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Benefits of employee scholarship programs to your business

  The current global marketplace is increasingly more competitive and in this situation, more and more organisations, whether small or large, are making efforts to stand out from the crowd. Employee recruitment, selection and retention of a talented and skills workforce is indeed a typical full-time job. In our days it is not enough to […]

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Tips to break into a good legal career

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So, you’ve dreamed of having a successful legal career, but turning your dreams into reality isn’t always easy! Even after finishing school, finding a good stepping stone job can be a challenge. If you’re trying to get your foot in the door don’t forget these ideas to help you find your way into law and a solid career.
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The future of education: Sajan George @ TEDxUNC

Sajan George is the Founder and CEO of Matchbook Learning, a non-profit school turnaround management organization that has designed and implemented a unique blended model of school, the only one of its kind targeting turnaround public schools that blends face-to-face and virtual instruction. He started working in Detroit to bring THE teacher-centric blended model of […]

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Continuing education for adults over 50

Embed from Getty Images It is said that in recent years, the number of students aged 40 to 64 has been significantly growing. Specialists estimate that in the past decade, the number of older students has increased by 20 per cent. They are also of the opinion that lifelong studying will become more and more […]

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Teaching Channel celebrates teachers

Teaching Channel is a video showcase on the Internet and TV consisting of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America’s schools.

With the help of the Teaching community, their mission is to revolutionize how teachers learn, connect and inspire each other to improve the outcomes for all K-12 students across America.

In order to accomplish this mission, they have set 3 simple goals:

• Build professional learning resources that teachers want;

• Deepen and improve opportunities for teacher learning, and

• Elevate and celebrate teachers in our society.

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Get the mentoring you need from online experts

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A mentor can help many people of many ages with just about any subject one needs help with.  Getting direction is something that we all need from time to time.  Though many would associate a mentor program with young individuals, utilizing a mentor can help any person of any age, especially when starting something new or coming back to something that you haven’t been doing for a long time.  Getting a mentor can be the difference between success and failure in many cases.  It is important to have a mentor that has expertise into what you’re facing as it is typical that such a person can be of the most benefit to you.  How do you find a mentor?  How do you know that this person is experienced in what it is you need guidance in?  These types of questions and drawbacks can throw people off of getting the help that they need.  A person to person mentor is not easy to get when you’re dealing with specific issues that require specific direction, especially for an adult.  There is, however, and alternative method of finding a mentor that’s easy, effective, and in most cases, free.  Online!

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a non-profit organization with the goal of changing education for the better, by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone: student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 30 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg […]

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