US Professor sacked for using “bad” Chinese word

A California professor has been replaced for uttering a Chinese word that sounds—in English—like a racist slur, the LA Times reports. Greg Patton was teaching an online communications course for University of Southern California students when he discussed the importance of pausing and using "er" and "um" as filler words. "Like in China the common word is … Continue reading US Professor sacked for using “bad” Chinese word

Graduate Trainee 101

Graduate trainee is a nonspecific term for any employee with a higher degree in finance, management, human resources, social or other service, who is furthering his/her knowledge and experience through a formal programme of education. Graduate Trainee responsibilities include shadowing various staff members, participating in learning experiences, attending meetings and workshops, and traveling to other … Continue reading Graduate Trainee 101

10 Interesting facts you should know

The city of Bonn is situated in Germany Montreal is situated on the bank of river Ottawa The old name of Taiwan was Farmosa The country famous for its fish catch is Japan The place known as the Garden of England is Kent Jeddah Tower is the world's tallest building rising from the desert. The … Continue reading 10 Interesting facts you should know

How kids can continue learning during a lockdown

Most countries in the world have ordered all schools to close as a measure to stop the spread of COVID-19. Many schools have also asked parents to ensure that learning continues at home. Online learning is an obvious way to keep lessons going; however, only a few schools have well-established online learning systems. Additional challenges … Continue reading How kids can continue learning during a lockdown

What Canadian teachers are doing to protect the education sector

For the first time in the last 20 years, all major teacher unions will join their forces to reject budget cuts. Over the last week, Canadian elementary school teachers have intensified their protest against Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford's policies, which seek to cut the number of teachers and increase the number of students per classroom. … Continue reading What Canadian teachers are doing to protect the education sector

They don’t teach you this in school

A young man saw his primary school teacher on a wedding and went to greet him with all the respect and admiration. He said to him: "Do you remember me, Teacher?" The teacher said: "No, introduce yourself." The student said: "I was your student in the 3rd Grade, I am the one who stole the watch … Continue reading They don’t teach you this in school

15 Amazing facts you should know

The average housefly lives for one month. 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year. A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened. The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute. Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than any other time of day. Most of us have eaten a spider in our … Continue reading 15 Amazing facts you should know

REVEALED: How Saro-Wiwa and Ogoni 9 were killed, buried in one pit and dissolved with acid

An eyewitness, Ibrahim Abdullahi, who was a prisoner when the murdered environmental rights activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, was killed in 1995 by the dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, on Thursday, gave his account of how the late Ogoni leader and eight others were killed and buried. According to Sahara Reporters, Abdullahi, who was granted a state pardon last … Continue reading REVEALED: How Saro-Wiwa and Ogoni 9 were killed, buried in one pit and dissolved with acid

How do you measure work?

Once upon a time a person needed to move something heavy. He or she picked up a long stick and stuck it under the edge of the heavy object and then pushed down on the other end of the stick. And the first simple machine was invented. Simple machines are just that. The simplest form … Continue reading How do you measure work?

How teachers can control or adapt with changing behaviors in children

1. Introduction This academic study delves into the key risk factors that are capable of influencing a child's behavior. It also evaluates the pattern of influence exerted on children by each risk factor. Finally, the researcher conducts an assessment of existing strategies to proffer workable solutions that may be used by teachers to control or … Continue reading How teachers can control or adapt with changing behaviors in children

Developing an innovation-driven policy framework towards effectiveness and value creation in an ailing firm: A case of Arik Air

BACKGROUND New trends in air travel, especially in emerging markets, show that the aviation sector makes significant contributions to the economic development of nations through bi-lateral and multilateral trade agreements (Zacks., 2018). The service industry is projected to record a 7% rise in profit margin by 2024, according to a 2019 financial forecast from Market … Continue reading Developing an innovation-driven policy framework towards effectiveness and value creation in an ailing firm: A case of Arik Air

Montessori Education: Everything you need to know

All parents hope to find the best educational program for their children. And they recognize the lasting impact that early learning experiences have on a child’s development and future learning. What is it about the Montessori philosophy and practice that is so appealing to parents? For more than a century, Montessori has been thriving around … Continue reading Montessori Education: Everything you need to know

Teachers in England among the highest paid workers

School budgets face cuts to fund a new teachers’ pay rise after the government announced it would only partially fund the award of 2.75%. Teachers are among almost a million public-sector workers – including hospital doctors and soldiers – who are to receive above-inflation pay rises for a second year in succession. The increases – which follow … Continue reading Teachers in England among the highest paid workers

Enhancing a framework for sustainable waste management in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry

BACKGROUND The oil sector has been a major energy supplier since the industrial revolution, and the discovery of oil has, so far, exposed the vulnerable and dependent nature of world economies (Ferrier & Fursenko, 2016; Frank et al., 2016). The oil and gas sector has not only contributed to the economic growth of nations like … Continue reading Enhancing a framework for sustainable waste management in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry

How to read e-books with children

Electronic books, called e-books, are becoming more and more commonplace these days. Some readers, like the first generation Kindle and Nook devices, offer a basic digital version of a print book. Children scroll through the pages to read, and the experience is somewhat similar to reading a traditional book. Newer, full-color, touchscreen devices such as … Continue reading How to read e-books with children