Globalisation And Primary Education Development In Tanzania

1. Overview of the Country and Primary Education System: Tanzania covers 945,000 square kilometres, including approximately 60,000 square kilometres of inland water. The population is about 32 million people with an average annual growth rate of 2.8 percent per year. Females comprise 51% of the total population. The majority of the population resides on the […]

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Five Ways to Help Misbehaving Kids

“For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.” Thus wrote the philosopher Plato in the 4th century BC, thereby instilling the idea that character is built upon self-control. This assumption about the importance of self-control has profoundly shaped how we think about behavior, including that of our children. If […]

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How flexischools could help close the gap in Indigenous education

This year marked the tenth year of the Australian government reporting on targets made to close the educational gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian students. The report card showed some slow gains, but overall it was another national wake-up call. New policy approaches are needed to improve educational outcomes for Indigenous peoples. One aspect of […]

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How design thinking can help teachers collaborate

The recent release of the Gonski 2.0 report has done an excellent job of re-opening the conversation around how our schools could better fulfil their purpose. Much of the commentary has centred on the report’s recommendations for teaching and learning in schools. But the whole chapter focused on “creating, supporting and valuing a profession of […]

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From Digital Native to Digital Expert

People of all ages struggle to evaluate the integrity of the digital information that rains down with every web search and social media scroll. When the Stanford History Education Group released findings showing that most students couldn’t tell sponsored ads from real articles, among other miscues, it intensified the scramble for tools and strategies to […]

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How Teachers Enhance Summer Reading

When teachers faithfully implement an evidence-based summer reading program, research shows that children’s summer learning grows — an encouraging finding for educators working to prevent summer learning loss. But that growth in learning is still less than what it could be, and strict adherence to a curriculum doesn’t usually create deep or lasting change in […]

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Higher Education Should Be A Remedy, Not A Tool, For Anti-Native Racism

Recently, two young Native American men had the police called on them during a campus tour at Colorado State University, because the mother of another potential student felt uncomfortable at their presence. The young men had shown up late after scraping together enough gas money to make the seven-hour drive to visit their “dream school.” […]

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How Much Is An MBA Degree Really Worth

What’s an MBA degree really worth? And how much more money does an MBA from Harvard, Stanford or Wharton get you over a career than one from Texas A&M, Ohio State, or the University of Iowa? Those are questions that perplex and confound many who are deciding whether to get the degree and, if so, […]

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Have You Considered a Career as a Financial Therapist

You’ve heard of financial planners. You’ve also heard of therapists. But have you heard of financial therapists? If you haven’t yet, you might soon. Because while financial therapy is a relatively new profession, more and more people are turning to financial analysts for help managing their anxieties about money and investments. Here’s a closer look […]

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How to Become a Leader of Tomorrow

Never has our future required smarter custodianship. The technological, political, and social progress – and turmoil – of recent years has positioned our culture on the brink of an unknowable tomorrow. What we do know is that we need our business leaders to be wise, innovative, and compassionate in the decades to come – but […]

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