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Bring Back Native Languages

Bring Back Native Languages

Campus Desk :Native Americans spoke as many as 300 languages at one time in history. But centuries of conflict, forced removal and forced assimilation killed half of the languages.Bringing

Social Media and Global Friendship

Social Media and Global Friendship

Md. Nasir Mia :I forget to take the necessary things when I go out but do not forget to take mobile. I forget to pay the fee but don't

Life Skills Based Education

Life Skills Based Education

Gazi Md. Abdur Rashid :Education is the process of achieving all the latent peace and overall development of human body and soul. Education is the physical, emotional and characteristic

English Language Center starts at CIU

Campus Report :Chittagong Independent University (CIU) has formally launched its English Language Center (ELC) through   a short inaugural program followed by the very first class of a remedial course

DIU holds discussion on Liberation War

DIU holds discussion on Liberation War

Campus Report :Daffodil International University (DIU) arranged a discussion session on "Independence Day Celebration" with the freedom fighters and their Ward/Child studying at Daffodil International University recently at 71

Seminar on Study in Sweden at DU

Seminar on Study in Sweden at DU

Campus Report :A seminar on study in Sweden was held on Monday at the Central Gallery of Dhaka University (DU) Botany Department. DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated

Upgrading School

Upgrading School

John Kim :It used to be that you risked detention for disrupting an elementary school classroom. Nowadays, disrupting the entire school system can earn you millions of dollars in

Tribute to Prof Momen

Tribute to Prof Momen

Md Shafiul Alam  :It is hard to believe that Professor Abdul Momen is no more with us. He left us on 10 May 2016. Prof Momen was a wonderful

Teaching Leadership

Teaching Leadership

Scott A. Snook, Rakesh Khurana and Nitin Nohria :It has been more than twenty-five years since a handful of intrepid associates in West Point's Department of Behavioral Sciences and

Poverty in UK education

Poverty in UK education

Lola Okolosie :As A-level exams draw nearer, I have returned to teaching Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. A cautionary tale on being wedded to an ideal that is

Tech based communication

Tech based communication

Sarah Brown Wessling :It's never been about the newest technology - a printing press, a computer, an app - but it has always been about the creative ways in

The main purpose of schooling

The main purpose of schooling

Michael McPherson :Beyond what education contributes to one's knowledge and skills, it also provides credentials that attest to that experience, signaling to potential employers that a job candidate might

The power of artificial intelligence in higher education

The power of artificial intelligence in higher education

Salesforce.org :With any change comes the fear of the unknown, but this is especially true when it comes to artificial intelligence. Universities today have so much to gain by

Enriching student connections with school values

Enriching student connections with school values

Dominique Russell :At Koonung Secondary College in Victoria, students have participated in the Great Victorian Bike Ride for a number of years. However, last year, the ride had an

Putting mindfulness to work for educators

Putting mindfulness to work for educators

Ben Harris :For many educators, getting up for work can be a task, and more, getting through the day can be equally as tough.  If it takes you a

Recruitment and its consequences in the workplace, how we overcome?

Recruitment and its consequences in the workplace, how we overcome?

Md. Kadimul Hoque Shafin :Recruitment is one of the important elements of staffing. What makes it important is that if this initial phase of the staffing procedure goes wrong,

Teaching kindness in schools

Teaching kindness in schools

Campus Desk :Most people have heard the phrase 'random acts of kindness', which refers to a selfless act of giving resulting in the happiness of another person. Terms like

Are PhDs just cheap labour for universities?

Are PhDs just cheap labour for universities?

Rachel Hall :When Karin Bodewits started her PhD in molecular biology at the University of Edinburgh, she felt "excited and privileged, brimming with hope". Over the following four years,

Preventing drop out and out of school children in Bangladesh

Preventing drop out and out of school children in Bangladesh

Saiful Islam Vutto :A young boy Eyasin, 11, was forced to drop out of the first grade from primary school in the year 2016 due to extreme poverty. The

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