by Monica Islam Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Logical reasoning is an indispensable “soft skill” that today’s graduates need to demonstrate at work. It is an attribute that is tested during college admissions; Graduate Record Examinations (GRE); and undergraduate essays. Outside academia, a well-formed argument enables us to persuade others and win their admiration. …

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by Victor Okechukwu Chimezie Bias simply means a strong inclination of the mind or a preconceived opinion about something or someone. A bias may be favorable or unfavorable: bias in favor of or against an idea. It is a disproportionate weight in favor of or against an idea or thing, usually in a way that …

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by Cody Mitchell A recent Australian study has found that screen usage could be depriving average three-year-olds of more than 1100 adult words each day—a dramatic interference with the early language learning process. While there is some evidence that screen time can help children develop certain skills—like problem solving—there is also evidence that it wreaks …

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Commonwealth Correspondent Katerina Panagi represented YourCommonwealth in Cyprus on March 11 as the British High Commission Nicosia & British Council Cyprus celebrated #CommonwealthDay 2024. Katerina, who is the first Cypriot Correspondent said it was an amazing experience to organise a workshop on culture and creativity for aspiring students. “As this year marks the 65th anniversary of the Commonwealth Scholarships …

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by Ruhamah Ifere If you have ever been in doubt of the impact of sports, the recently concluded AFCON (Africa Cup of Nations) 2024 should be enough proof of its potency to unite people from diverse backgrounds as well as promote sustainable development. In my role as the Project officer at Caring Community Creators, I …

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by Amelia Mitchell What is the source of the tragic degradation of the English language which is apparent all around us today? Why, when new scientific discoveries, staggering architectural achievements, and the amazing rise in living standards for many are taking place throughout the world, is our once rich English language on its way to …

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by Sameer Misra In rural Odisha in India, an innovative initiative is changing the lives of tribal children in ways not imagined before. The story not only reveals a dynamic educational approach, but also seamlessly aligns with participatory strategies in sport for development, placing the community at the forefront of transformative progress. Gram Vikas Vidya …

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by Lillian Efobi Quianna, a tech-savvy teenager with bold eyes, a curious mind, and a keyboard faster than lightning, found herself lost in the labyrinthine world of the Internet. It was a vibrant space, filled with endless possibilities to connect, create, and express herself. But recently, she encountered an online predator who tried to prey …

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by Ruhamah Ifere  On Tuesday, February 6, the International Day for Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation will be commemorated globally to essentially create awareness on the effect of Female Genital Mutilation on women and girls. Female Genital Mutilation affects at least 200 million women globally. It is the cutting and removal of parts of …

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