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The Montessori Education System and the Desire to Learn

In Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire talks about what he calls the banking system of education. In the banking system the student is seen as an object in which the teacher must place information. The student has no responsibility for cognition of…

Traditional Educational Institutions in Child Education in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is bounded on the north-west, north and north-east by the Republic Guinea, on the south-east by the Republic of Liberia and on south-west by the Atlantic Ocean. It has an area of 27,925 square miles. The colony of Sierra Leone originated…

What if Schools Taught Kindness

Walking to class one day, one of us (Laura) saw a young student crying and waiting for his mother to arrive—he had split his chin while playing. When Laura got to class, the other students were very upset and afraid for their friend,…

Why Don’t Students Take Social-Emotional Learning Home

The intentions of social-emotional learning (SEL) programs are good—and so are the results. With outcomes like increased academic success, improved relationships with peers and teachers, and decreased risky behavior, few could deny that implementing SEL in schools is a win-win situation. But recent…

Why we need to review how we test for teacher quality

With Australia falling further in the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rankings, new debates have emerged about why and who is to blame. Some have made links between the quality of teachers and student outcomes in the rankings. In response to…

Universities need to do more to support refugee students

In the past two decades Australian universities and schools have received growing numbers of students from refugee backgrounds. This is in line with increasing numbers of people accepted through Australia’s humanitarian program. But there are concerns refugee students are denied access to equitable…

Why a Blog Gets You Further than an MBA

Is earning an MBA worth it? Each year, thousands of students ask this very question, yet find conflicting advice. Certainly, on paper, MBA graduates earn more. A recent study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) showed that median starting salaries for MBA…

Top Reasons to Study an MBA in Shanghai

China is constantly in the news, especially when comes to developments in business. The ‘sleeping giant’ is awakening to unprecedented economic growth and opening the door to innovative new enterprises. So how about studying there – more specifically, in China’s biggest and richest…

Why You Should Pick a Versatile MBA Program

If you’re thinking about an MBA, then you’re probably thinking about a career in management in any industry. When you begin the process of deciding on getting an MBA, taking the GMAT, researching business schools, and asking yourself those important questions about your…

What Makes A Business School Female-Friendly

Some schools show their dedication to recruiting and supporting female students more than others in a variety of ways. Scholarships aimed at promoting more gender diversity in business help, as do women’s events and fellowships. In the Financial Times article, David Simpson, an…