Posts Tagged“education”

Rather than simply sending your child off to school without any preparation whatsoever, it’s much better for the child (and the parents) if you spend time preparing them for the school days to come.  This article is going to focus on some ways that you, as a parent, can help get your child ready and prepared to face the school years. Why Preparation Is Important For many Aussie kids, starting school can be a scary and intimidating life change. They go from the comfort of home into a school environment and suddenly everything they’ve ever known in life has changed.…

Teaching is one of the noble professions regarded globally, and teachers receive respect from people of all walks of life. They impart their knowledge, help students become valuable citizens, boost their self-esteem and work with them to understand the relevant concepts. Effective teachers realize that teaching is learning, which is a lifelong process. Teachers bear the great responsibility of inspiring students to succeed in life by doing well in academics and working hard to grow. Today’s children will hold the reins of the world tomorrow, and they must strive hard to perform commendably in their chosen field. They need skillful…

When the lockdown came into effect, everything from training to education shifted online. Although physically, businesses were at a standstill, virtually we were still progressing. Over the last decade, e-learning has slowly grown and has now become the center of attention. E-learning covers all aspects of academia, from college education to training for certificates and professional development. The advantage of online training has become more critical than ever, with schools closing and inviting a hybrid model to a routine. Online learning provides you with the platform to leverage your time and build vital skills for your future. E-learning has brought…

Adapted from The Awakening Body: Somatic Meditation for Discovering Our Deepest Life by Dr. Reggie Ray, available from Shambhala Publications. Dr. Reginald “Reggie” Ray is the Director of the Dharma Ocean Foundation, dedicated to the evolution and flowering of the somatic teachings of the Practicing Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He teaches in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche. The author of many books, audio courses, and online series, Reggie’s work and teachings draw from his background as a Buddhist scholar and practitioner. With a Ph.D. in the History of Religions from the Divinity School of the University of Chicago (1973),…

What is Lean Manufacturing? Put simply, lean manufacturing is premised on the principle of purging waste from the production process – subtracting all elements that contribute no overall value to the finished product. It’s “lean” because it aims to achieve much more with much less.  Targets for lean manufacturing’s subtraction process include unnecessary transportation of parts, vehicles, or machinery plant, excessive inventory storage, inefficient movement of people, and waiting or delays caused by lags in inputs. In addition, overproduction of goods above requisite levels, over processing (steps in the production process that are surplus to requirements and therefore redundant), and…

The preschool years are some of the most important and influential of a child’s life. During these years, much of a child’s physical and brain development takes place, and it’s this development that will play a role in shaping their future for the rest of their lives. Positive child development needs to begin at a very early age, so what can you do as a parent to ensure the best start in life for your preschool-aged child or children? Let’s look at some ideas.  #1 – Develop Routines With Your Child From An Early Age As human beings, we are…

The global Covid-19 pandemic may have hastened the uptake of virtual learning technology for many companies. However, these programs have been growing in popularity for years. E-learning has been around for a long time now, and while effective, people still long for face-to-face contact and facilitated the training. That’s where virtual classrooms come in, bringing together the best of both worlds. Virtual training for employees certainly looks a lot different now than it did 10 years ago, and here’s why the newer methods are so versatile and effective. What are virtual classrooms? Virtual classrooms are a learning method that combines…

Are you thinking about enrolling yourself in graduate school? As if figuring out which program to choose wasn’t hard enough already, it is even more difficult figuring out how you will pay for it. With the entire world still seeing a rise in tuition fees, obtaining ample funding is the biggest obstacle students face when pursuing further education. Depending on the type of graduate program and the location, students need to consider semester fees, food, travel, and accommodation expenses. Not to mention, health insurance and visa costs for international travel add to the already enormous expense pile. However, here’s the…

Learning English is not a difficult task these days. There was a challenging and difficult situation for English learners in the past. Since time has changed, and so are the learning methods. In the past, we used to read difficult books to learn English. It is no longer required. Technology has brought great revolutions in every field of life. Education and learning are also greatly changed by technology. Previously we were told not to play games and focus on reading books. Nowadays, this mindset is mostly changed. Teachers now used playing and fun methods to teach children. Learn English with…

The early years of childhood are undoubtedly the most critical years of a child’s life, as everything they learn during this period sets the standard for their future. An early childhood learning center ensures the children receive the best of such education and establishes a base for emotional, social and cognitive skills. They follow proper preschool education measures and ensure that a child is well prepared to face their kindergarten years and set a building block for their safe future.  In Australia, nearly 296,000 children were enrolled in preschool classes by the year 2017. This signifies how preschool education has…