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The OECD’s Brain and Learning project (2002) emphasized that many misconceptions about the brain exist among professionals in the field of education. Though these so-called “neuromyths” are loosely based on scientific facts, they may have adverse effects on educational practice.  … Continue reading

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Online Education as an Agent of Transformation


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Online education is beginning to show itself as a disruptive innovation, introducing more convenient and affordable services that can transform sectors. Anne Egros‘s insight: Online (higher) education or E-learning, will change the way students … Continue reading

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Research Findings: The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Culture at Work: The value of intercultural skills in the workplace —A survey conducted by the British Council, Booz Allen Hamilton and Ipsos Public Affairs, of HR managers at 367 large employers…Posted on 2013/03/20 by Dianne Hofner Saphiere. See full article on blog.culturaldetective.com Intercultural skills … Continue reading

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Canada A Hotspot For Startups: Coaching Programs Helps


Canada  ranked high in terms of education, with 72% of Canadian respondents seeing an improvement in coaching programs in the past five years, and 50% calling for coaching as the No. 1 priority in the next three years to improve … Continue reading

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The Future Of Machine Translation


In the second part of his look at the US military and language learning, The World\’s writer Alex Gallafent, reports on efforts to develop automated translation devices for US soldiers to use in the field instead of human interpreters. In this … Continue reading

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Does Raising Bilingual Children Make Them Smarter ?


Learning simultaneously two languages at very young age develops certain areas of the brain that are different when a second language is acquired later in life in high school or college for example. The bilingual brain has one large area … Continue reading

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How To Select A School Before Moving Abroad ?


In my previous article “How To Meet People You Don’t Know” I was talking how to overcome your  fears about networking with strangers and strategies to meet new friends in general. In this article, I would like to be more … Continue reading

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Praise and Incentives: Are Carrots Worse Than Sticks?


How many times do you say  “good job” or  “I am proud of you” to your kids ? Do you give them money or buy them candies if they behave well or get good marks at school? What about your … Continue reading

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Stay-At-Home Dads: A Recession Effect or Positive Choice?


    In 2002 already, Fortune Magazine made its cover with this title: While their fast-track wives go to work, stay-at-home husbands mind the kids. They deserve a trophy for trading places With the recession a new trend is emerging … Continue reading

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