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School children sitting in the shade of an orchard in Bamozai, near Gardez, Paktya Province, Afghanistan A right to education has been recognized by some governments. At the global level, Article 13 of the United Nations' 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights recognizes the right of everyone to an education.[2] Although education is compulsory in most places up to a certain age, attendance at school often isn't, and a minority of parents choose home-schooling, e-learning or similar for their children. Etymology[edit] Etymologically, the word "education" is derived from the Latin ēducātiō ("A breeding, a bringing up, a rearing") from ēdūcō ("I educate, I train") which is related to the homonym ēdūcō ("I lead forth, I take out; I raise up, I erect") from ē- ("from, out of") and dūcō ("I lead, I conduct").[3] Education can take place in formal or informal educational settings. History[edit] Nalanda, ancient center for higher learning Formal education[edit] Related:  Social Sciences

Anthropology Anthropology /ænθrɵˈpɒlədʒi/ is the study of humankind, past and present,[1][2] that draws and builds upon knowledge from social and biological sciences, as well as the humanities and the natural sciences.[3][4] Since the work of Franz Boas and Bronisław Malinowski in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, anthropology in Great Britain and the US has been distinguished from ethnology[5] and from other social sciences by its emphasis on cross-cultural comparisons, long-term in-depth examination of context, and the importance it places on participant-observation or experiential immersion in the area of research. In those European countries that did not have overseas colonies, where ethnology (a term coined and defined by Adam F. Origin of the term[edit] The term anthropology originates from the Greek anthrōpos (ἄνθρωπος), "human being" (understood to mean humankind or humanity), and -λογία -logia, "study." Fields[edit] According to Clifford Geertz, Sociocultural[edit] Biological[edit]

Teacher Jewish children with their teacher in Samarkand, the beginning of the 20th century A teacher (also called a schoolteacher) is a person who provides education for pupils (children) and students (adults). Duties and functions The role of teacher is often formal and ongoing, carried out at a school or other place of formal education. In many countries, a person who wishes to become a teacher must first obtain specified professional qualifications or credentials from a university or college. These professional qualifications may include the study of pedagogy, the science of teaching. A teacher's role may vary among cultures. A teacher who facilitates education for an individual may also be described as a personal tutor, or, largely historically, a governess. In some countries, formal education can take place through home schooling. Religious and spiritual teachers, such as gurus, mullahs, rabbis, pastors/youth pastors and lamas, may teach religious texts such as the Quran, Torah or Bible.

Université de Sherbrooke (Québec, Canada) School School building and recreation area in England. Students at school in an Indian village. A school is an institution designed for the teaching of students (or "pupils") under the direction of teachers. Most countries have systems of formal education, which is commonly compulsory.[citation needed] In these systems, students progress through a series of schools. The names for these schools vary by country (discussed in the Regional section below) but generally include primary school for young children and secondary school for teenagers who have completed primary education. In addition to these core schools, students in a given country may also attend schools before and after primary and secondary education. There are also non-government schools, called private schools. In homeschooling and online schools, teaching and learning take place outside of a traditional school building. Etymology History and development Regional terms United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations India Europe

Subculture In sociology, and cultural studies, a subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates themselves from the larger culture to which they belong. The term subculture has become deprecated among some researchers, who prefer the term co-culture, in order to avoid the connotations of inferiority associated with the "sub-" prefix.[1][2] While exact definitions vary, the Oxford English Dictionary defines the term as "a cultural group within a larger culture, often having beliefs or interests at variance with those of the larger culture."[3] Definition[edit] often negative relations to work (as 'idle', 'parasitic', at play or at leisure, etc.) Identifying subcultures[edit] The study of subcultures often consists of the study of symbolism attached to clothing, music and other visible affectations by members of subcultures, and also the ways in which these same symbols are interpreted by members of the dominant culture. Subcultures' relationships with mainstream culture[edit]

Public administration Public administration is both an academic discipline and a field of practice; the latter is depicted in this picture of US federal public servants at a meeting. Public administration refers to two meanings: first, it is concerned with the implementation of government policy; second, it is an academic discipline that studies this implementation and prepares civil servants for working in the public service.[1] As a "field of inquiry with a diverse scope" its "fundamental goal... is to advance management and policies so that government can function."[2] Some of the various definitions which have been offered for the term are: "the management of public programs";[3] the "translation of politics into the reality that citizens see every day";[4] and "the study of government decision making, the analysis of the policies themselves, the various inputs that have produced them, and the inputs necessary to produce alternative policies."[5] Definitions[edit] In 1947 Paul H. History[edit]

Mentorship Mentorship is a personal developmental relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. However, true mentoring is more than just answering occasional questions or providing ad hoc help. It is about an ongoing relationship of learning, dialogue, and challenge. The person in receipt of mentorship may be referred to as a protégé (male), a protégée (female), an apprentice or, in recent years, a mentee. "Mentoring" is a process that always involves communication and is relationship based, but its precise definition is elusive. Mentoring in Europe has existed since at least Ancient Greek times. Historical[edit] William Blake's watercolor of "Age teaching youth", a Romantic representation of mentorship. The roots of the practice are lost in antiquity. Mentoring techniques[edit] Typology[edit] There are two broad types of mentoring relationships: formal and informal. Corporate mentorship programs[edit]

Helsinki.fi - Helsingin seudun tapahtumat, uutiset ja hakupalvelut yhdestä osoitteesta You’re not entitled to anything. Hustle for everything you’re worth I’ve received some very angry emails from founders that are trying to get their startup featured on TSF. For example: “I submitted our startup yesterday, and you still haven’t written about us yet on The Startup Foundry! What gives? Is you head so far up your ass you can’t see how great our app is? Typically I delete the email and setup a filter to automatically avoid any future contact with the person, but this time I felt compelled to respond to the founder (Perhaps it was the TechCrunch barb that pushed me over the edge) in public. You’re not entitled to anything. The best way to get your startup covered is to have an awesome narrative, not a sense of entitlement. Airbnb has one of my favorite hustling stories ever from a team of relatively “unknowns”. The Airbnb founders came out of the summer 2008 Y Combinator class. - Fred Wilson on AirBnB How could you even begin to doubt these guys determination? Build a great company, be kind, and hustle. I wish you the best, Paul Hontz

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