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Your brain and languages

By Tue, Oct 26, 2010 3:46PM UTC

Young Americans growing up and seeking their place in this global society need knowledge and skills that are significantly different from those of previous generations. An integral part of global competence is facility in world languages and cultures. Beyond the clear economic and professional advantages of achieving facility in a

A career in game design… not just for kids

By Tue, Oct 26, 2010 11:25AM UTC A career in game design… not just for kids

Gavin Atkins examines the skills required to succeed in the video game industry, and identifies 10 of the top game design schools in the world… ONE of the hardest things for a student wanting to find a career in the video games industry is explaining to your parents exactly how

Teachers’ union calls for principal to be fired for verbal abuse

By Tue, Oct 26, 2010 10:35AM UTC

Well, this is rich, considering the same union wants sex offender teachers to keep their jobs. On October 25 the Gangwon-do section of the Korean Teachers’ and Education Workers’ Union reported to the Office of Education that “an elementary school principal in Injae-gun forced a female teacher to drink with

What do we do with teachers who spank?

By Mon, Oct 25, 2010 6:12PM UTC

For a long time, I have believed that any reform of our educational system has to start with the teachers, rather than the curriculum or the ‘cruel’ examinations. This morning, my belief was strengthened with the reports of a survey in Tamil Nadu that found that 66 percent of the

Addressing Australia’s international student crisis

By Mon, Oct 25, 2010 4:32PM UTC Addressing Australia’s international student crisis

  One of Australia’s leading educators has called on the recently elected Labour Government to make a firm commitment to the country’s international education industry. Hospitality Training Association (HTA) CEO Phillip Charlton says the Australian economy could lose billions of dollars if Julia Gillard’s government fails to counteract immigration policy

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