Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Importance of Good Study Habits

“Efficient studying will help you bag good grades and free up more hours of play – so get into the habit from the start, says William Ham Bevan.” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/student-life/10339656/University-education-make-it-work-for-you.html  

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CEN Writing Centre

Canadian Education Network, a leader in educational services since 1994, recently launched a Writing Centre at our office in South Granville. Everyone is welcome to drop by our Writing Centre for help with assignments, reports, papers, exam preparations, corrections, and … Continue reading

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Using Tech in Elementary Schools

“Every student in Maley’s Grade 1/2 class at W.S. Hawrylak School is completely absorbed in their work, writing fiction, recreating the weekend’s Roughriders game or recording whatever else takes their fancy. Maley’s class blogs once a week, and Twitter each … Continue reading

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PBS Interviews Amanda Ripley

The author of “The Smartest Kids in the World” talks about “her conclusions after studying the diverse academic environments of Poland, Finland and South Korea.” http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education/july-dec13/smartkids_09-23.html

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Desmond Tutu on Global Education

“An estimated 95 million children in sub-Saharan Africa attend school without the benefit of a classroom desk. In emerging markets, communities and villages, children continue to experience oppression by not having the opportunity of receiving a quality basic education. and … Continue reading

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Blending of Accountant Designations

“For students considering a career in accounting, 2013 might seem like the most confusing time in the history of the profession. For more than a century, Canada has had three different accounting designations, each with its own unique path from … Continue reading

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Teen Hopes to Make Big Changes to BC Ed

“Anjali Vyas is 19 years old and already on to big things: She spent six months last year in Finland under contract with the B.C. Ministry of Education to complete a research project about how teachers are trained, and now … Continue reading

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First Nations offer internet high school

“Academic opportunities are virtually a click away at Keewaytinook Internet High School. The cutting edge high school was the first virtual schools to offer accredited high school courses. At first only Grade 8 courses were offered but 13 years later … Continue reading

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Long-distance Education Brings Classroom to You

“A group of high school students in rural Newfoundland and Labrador shared their music class with the minister of education on Wednesday. Clyde Jackman participated in a long-distance education class in Spaniard’s Bay, while music students across the province watched … Continue reading

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“Understanding Student Recruitment in China”

“China represents a source of endless fascination for college and university admission departments. According to the Chinese Ministry of Education, the number of students from China studying abroad rose by 17.7% from 2011 to 2012, up to 399,600 – easily … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Offers New Approaches to Education

“Joleen Thomas always knew she wanted to home-school her children. A 37-year-old mother of three, Thomas believed teaching her children at home was the best thing for her family. “When I was in University in Guelph taking science I would … Continue reading

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Money Management Simulator for Teens

“Engaging Canadian teens in understanding the consequences of good and bad money decisions just became easier for teachers and parents with the public release of Dollar Decision$, a new interactive scenario simulator from Investor Education Fund (IEF). Featuring three separate age-appropriate … Continue reading

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Technology Will Change Education

“There is almost no aspect of life that has not been fundamentally changed and reordered over the past 100 years through new technology and innovation. Think for instance, of how we communicate, travel, work, and even rest, and you’re hard-pressed … Continue reading

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Online Education Becoming More Credible

“The DeVry Institute of Technology in Calgary released a survey that found most Calgarians think online education is not only viable, it’s valuable. Lara Dodo, regional vice-president of technology and creative services at professional hiring consultants Robert Half International Inc., … Continue reading

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The Future of Education May Already Be Here

“An Ivy League education with no need to buy textbooks, wake up early or pay tuition may sound like every student’s dream, but in reality, all of this is available with the click of a mouse. Universities such as the … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Global Education

“Forget getting on the school bus. This fall, kids are heading to the airport for an enriched high school, even middle school education overseas. They’ll learn French while living with a Parisian family. They’ll study Canadian history while overlooking the … Continue reading

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Why We Need More “Radioactive Spiders”

“Now, more than ever, education needs more radioactive spiders. Figuratively, of course. What we need is for more teachers to show students just how much possibility resides within them, and to then provide them with a safe space to find … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia updates education system

“Saudi Arabia’s education system has witnessed a shift in its primary and secondary school curriculum with many new courses, particularly in Islamic Studies, addressing the concerns of the modern era. Saudi academics are highlighting the importance of applying religious guidelines, … Continue reading

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All Ages Should Consider Returning to School

“This week millions of Canadian students are returning to high school but they aren’t all young people. A large number of adults will also be returning to high school. For these students, earning top grades has little to do with … Continue reading

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More Accurate Criteria to Judge Universities

“It’s back-to-school season, which is why U.S. President Barack Obama took a moment, in the midst of the Syrian gas-attack crisis, to propose a solution to the debt crisis in American postsecondary education. Speaking at the University of Buffalo in … Continue reading

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