A group of tourists off the Similan Islands in Thailand spotted some 30 false killer whales swimming in the Andaman Sea. Tourists began snapping pictures of the marine mammals, which are a type of dolphin when they began circling the boat. These animals are said to grow up to five to six metres in length upon reaching adulthood. Tour operators a...
GIVEN that this is a special time of year when many across the globe are celebrating important religious holidays, I thought it appropriate to write about the controversial and contentious topic of education and religion.
PERHAPS the best-known economist in the United States these days is Professor Paul Krugman at Princeton University. He argues that the future of any nation depends on the productivity of its people. One way to enhance productivity is through the promotion
DOZENS of networks have been trying to improve the country's educational quality. Their operations, according to the Institute for Research on Education Systems, cover many provinces and over 100 schools.
IT IS important to think about what is the most valuable thing we learn in schools and colleges. In an age of information economies, it could be argued that communication skills are the most valuable thing learned by students.
Chalk: A call for holistic education.HOLISTIC education is not a new concept. The Roman poet Juvanal, writing in Latin, coined the well-known phrase "sound mind in a sound body" as the most desirable goal of life. This very old concept is an important e