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Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …

Real life education

What if your county needs more agriculture than engineering graduates? Can education be manipulated to raise awareness of certain issues facing the country? And if so how? We look at projects aiming to educate youngsters about a range of issues, from the environment right through to social …

Reconciliation efforts include focus on education

As the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada hears from former residential-school students at its B.C. event this week, one aspect of the …

Residential Schools

German education: from bureaucracy to philosophy

This edition of Learning World goes to Germany to explore the different education systems available, depending on your address, your abilities and your parents’ convictions.<p><b>Federal Lines</b><p>Germany is organised along federal lines, meaning each region treats education in a slightly different way. …

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Ed Miliband: three higher education policy tips for you

Higher Education Network,Policy,Fees,Student experience,Partnerships,Employability,Funding,Management and administration,Higher education,Education,Labour,Labour party leadership<p>Is higher education dead as a big political issue for Labour? Definitely not, says <b>Emran Mian</b>, so here are some options<p>At …

At Education Cannot Wait event, global leaders stress need to fund education - especially in emergencies

At a meeting on education in countries affected by conflict, global leaders stress that children need education not 'even' in emergencies - but …

Education

Waivers, Blueprints and Reform: The Future of Educational Policy

Kids are taught from infancy that every person is special - that each child has his or her own talents and strengths to bring the world. Yet K-12 education policies tell a very different story by implementing blanket assessments and declarations that do not take the individuality of learning into …

Matthieu Ricard's 'Advocacy For Altruism' Book Champions Unselfishness (Interview)

ALTRUISM – Forget everything you have been taught, because Matthieu Ricard is here to teach you a new way of interpreting the human being. A French Buddhist monk and a disciple of Dalai Lama, Matthieu Ricard is the author of Plaidoyer pour l’altruisme (Advocacy For Altruism), in bookstores since …

Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders

A new book argues that to understand the debate over church and state, we need to look to the Founders' views on Islam, writes R.B. Bernstein.<p>One of …

Ronald Reagan’s shameful legacy: Violence, the homeless, mental illness

<b>Ronald Reagan (Reuters/Joe Marquette)</b><p>As president and governor of California, the GOP icon led the worst policies on mental illness in generations<p>Dr. E. Fuller Torrey<p>September 29, 2013 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “American Psychosis”<p>In November 1980, Republican Ronald Reagan overwhelmingly defeated …

Malcolm Gladwell: 'If my books appear oversimplified, then you shouldn't read them'

Malcolm Gladwell is in his natural habitat – a cafe in New York's West Village, down the street from his apartment – engaged in a very Gladwellian task: defending Lance Armstrong. The bestselling author of The Tipping Point and Outliers, who despite all appearances just turned 50, has a tendency to …