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Why levity is the soul of teaching

How many of you still remember that teacher of your college days who had more to offer than just nondescript, soporific lectures – that teacher who held your attention throughout class with humour and levity? I’m sure many of you ...

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Adventure therapy: What is it? And does it work?

When you think of a nature-based treatment for unruly kids, you may picture a gruelling boot camp, with hard-nosed instructors who rule by fear. Adventure therapy couldn’t be further from that. Instead of harnessing nature’s tough elements, it appeals to its nurturing ...

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Countering the ‘Trump effect’ on school bullying

Every FLOTUS in recent history has had a main cause. Nancy Reagan’s was ‘Just Say No’ to drugs. Barbara Bush’s was literacy. Michelle Obama’s was tackling childhood obesity. Currently, Melania Trump aims to stamp out cyberbullying. Many claim this is ironic considering ...

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