Education

Why are dropout rates higher in Aboriginal communities than in the rest of Canada?

On average, Aboriginal people in Quebec are less well educated than all Aboriginal Canadians, who are themselves less well educated than all Canadians. In Quebec, the proportion of Aboriginal people is almost three times greater than elsewhere in Canada, and a larger proportion of First Nations people lives on reserves. The poverty among the Aboriginal people is increasing in Canada. This meaningful issue is one of the main cause of school dropout of the Aboriginal people.

Learn and Be Happy

Do happiness and education correlate. Yes, as I presented in my last blog post, they do. This time, I look at what education is and what exactly the definition of happiness is. Of course, both of these topics are very broad, but here are a couple of very brief definitions.   
 

Education, Income and Happiness

Many people think that having more money leads to happiness? Is that really true?

 

More Money for Students

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In early October, the Liberals promised to increase the grant fund that would be provided to post-secondary students. They plan on paying for the grants by scrapping the “targeted education and textbook tax credit.” However, this will only cover the majority of the cost of the grants and not all of it.    

I am not a racist, but...

Quite common sentence when Czechs talk about minorities living in their (mine, as well) country. Of course, you are not a racist, you just want everyone who do not speak the same language, do not look same or whatever to leave your country. If you are not a tourist, take your bags and go away!

The widening gap of educational success in the United Kingdom.

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Richard Adams, education editor of The Guardian writes that the GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) gap has widened between the rich and poor. According to recent statistics, only 1 in 3 disadvantaged student achieve the GSCE’s passing level. Data collected on last year’s exams in England indicate that 53% of pupils earned themselves a C or above, which is a 6% fall from 2013.

Enlighten Volunteering

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Studying Level: College

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    Daniel Brennan wrote the article “Why Your Good Study Habits Are Wrong” on December 22, 2013, in order to give tips about studying. According to her, lot of parents have strong opinions about how their child study and want them to finish their homework as soon as they get back home.

Chess and Education: How volunteering at Saint-Laurent can help the problem

     I will not be volunteering with any organization, I was planning to volunteer with my brother, since he already have teaching experiences, it'll be a lot easier if I follow his advices and the children will learn a lot better. My brother taught young students the basics of chess with the organization Echecs et Maths, which has a goal to introduce chess to people who does not know how to play and to organize chess tournaments in order to spread to

Do You Even "Time"?

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