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Do you have a reluctant reader?

Do you have a reluctant reader? Or perhaps you have a young learner who has not yet discovered a love of books? Over my years of teaching I have discovered that every child can experience the thrill of a new…

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Learning Styles

Does applying teaching and learning styles really improve learning? What type of learner are you? You probably grew up thinking you are a verbal learner or a visual learner, and the chances are that you have pegged yourself or your…

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Myth Busting for Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Dyslexia awareness month, something which is very pertinent to me both professionally, in my role as Head of Inclusion and personally, as someone who was diagnosed with Dyslexia at the age of 9. The aim of Dyslexia awareness…

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Tolerance

“The highest result of education is tolerance” – Helen Keller. As we begin a new year of hope, reflection and resolution, Dubai welcomes 2019 as the year of tolerance. This forward thinking initiative aims to promote cultural and religious tolerance…

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Are men more innovative than women?

The answer is no. The common mistake in this debate is to solely think of innovation as inventions, new businesses and new ideas. When you think along these lines, global entrepreneurs of past and present begin to come to mind…

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Initial Investment – Where to start

It does not matter how good an idea you might have; how brilliant your vision might be or even how good your business plan is until someone agrees with you and says: Yes, I am going to invest. Convincing someone…

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The Lost Art Of Listening

Have you ever tried to listen to every single word of a song? How far did you get? My prediction is that you wouldn’t get very far at all. Why? Because your concentration levels are battling with so many distractions…

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