Month: October 2016

Bring me the arts, please! We do need them so much!

At the beginning of the twentieth century, life expectancy on Earth was around 50 years. Today, the average has reached 71.4 years and in countries like Japan and Italy, it is even much higher: 83 years. Fifty years ago, one in every eight children died at birth whilst today, twenty nine out of thirty children

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What is the role of arts in education?

Arts are deep-rooted in the core of who we are. They are part of our identity, culture, education, creative nature, social interaction, behaviour etc. Despite their tremendous contribution to humanity, they oftentimes remain underappreciated. Unlike the massive support for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education, the arts are often neglected. For instance, in many

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Academic studies do not take place in isolation

All schools and universities operate within a society and within that society’s behavioural norms and expectations. Consequently I would argue that schools and universities have a responsibility to educate their students on social behaviour alongside the academic, but to different extents and for different reasons. Although schools and universities are often seen as adjacent parts

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Social Behaviour Education: The Responsibility of Schools & Universities

Whether or not schools and universities have a responsibility to EDUCATE their students on social behavior alongside the academic is a debate that has both weight and depth to the extent that it divides the global citizenry right in the middle. For the proponents, all institutions of learning – right from pre-school to university –

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Implementation is Power

My definition of vision is the aspirational description of a point and/or place where one, be it an individual or organization, hopes to see themselves in the long term future Vision gives us direction. It sets the path for us to follow with the intention of reaching our respective destinations, whilst achieving our goal. Without

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All about an apple

An apple is a good fruit. Me and my friends Mary and Jack went in the forest to collect firewood. As we were collecting firewood we saw an apple tree. My friends ran towards the tree and saw some fruits. I asked my friends, “What is that?”. “This is an apple”, they answered. After telling

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How people in Africa started using roller/painter

Traditional African homesteads were made from grass, soil, fibres, and weak timber. The reason why it was so was due to a number of reasons. Some cultures and tribes were mainly cattle keepers who could move from one place to another, looking for both water and pastures to feed their animals. Another reason was that

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An apple

Let us talk about apples. An apple is a good fruit. It’s either green or red. If planted it grows in fertile soil. It can’t give good yields if not planted in fertile soil. I call it a good fruit because it helps to boost somebody’s health. It boosts somebody’s health by providing somebody’s body

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The most loved fruit in the world

Have you ever thought of the most loved fruit in the world? Have you ever thought of why an apple is loved in all continents of the world? The answer is this: indeed the most loved fruit in the world is an apple. Every part of the world where you go, people say apples are

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