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Best of TED: Hans Rosling Hans Rosling is probably the only academic who ends his PowerPoint presentation by swallowing a sword. He does this while wearing a muscle-T bedazzled with lightning bolts made from shiny, gold sequins. Rosling is probably also the only academic who can make dry sta Family Friendly Working Scotland Flexible working is any arrangement made between the employer and the employee to amend their work pattern in place, hours or frequency. In this definition, flexible working usually starts with an employee request; by "flexibility" we don't mean employers unilaterally expecting their workers to be available at all times, or with no notice. Rather, we see flexible working as an honest conversation between both parties on what's needed and what's expected. Employers are increasingly giving employees an element of freedom to define a working arrangement that supports their lifestyle.

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WUJS Zionism and Israel Advocacy Guide Writing this handbook has been a difficult task. Trying to strike a balance between support for Israel, and a realisation that some things just aren’t black and white has been our goal. We hope that what has resulted is useful to Jewish students everywhere, and that ultimately Israel is strengthened through our efforts. Jewish students in the Diaspora are not unconditional supporters of Israel, just as Israelis have different political preferences.

Ultra-flexible workers will challenge HR by 2020 Bek Frith, February 16, 2017 Four in 10 (40%) workers will be self-employed by 2020, so HR must be prepared HR needs to be prepared to take on a new role in the workplace by 2020 to cope with the rise of ultra-flexible freelancing, according to research from Samsung. How to Make Flying Paper Lanterns Your fire source needs to be both light and hot enough to enable the lantern to float. Take a 10-inch strip of cotton fabric, fold it in half, and tie it in a knot, giving you a small bow. Place it in a lid from a jar or on tin foil. Using pliers, drip wax from a lit birthday candle over the fabric. Visible Thinking VisibleThinking In Action Every committed educator wants better learning and more thoughtful students. Visible Thinking is a way of helping to achieve that without a separate ‘thinking skills' course or fixed lessons. Visible Thinking is a broad and flexible framework for enriching classroom learning in the content areas and fostering students' intellectual development at the same time.

Lecture - The Invention of the Jewish People Let's face it, the Jews have long been a troublesome people for the rest of the planet. Of course, that topic or virtually anything to do with Jews is a minefield of issues especially since the Jews control the media and the banks and a speck of dust on the eastern shores of the Mediterranean. For most people, their latent anti-Semitism is a barely a tic on their panoply of biases and disaffections. But there is that crucial and volatile problem which is, of course, the state of Israel and its right to exist. And more to the point the claims made to reify that right together with oil imperialism, the clash of civilizations, and again the millenia-old contempt for the the Christ killers--all of which have dovetailed into the great cauldron of dilemmas we know as the Middle East.

Flexible working The working world is changing. People’s expectations, as well as our expectations as a business have evolved. The traditional ‘9 to 5’ might suit some employees, but not all. We want to accommodate personal styles and needs, allowing you to accomplish your work in a way that works for you. We also recognise that your ability to work at a place or time that better suits your needs, is both more productive for you, and drives our business performance culture. Office of Undergraduate Admissions: Transfer Credit What is Transferable? To successfully transfer into U-M, you will have to demonstrate that your course of study is balanced on a foundation of general education courses that fulfill basic requirements and provide grounding in prerequisites or required courses that enable you to focus on a particular major. In order for your course work to be considered transferable to the University of Michigan, it must meet the following criteria:

62 Ideas For Using The iPad In The Classroom [Presentation] - If you’ve got a pulse, using the iPad in the classroom is something you’re at least interested in on some level. It’s either why you’re here, something you want to understand better, or you loathe it all and want to make sure to avoid it (it’s been interesting to watch the seemingly growing throngs of Luddites decry learning technology–who knew it all could be so polarizing?) But we digress. Some of the ideas for using the iPad in the classroom in the following presentation by scribd user denag33 are better than others. Rick Shenkman: How Are Lawyers Like Politicians? - Politics on The Huffington Post Lawyers have to appeal to juries the way pols have to appeal to voters. And often they follow a similar approach. Ask a good lawyer how they win over a jury and they'll say you have to create a narrative the jurors can easily follow. That's just what pols have to do too.

More employers embracing job shares and part-time working Katie Jacobs, January 30, 2017 Timewise's Power Part Time list reveals a record number of senior-level positions are being shared Nearly half (46%) of business decision-makers would consider hiring candidates for a senior role on a job share basis, according to research from flexible jobs board Timewise. Timewise reveals its Power Part Time list today – a roll call of UK men and women doing senior and business-critical roles on less than full-time hours. This year 27 of the 50 people who make up the list (which is now in its fifth year) were hired on a part-time basis. The list also includes a record number of senior job shares: nine out of the 50.

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