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5 Benefits Of Having Good Grades That You Should Definitely Know About

What are the benefits of getting good grades? Would you say the benefits are just limited to being able to get into a good higher institution, and get a good job afterward? Or are there more than has been listed? Consider these five benefits of getting good grades, even as you are motivated by them. [...]

Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017

  The Queen’s Commonwealth essay competition 2017 is an international essay competition open for entries for young commonwealth citizens under or aged 18 with diverse backgrounds, to make their voices heard on a global platform. Application Deadline: 1st May 2017 | Offered annually? Yes Eligible Countries: all Commonwealth countries and territories. Theme: The theme for 2017 Queen’s Commonwealth essay competition is ‘A Commonwealth [...]

CIAPS Public Interest Essay Competition 2016

About the Award: For the first time in more than a decade, economic experts, operators and observers have officially and unanimously declared Nigeria in recession. Like with most political-economic events, many disagree on the reasons for the recession and consequently possible ways out of it. This CIAPS Prize is aimed at encouraging fact-based analysis as [...]

By |2016-11-03T17:39:53+01:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: features|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

6 Steps to Write the Outline an Excellent Essay for Teens

The pre-writing stage is when you prepare your ideas for your essays before you begin writing. You will find it easier to write your essay if you build an outline first, especially when you are writing longer assignments. Steps in writing an outline Think carefully about what you are going to write. Ask yourself: What [...]

By |2016-11-02T15:42:44+01:00November 2nd, 2016|Categories: features|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

See Why Truffaut’s “Wild Child” is All about Education

According to Roger Ebert, Francois Truffaut's "The Wild Child" is the story of a "wolf boy" who lived like an animal in the woods, and about the doctor who adopted him and tried to civilize him. The story is essentially true, drawn from an actual case in 18th Century France, and Truffaut tells it simply [...]

By |2016-11-02T15:16:19+01:00November 2nd, 2016|Categories: features|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Apply for the Reach Cambridge Summer Essay Competition 2017

The Reach Cambridge Summer scholarship essay competition is designed for academically excellent high school students aged between 14 and 18 who would otherwise not be able to attend the School’s summer programmes. Please note that this scholarship competition is not for application to the University of Cambridge. Essay Topic: “What do you think your country could learn [...]

Apply for the Fountain Essay Contest 2016

About the Award: We all move. As Einstein said, “Nothing happens until something moves.” Movement is one of the essentials of the physical world. This movement is a good thing, at least as far as our health is concerned. Moving exercises our muscles, strengthens our heart, and clears our head. Yet, movement is not just a [...]

By |2016-11-01T17:47:11+01:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Scholarship & Competition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How Teens Can Control Anger

Identify why you get angry: Recognise your anger signs, actually, your heart beats faster and you breathe more quickly, preparing you for action. You might also notice other signs, such as tension in your shoulders or clenching your fists. "If you notice these signs, get out of the situation if you’ve got a history of [...]

By |2016-10-28T18:25:04+01:00October 28th, 2016|Categories: features|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

4 Hard Facts No One Will Tell You About Entrepreneurship

While entrepreneurship may be the rage these days, with everyone telling you that is where the money is. There are usually a few truths they leave behind, and which you will find useful. Consider some of these below as inspired by Phil Da Duke of entrepreneur.com. 1. Leave Pride In the Trash One thing you should [...]

Commonwealth Class Story Writing Competition 2016 for School Teachers and Students

About the Award: The competition is open to teachers and students aged 7 to 14 from Commonwealth countries and is a wonderful opportunity for you to add your voice to the Commonwealth’s rich storytelling heritage through writing and illustration (and, of course, be in with the chance of winning some fantastic prizes!) What does the word ‘Belonging’ mean to you? [...]

By |2019-11-13T05:24:11+01:00October 27th, 2016|Categories: Scholarship & Competition|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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