britain head to the polls today to pick a new government.  If you're not up on your current events you may be asking yourself:

How family background influences student achievement

How family background influences student achievement

Anna J. Egalite :(From previous issue)The main drawback of the Promise Neighborhoods model is its high cost. To cover the expenses of running the Promise Academy Charter School and

Combine your studies with an internship

Combine your studies with an internship

Elizabeth Koprowski :If you've heard it once, you've heard it a thousand times: the job market is competitive and earning a top-notch degree is no longer enough to land

Six social media do's and don'ts for students

Six social media do's and don'ts for students

Joanna Hughes :From staying in touch with far-off friends and family members to keeping up on the latest news, social media has many benefits. It can even be a

Classroom tech trends to watch

Classroom tech trends to watch

Merry Gordon :Your kid spent half of math class with his cell phone out, tweeted his way through Spanish and came home only to spend an hour on a

How family background influences student achievement

How family background influences student achievement

Anna J. Egalite :On the weekend before the Fourth of July 1966, the U.S. Office of Education quietly released a 737-page report that summarized one of the most comprehensive

Thinking of becoming a student activist?

Joanna Hughes :"We are living in an age of protest," UN special rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Maina Kiai recently told The Guardian.

Get involved with alumni associations

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 more)

Emerging fields for post-graduate studies

Alyssa Walker :In the dynamic evolution of working and choosing a career, there's one constant: learning new skills that support emerging markets is critical to your success.  You can bet

Four steps to 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 track,

Prime your resume for politics

Prime your resume for politics

Alyssa Walker :If you follow politics and wonder about how to get involved, there are a myriad of options for current students and recent graduates.  During campaign season, volunteers

Where non-techies can get with the programming

Where non-techies can get with the programming

Steve Lohr :When the Georgetown University Law Center offered computer programming last year, it was an experiment, a single class for about 20 students. It was filled almost instantly,

Thinking of doing a double major?

Thinking of doing a double major?

Joanna Hughes :With hundreds of possible majors to choose from, how can you narrow it down to just one?  A double major answers that question by allowing students to

Students should study humanities

Students should study humanities

Elizabeth Koprowski :Once upon a time, the humanities reigned supreme in the halls of higher education. Philosophy, literature, languages, and rhetoric were seen as the pinnacles of learning and

Sports management needs unique educational models

Sports management needs unique educational models

Alyssa Walker :While it may not seem obvious, sports management degrees focus less on athletics and more on finance, management, marketing, and law-as they pertain to the sporting industry. 

What foreign language should you study?

What foreign language should you study?

Joanna Hughes :By now most of us are aware of the many advantages of learning another language. Multilingualism comes with a host of benefits, including everything from increased employment

Lack of teacher diversity contributing to education attainment gap

Lack of teacher diversity contributing to education attainment gap

Richard Conklin :A recently released study by the IZA Institute of Labor Economics found that economically disadvantaged black male students who had at least one black teacher in third,

Three alternative approaches for correcting student misbehaviour

Three alternative approaches for correcting student misbehaviour

Jim Paterson :Three popular new ideas in education that might help resolve discipline issues are closely linked, experts say, and support each other in expansive school-wide plans or in

The unmotivated student

The unmotivated student

Dr. Ken Shore :A motivational problem is not always easy to define, although teachers usually have no trouble recognizing it: The unmotivated student is the one whose attitude toward

Higher Math in lower grades: Hurting or helping kids?

Higher Math in lower grades: Hurting or helping kids?

Cindy Donaldson :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

The homework debate

The homework debate

Johanna Sorrentino :Every school day brings something new, but there is one status quo most parents expect: homework. The old adage that practice makes perfect seems to make sense

A special learning journey cut short

A special learning journey cut short

Charity Chimungu Phiri :When building a house, it's critical to lay a strong foundation. The same applies to education, with studies showing that children who attend early learning centers

Staying fit while studying

Staying fit while studying

Joanna Hughes :While the demands of academia can often feel more intense than a full-time job, some other commitments are of equal importance. One item deserving your time and

Making the most of textbook reading?

Making the most of textbook reading?

Joanna Hughes :The typical college student reads at a rate of 450 words per minute, according to the results of a speed-reading study by Staples. The world speed reading

Is your future flexible?

Is your future flexible?

Elizabeth Koprowski :The business world is ever-changing and smart professionals know that they need to adapt to new trends, adopt new skills, and remain flexible in their career outlook

How to survive an enduring career

How to survive an enduring career

Alyssa Walker :It's like riding on a subway without holding onto anything for balance: the consistent shifting and evolution of your place and space on the train mirrors the

The Master's degree dilemma

The Master's degree dilemma

Joanna Hughes :There are practically infinite master's degree options available around the world. In fact, whatever your interests or career aspirations, there is a program that will work for

Paramount Textile awarded the International Trophy for Quality from Global Trade Leaders' Club. AHM Habibur Rahman, Director of the Company receiving the award from Ricardo Roso Lopez, Secretary General and CEO of Global Trade Leaders' Club on behalf of the Company recently. M Shahidul Islam, Ambassador, Ambssade du Bangladesh in France was also present on this occasion.

Paramount Textile awarded the International Trophy for Quality from Global Trade Leaders' Club. AHM Habibur Rahman, Director of the Company receiving the award from Ricardo Roso Lopez, Secretary General and CEO of Global Trade Leaders' Club on behalf of the Company recently. M Shahidul Islam, Ambassador, Ambssade du Bangladesh in France was also present on this occasion.