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Even the most environmentally friendly garments consume resources and thus cause environmental damage. So how can we reduce the environmental impact of fashion, and what are we doing about it? How can we reduce our Fashion Environmental Impact? 1) Buy Less We tend to think that purchasing new clothes will make us happier, but perhaps we should rethink our basic lifestyles. One of the primary problems is excessive consumption: our grandmother would have to buy…

The smarter and more inter-connected our phones and laptops become, the more vulnerable they are to being exploited. When your devices are constantly connected to Wi-Fi sources that may not be encrypted, it creates a whole new array of opportunities for hackers and scammers. This allows them to infiltrate your networks and exploit any personal information you might have saved on your desktop, phone, or online storage/drive service. That is why we have compiled a…

Academic performance as we know it has expanded and evolved across the years. Acquiring a high grade or a top rank in the class does not confirm or represent a child’s intellect or skillsets. Instead, intelligence is understood across overlapping spectrums of learning techniques, emotions, expressions, and responses. A child’s creative competence helps increase their desire to learn and develop intellectually and imaginatively. You may ask, ‘What does ‘being creative’ even mean?” Creativity is oftentimes…

It is important to take a moment and evaluate your role as a parent during your child’s homework time. Simultaneously it’s necessary to know the difference between getting involved and doing your kid’s homework for them. Every parent and guardian needs to see themselves as a “home-coach”. They cannot run the races for their children, but they can help organise and advise them to further improve their performance. Too much involvement in your child’s work…

Most of us can look back on our school days and remember the anxiety-ridden nights before our exams. Whether it was a simple class test or a final year exam, we definitely faced our share of ‘exam stress’. However, the repercussions of such anxiety and frustration can sometimes be rather damaging to one’s confidence, cognitive abilities and emotional health. Children today feel more pressure to perform to the best of their abilities within their academic…

If you’re a teacher or an educational practitioner, here are some fundamentals to enabling an effective and inclusive learning space for your students. Collaboration: An instructor can maximize teaching when there is a joint productive activity. Collaboration creates space for trust and modeling. It also helps generate a common shared experience between teacher and student, within a learning environment. In turn, it provides room for the teacher to really get to know their students, their…

The International GCSE boards offer both a national and global gateway to higher studies. The accreditation allows for your child to comfortably continue their education within the country or abroad. In comparison to other alternative education boards, the IGCSE syllabus provides a wider range of subjects and skillets for students to select from. Additionally, its certification helps young graduates find better career opportunities. The IGCSE examination also incorporates language tests that are essential for students…

With the wide diversity of options today for educational curricula, parents and students often have a hard time choosing which particular stream to pursue. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of advantages your child would experience from undertaking the IGCSE board. Here are four reasons why you should be looking into schools that offer the IGCSE syllabus. Subject variety and flexibility: One of the primary benefits the IGCSE board offers in comparison to…

If you are a student looking to start out in a learning environment that caters to your interests, the IGCSE board of education might just be for you. The Cambridge curriculum features over 70 subjects for its students to choose from – from science, mathematics, economics, and history, to music, computer literacy, and travel & tourism! The syllabus provides both national and global perspectives on each subject. Additionally, the examination process emphasizes more on understanding…

The best way to energize your mornings is with a bowl or plate full of fruit. Fruits are easily digestible and are packed with an array of antioxidants, dietary fibre and natural sugar to get your day going in the right direction. Loading up your stomach every morning with these varied textures, colours, and phytonutrients will benefit your health and leave you feeling good and vitalized for the rest of the day. Immunity Enhancement: By…