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  • British Home Office announces new language testing arrangements for UK visas

    British Home Office announces new language testing arrangements for UK visas

    Via ICEF Monitor : The British Home Office has taken steps to streamline the number of accredited providers for Secure English Language Tests (SELT) for visa purposes, and has also introduced new requirements for authorised test centres in the UK and abroad. This represents a significant shift in testing arrangements for the UK as SELT is required for many categories of British visas, including the Tier 4 (General) student visa. A 20 February announcement reveals that, […]

  • 6 Tips to Improve Math Learning thru Positive and Precise Math Talk

    6 Tips to Improve Math Learning thru Positive and Precise Math Talk

    Via LinkedIn : Do you hate math? Does talk of x and square roots make your head hurt? You may answer yes and yes. It’s ok. But can you whisper it so the kids won’t hear you? Seriously. This kind of negative math talk has become a badge of honor in American society. And it has seeped into our classrooms and now our kids and our teachers think it’s OK to hate math too. Not just […]

  • Tips for Managing Your Time and Getting Ahead

    Tips for Managing Your Time and Getting Ahead

    Via San José State University : Tips for Managing Your Time and Getting Ahead Goals of Time Management To be able to have control over your life – manage your time, don’t let it manage you! To be healthier and happier (less stress). Seven Suggestions for Effectively Managing Your Time 1. Be Organized Use time saving tools: appointment calendars, “to do” lists, e-mail, answering machines, file folders, etc. Have an organized workplace (don’t waste time constantly looking […]

  • How I Chose My Next Step

    How I Chose My Next Step

    Via Big Future : As you go through high school and college, you’ll need to make some decisions about your future. And it can help to see how others have dealt with similar issues. These students found that their interests and life experiences helped them figure things out. How did you decide which college was right for you? My interest in [my college] goes back to science fair. There were people [from the college] presenting at […]

  • 11 Creative Jobs

    11 Creative Jobs

    Via About Careers : Are you creative? Maybe you have artistic talent and love to paint, take photographs or write. Maybe you aren’t creative in that sense, but instead enjoy coming up with new ways of doing things. However you express your creativity—whether you’re an artist or an innovator—here are 11 jobs that may be perfect for you. Graphic Designer Graphic designers use their artistic abilities to visually. They design websites, magazines, video games, packaging, promotional […]

  • Be what you love

    Be what you love

    Via UCAS : It’s tough working out what you want to do with the rest of your life – especially if you don’t have any particular favourite subjects at school. But did you know there are hundreds of careers that you could take up based on your hobbies? We’ve profiled some jobs that you might consider based on your extracurricular activities. Enjoy playing computer games? Have you considered a career as a computer games tester? Computer […]

  • A levels

    A levels

    Via UCAS : A levels are subject-based qualifications that can lead to university, other study, training or work. You can normally study three or more A levels over two years. They’re usually assessed by a series of examinations. Changes to A levels You might have heard about changes to A levels. New AS and A level qualifications are being introduced in England from September 2015. These changes will not happen in Wales and Northern Ireland. Some […]

  • Personalized Medicine: Are we there yet?

    Personalized Medicine: Are we there yet?

    Via LinkedIn : Today, we wait for a disease to occur, then act. The future is predictive, preventive & personalized. “Tonight, I’m launching a new Precision Medicine Initiative to bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes — and to give all of us access to the personalized information we need to keep ourselves and our families healthier. – President Obama” Those are the words of the U.S. President as he spoke to the American public […]

  • Nanotechnology and Medicine

    Nanotechnology and Medicine

    Via LinkedIn : A new era on medicine is happening due to the newer advances in the field of nanotechnology. In terms of time it means a very near better future with significant improvements in medicine. Nanotechnology and medicine can be discussed under the following headings namely Specific widely used nanoparticles and their respective uses Uses of nanoparticles in upcoming areas in medical therapeutics Uses of nanoparticles in upcoming areas in medical diagnostics Possible future applications […]