Graduate Assistantship (MSC/PHD) in Paleomagnetism and Marine Geoscience at University of Wisconsin

Graduate Assistantship (MSC/PHD) in Paleomagnetism and Marine Geoscience at Univ. of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, United States. The Paleomagnetism Laboratory (https://lnkd.in/d_zVq6SA) at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (https://uwm.edu/) (UWM) is seeking applicants for a fully-funded PhD (preferably) or MS position beginning Fall 2023.  The student will participate in a collaborative project examining eruptive timing and … Continue reading Graduate Assistantship (MSC/PHD) in Paleomagnetism and Marine Geoscience at University of Wisconsin

Collins Dictionary has revealed its Word of the Year

Permacrisis - a word describing the feeling of living through a period of war, inflation, and political instability - has been chosen as Collins Dictionary's word of the year. It "sums up just how truly awful 2022 has been for so many people", said Alex Beecroft, head of Collins Learning. It led Collins's annual compilation … Continue reading Collins Dictionary has revealed its Word of the Year

U.S. Supreme Court justices worried about race-conscious admissions

Photo by Aaron Kittredge on Pexels.com Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled skepticism on Monday toward the legality of race-conscious admissions policies in cases involving Harvard University and the University of North Carolina that could imperil affirmative action programs often used to boost enrollment of Black and Hispanic students. The court was hearing appeals by … Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court justices worried about race-conscious admissions

LETTER TO TEACHERS from Acting UNRWA Director of Education on World’s Teachers’ Day

Acting Director of Education Ms. Marta Lorenzo with teacher Safa Obied© 2022 UNRWA Photo Dear Education Colleagues, Today, I am writing to you, on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day, to say a very big thank you to all UNRWA teachers and to education staff irrespective of where they are. Over the past two … Continue reading LETTER TO TEACHERS from Acting UNRWA Director of Education on World’s Teachers’ Day

Tesla’s Motives for Global Expansion

GLOBAL STRATEGY AND SUSTAINABILITY: An Analysis of Tesla’s Business Environment 2. STRATEGY IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT Tesla’s Motives for Global Expansion To Fulfil Tesla’s Mission: The transportation industry has been a subject of environmental concerns. Evidence-based data shows the transportation sector accounts for nearly 70% of global oil consumption and almost 60% of greenhouse gas … Continue reading Tesla’s Motives for Global Expansion

Standards and Techniques for Improving Teaching and Assessment in K-12 Classrooms

As a K-12 teacher who wishes to improve in my teaching and assessment techniques, I consider the following standards: a. Breadth of Coverage: - This refers to how students will utilize their acquired knowledge after graduation. This objective should be in line with those set by schools, districts/states and countries. For example, the breadth of … Continue reading Standards and Techniques for Improving Teaching and Assessment in K-12 Classrooms

19 Interesting facts you probably don’t know

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com Here are some interesting, but true facts, that you may or may not have known. The Statue of Liberty's index finger is eight feet long.Rain has never been recorded in some parts of the Atacama Desert in Chile.A 75 year old person will have slept about 23 years.Boeing 747's … Continue reading 19 Interesting facts you probably don’t know

Lamido Sanusi calls for girl-child education, women empowerment

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Lamido Sanusi, has made a passionate call for the scaling up of girl-child edu­cation and women empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa. Sanusi spoke at a three-day ed­ucation transformation summit tagged ‘Transforming Education through Grassroots Innovation: A Localised Teacher-Led Approach’ on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General … Continue reading Lamido Sanusi calls for girl-child education, women empowerment

ASUU Strike: Brain drain to hit Nigeria as university lecturers leave the country

There is still no end in sight to the industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, especially with the case now before the National Industrial Court, Abuja division. Meziesblog learnt that Nigeria is currently losing skilled labour, and tertiary institutions would soon be hit by brain drain as some lecturers are already … Continue reading ASUU Strike: Brain drain to hit Nigeria as university lecturers leave the country

Facts you probably don’t know about national flags

Photo by Julia Filirovska on Pexels.com Did you know that purple is the rarest color used in all flags? There are only two countries in the world that use this color. You may not think that there is much to know about flags, other than they are used to identify countries. But they can be … Continue reading Facts you probably don’t know about national flags

Hong Kong jails five over ‘seditious’ illustrated children’s books

Five Hong Kong speech therapists were sentenced on Saturday to 19 months in jail for conspiracy to publish seditious children's books, featuring cartoons of sheep and wolves that prosecutors had deemed anti-government. The five were convicted on Wednesday under a colonial-era sedition law in a case denounced by rights campaigners as a "brazen act of repression", which … Continue reading Hong Kong jails five over ‘seditious’ illustrated children’s books

ASUU Strike: Lecturers demand $23m Abacha loot

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said the federal government should have used the recovered $23million Abacha loot to meet its demands. ASUU president, Emmanuel Osodeke, stated this on Tuesday during an interview on Channels Television. Last Tuesday, the federal government and the US reached an agreement to repatriate a new batch of … Continue reading ASUU Strike: Lecturers demand $23m Abacha loot