How is IT making a revolution in education?

The constant progress of information technology has made a serious impact on education worldwide for the last couple of years, and the impact keeps growing. Any form of supposedly modern education institution operating without the help of technology is not much likely to succeed today. Thus, the way that we study and learn is going to change dramatically.  Thanks to all the interactive programs widely accessible for both mentors and learners, e-education constantly gains more and more popularity and trust. Continue reading “How is IT making a revolution in education?”

How to effectively learn a foreign language by ourselves

With the development of new technologies, learning a foreign language is no longer a taboo topic. Today the number of people, who prefer to learn a foreign language by themselves within their comfort of their own homes is increasing, but many of them face two main issues – one is in relation with acquiring a level of linguistic competence (textbooks, practices etc.), the other is connected with psychology. Continue reading “How to effectively learn a foreign language by ourselves”

Characteristics of the Canadian educational system – the country with the most educated population in the world

In our previous article we introduced you to a report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which followed the development of education around the world and it also designated Canada as the country with the most educated population. For us to unravel the reason behind this prestigious first place, in this article we will look at the characteristics of the Canadian educational system. Continue reading “Characteristics of the Canadian educational system – the country with the most educated population in the world”

Fear of going to school – symptoms and treatment

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A study of school psychologists shows, that the number of children, who develop panic attacks from visiting educational institutions, is increasing. This is a disease, which is mostly connected with stress and huge amounts of pressure, which the child goes through when visiting the class room. To avoid this condition getting worse, parents must learn to recognise it symptoms at an early stage and immediately seek professional help. Continue reading “Fear of going to school – symptoms and treatment”

5 Myths About Studying Foreign Languages

In today’s multi-cultural world the concept that, the more foreign languages one knows, the better his chances are to make it in live, reigns supreme. There is some merit to this logic, but obtaining a good level of fluency is not as easy as it seems.

To avoid falling victim to popular misconceptions, the easiest way to protect yourself is by getting to know them first. This is why in this article we have presented the most popular myths, of which you have to clear your mind before going in the deep water. Continue reading “5 Myths About Studying Foreign Languages”