Developing and sustaining students’ motivation in a language class

A lot of people around the world have begun to develop interests in learning a second language. This is not unconnected to the fast and innovative development in science and technology as well as in communication, transportation, migration, internet and computer sensitisation. By learning a second – or even third – language, people can not … Continue reading Developing and sustaining students’ motivation in a language class

What teachers need to know about their students’ learning styles

Learning style varies from student to student. Every student acts differently in acquiring, absorbing and retaining information. Some may understand the verbal instructions while others may need video demonstration as well. In short, every student is different. It is very important for teachers to understand the difference between their students' learning styles so that they … Continue reading What teachers need to know about their students’ learning styles

University of Dammam external scholarships grants

The University of Dammam represented by the Deanship of Admissions and Registration is pleased to announce the opening of electronic submission for External Grants and Scholarships through the Admissions Portal. Dr. Abdullah Bamosa, Dean of Admissions and Registration urges students to apply through UoD’s website by entering the Study with Us Icon then External Grants … Continue reading University of Dammam external scholarships grants

Obama speaks on the imperatives and challenges of education

No doubt, education is the equaliser. More than that, it’s a tool that determines the future of every society. Giving the youth the opportunity to acquire that tool is a first step toward securing the future. This and many others are the ideas President Obama speaks unequivocally to American students, echoing all the fundamental challenges … Continue reading Obama speaks on the imperatives and challenges of education

KAUST Fellowship for PhD and Msc in Saudi Arabia, 2016

Applications are invited for KAUST Fellowship for enrolling in PhD and MS/PhD program for spring 2016. ll admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship. The fellowship supports students for the duration of their graduate studies. KAUST Fellowship includes full tuition support and monthly living allowance. The application deadline is October 8th, 2015 for Spring 2016. Study … Continue reading KAUST Fellowship for PhD and Msc in Saudi Arabia, 2016

Sold by their mothers: The child sex trade in Cambodia by Lisa Cohen, CNN

I found this story from the CNN Freedom Project very touching and therefore decided to share with you over here. Kieu, a 12 years old Cambodian girl was sold by her mother into sex trafficking to get what to survive. CNN Freedom Project followed the story with Mira Sorvino, an Oscar-winning actress and UNODC Goodwill Ambassador against … Continue reading Sold by their mothers: The child sex trade in Cambodia by Lisa Cohen, CNN

Top 10 International scholarships for women

As part of celebrating the International Women's Day, Scholarship for Development shared these top 10 International scholarships, which I also found resourceful for the development of promising young women, especially in developing countries, and so desire to share with you to join the world in celebrating these pillars of human society.  AAUW International Fellowships for … Continue reading Top 10 International scholarships for women