BEIJING (AP) — Three children in a kindergarten in a northern Chinese town died after the building collapsed....
Today's youth are spending increasing amounts of time communicating and interacting online. Parents and teachers often bemoan the younger generations’ addiction to social media. It is frequently considered a waste of time, but is this time spent online really wasted? Could students actually be benefitting from playing Facebook, Line and Twitter? Well there is an argument that the time students spend playing Facebook is actually time invested in the development of the higher level thinking skills which they will need to succeed in our future society....
It is an unfortunate reality that many areas of study at universities across the world will never have the same draw than others. Very often, the more exotic the area, the less attractive it is for most prospective students. ...
Professors in the United States want universities to cut ties with Confucius Institutes on campuses unless they see better guarantees of academic freedom. ...
The Fair Trade, Employment and Poverty Reduction (FTEPR) project based at SOAS, University of London, funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and implemented in Ethiopia and Uganda, has just published the findings of four years of research. The project has collected detailed micro-level evidence from areas producing agricultural exports on how rural...
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