Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange

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The 2013 Open Doors Report issued by the Institute of International Education is now available and although it is focused on the US it offers a spectrum of valuable information. Find  details here: http://www.iie.org/Research-and-Publications/Open-Doors !

Another perspective is to look at US students studying outside the country and where their most popular destinations are:

US News Education

 

 

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Why It’s Time To Learn Another Language

We’d like to post an article from    ,
published by Katie Lepi a couple of days ago.

A click on the infographic takes you to the article:

 

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We specifically encourage all readers to share and pass it on – most of all to the people in the places where our countries decide on the education policies of tomorrow.

 

 

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Relating happiness to meaning

An interesting perspective on how some things aren’t connected
the way we might think:
scientific american article on happiness and meaning

Please click on the screenshot for the original article.

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Relating happiness to money

Money per se does not usually make happy.
But: neither does health, as long as you take it for granted.
In fact, nothing can truly make you happy if you take it for granted.

Here are two interesting video clips. They tell their story from the US point of view but they are just as valid anywhere else.

The point is: happiness is a matter of getting things right individually. And for that, we all need opportunities. As we know, these are hard to find if you’re too busy just trying to survive.. 

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Everything is connected

NASA has some beautiful – and award winning – visualizations on how things are connected. We’d like to share this with you:
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Highly recommended:
http://www.youtube.com/user/NASAexplorer  YouTube

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Shakabuku

What a line !!!     … Q   “What is Shakabuku ?”
A   ” It’s a swift, spiritual kick to the head
……that alters your reality forever.”



And this is the place where we found it – it’s also quite awesome:

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Good Mondays means Loving Your Job

This is the goal we pursue:
to enable people to love what they do.

TIME Business & Money has an article you may find enlightening:

“You Probably Hate Your Job — But You Don’t Have To”



Seventy percent of U.S. employees are either “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” at work. Put more simply, most of us hate our jobs.

Read on here. 

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