Heritage education is the act of teaching one’s history, culture, and traditions to others; it is often used in order to preserve or strengthen a community. So, what is a community? As Ian Davis states in an article for UNESCO: “A community can be defined as a group of people who may live together within
When looking at one of the most important aspects of a child’s life, education, it becomes apparent that there are some differences between what is taught in India and Australia. When looking at the two systems as a whole, many differences can be seen in teaching methods, testing formats, and exam schedules. Each system has
Most students these days find themselves working while in college. A recent study indicated that over 43 percent of all full-time undergraduate students and 81 percent of part-time students had some sort of job while they were in school. For many students, working while pursuing their college degrees may be a necessity. This work may
Everyone wants what is best for their children, especially when it comes to studies and education. Yet, making choices about the best learning institution for children to attend can be daunting. In fact, many parents have indicated that choosing an appropriate institution for their children is more stressful than many other critical life decisions, such
It is not unusual for students to find math challenging. The simple fact is that many students struggle with math and find mathematical concepts harder to learn than other subjects they study in school. In many cases, math concepts build upon one another, and students who fail to grasp one lesson in math class may
The French and American education systems are very distinct from each other. For example, in France, students will start to narrow their field of study in high school, whereas American students only choose a major once they’re in university. Likewise, you’ll find no elaborate sports facilities at French high schools where the emphasis is on
Being ethical in writing means building trust with your readers. This trust enables them to believe that when they read something of yours, they are reading an original work and that any outside sources you use will be clearly referenced. But ethical writing goes beyond that and includes things like not exaggerating a claim or
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), there are over 82.4 million people around the world who have been forcibly displaced and are now living as refugees. Millions of those refugees have had their educations and vocational training disrupted; millions more have had no opportunity to pursue a formal education at all.
The six thinking hats is a concept developed by Dr. Edward de Bono and was first published in his book Six Thinking Hats in 1985. The concept has been made popular in both educational and entrepreneurial circles, any environment where group collaboration and decision-making are being done. The basic concept of the six thinking hats
Due to various reasons, instability in the world, and increasing tuition payments, many students in the year 2020 decided to take a year off and wait until the situation is clear. The main thing about a gap year – you need to spend it with benefits for your resume, physical and mental health, or your bank account. Here are the best ideas on how to spend a gap year.