There are hundreds of high quality management training courses run around the world, including management training courses in top global locations that offer the ideal combination of quality instructors and relevant content.

There are essential steps that you should take to make sure you get the most out of the training programme. If you are preparing to take a management training course, here are some things that you should plan to do in the months and weeks before the commencement of the programme.

Firstly, find your areas for improvement, whether you are looking at taking a specialist programme of study or are instead taking one which covers a broader subject. There may be some areas of the subject which come far easier to you, and others which are more difficult to get to grips with.

By identifying your weaker areas in advance you will be best placed to focus on them throughout the course. Depending on the size of your group, you will also be able to make these known to the instructor, who will then be best placed to help you overcome your personal obstacles throughout the training programme.

The next step to take to prepare fully is to take care of all the logistics of attending the programme, including organising your accommodation, travel arrangements and budget. Although a popular and often very wise career move to make, taking management training courses in top locations can be costly and complicated.

This is because these cities are large, expensive and extremely busy; you will have to navigate complex transport systems, find accommodation within your budget and plan where you are going to dine in the evenings and at lunch time. This is especially true of extensive courses, which can run over several weeks.

For this reason, forward planning is essential, as it will help your budget go further and it will make sure that you are ready to give your full attention to the course when you finally walk into the classroom, wherever in the world you are studying.

Another thing that you absolutely must do before starting your management training course is find out what study materials you will need to read before the training starts, as many of the best courses will have some required reading. Even if they do not, the training provider may have some recommended reading to help you make the most of the course.

For many, professional training courses are a significant investment, and being well prepared can lead to participants getting the most out of the course. With this in mind, taking the time to do extensive reading beforehand can lead to a higher pass mark if you have to take an exam, or at the very least a more enriching learning experience.

The benefits of ongoing professional training are many, and this is especially the case with management training courses, which can be highly informative and hugely career-boosting. For this reason, careful planning and preparation beforehand is essential to get the most out of the experience.

This includes planning the logistics of attending the course carefully, taking the time to do any necessary study beforehand, and identifying your weak areas so you can improve your skills on the course as much as possible.

With much of today’s new tools and resources and teaching/learning techniques focusing on project based learning, one might be left to question where do books fit in? How do we take literature and textbooks and incorporate them into this new teaching modality.

Reading is the sister to thinking. But, as is often true, these sisters are very different. Reading is an active learning method, as opposed to listening, which is a passive learning method. (Extrovert/Introvert)

To enhance reading literacy, students should be encouraged to also be physically engaged. Reading sections out loud and gesturing are ways to engage physically. This creates an active component for the visual learner and an activity for the kinesthetic learner. The eye movement required by reading also creates subtle but active participation as you track words, turn the pages,or if you read digitally, click the mouse or flip the pages. Carrying a storyline in short-term memory is a part of the passive engagement of literacy learning.

Reading gets the creative learning juices flowing in a student’s brain. While they read, it would be a missed integrated education opportunity not to take advantage of engaging in writing too. A simple strategy is to read with a pen in hand. As the student reads, he or she should make notes in the margins, underline, circle and highlight.

What? Write in the book? Well, we all probably remember purchasing used college textbooks that were highlighted and had notes in the margins. Often they actually helped us study, making writing in books a great idea! However, if you are a purist, get a notebook and write in that. E-book reading allows you to highlight text with a slide of the finger and make note of important concepts with just the tap of a finger!

However you choose take notes, and whatever tools and resources you choose to utilize, writing the key concepts and any questions, new words, supporting details, etc. creates another active literacy learning opportunity.

Learning to identify key concepts while they read is the number one literacy learning skill. Textbook authors tend to do that for us by providing topic headings and subheadings. However, much of literature doesn’t give these clues and that is where the passive thinking brain comes in.

Have you heard of the term “residue of thinking?” According to a study done at the University of Virginia, the residue of thinking is memory. This study says that learning to activate memory with small clues is easier when we engage more of our senses; creating a very personal form of integrated learning! Studies have shown that chewing gum or nibbling on a snack, fragrances in the air, soft classical instrumental music in the background, and highlighters in a variety of colors — key concepts would be one color, supporting concepts and new words would be other colors — are all ways to enhance memory.

Along with reading for comprehension, learn to question what you are reading. Is it true or is it biased? What supporting documentation does it need? What else needs to be learned to determine the validity of the concept? Write these questions and thoughts down too. Some of them may be answered in the text, others might lead to your next book!

If you are teaching literacy learning make sure your students write a short descriptive paragraph or two about what was the main concept, whether or not they agree with the ideas, and what new ways of thinking did the text inspire. Vocabulary words should also be looked up and incorporated in to memory by using them at least 3 times each in daily speech.

The ability to use integrated education and project based teaching techniques that provide many of the tools and resources that made homeschooling a viable and successful education choice are being explored at an unprecedented rate. Regardless of your choice for your child’s education, enhanced literacy learning should be a part of your tools and resources and their day.

What does a typical day look like for a homeschooling family? In many ways, it is the same as anybody else’s day. Parents go to work, chores are done around the house (you hope), and kids do their homework, either with or without their parents’ help. However, in many ways the day is very, very different for the homeschooling parent.

The Differences

The main difference is that the child (or children, but let’s work with just one), does not need to get out of bed, rush to get dressed, bolt down a breakfast and then catch the bus. The parent is not left alone for hours, and the child is not attending a class somewhere else. The parent does not have to guess or even worry about what is going on with their child because the child is right there.

This difference leads to many other differences. The family may go on a field trip, with the parent learning right beside the child. The child’s craftwork can be shown to the parent immediately and even considered for a fair or craft show. The questions of the student can be answered when they arise, with any needed tutoring provided quickly and effectively. Communications are quick, loving, and productive.

A Possible Schedule

Let us work through an ordinary day in homeschooling, seeing what is done and how long it takes. A key fact to remember is that all times are subject to change as determined by either the teacher/parent or the child.

Many homeschoolers start their lessons in the morning, but notice that there is no bus ride, homeroom, or assembly. Therefore, the child can take time to dress, to eat, and to get comfortable. Lessons start when the child and the parent are ready to start, not at some administratively determined timeslot.

A typical homeschool day covers four or five subjects. Each lesson is individually created for the child, with input from both the parent and the child. Some lessons will take a short period of time, say 30 minutes, and some will take longer, up to hours. Lessons will include reading, writing, mathematics, art, and other activities as needed and desired.

If we take an average of an hour per lesson, the student is done in the early afternoon. Lunch is handled when there is a break between lessons, and after the lessons are done the child is free to run and play without a time limit. The child can control the amount of time needed, while the parent sets the target results.

On other days, there are field trips, library trips, and other outside activities. The child can participate in sports, organizations, and other outside activities without fear or guilt in missing classes. The teacher knows the child will be able to do special activities without having to make arrangements with third parties, and the administrative paperwork is kept to a bare minimum, taking almost no time at all during the normal day.

I guess the main point is that the day is both a lot less structured and a lot more productive than is possible in a school. The time can be structured according to the needs of the student, not the needs of somebody else. The material can be covered as many times as needed and extra activities are welcomed, not treated as a burden.

In short, the child can learn as an individual, with an individualized schedule. There is no typical day, just the day of the child. Learning as it should be.

Teaching is a noble profession and what a joy to see students hold our understanding in their eyes. In their success we find our own and so to them you give your all. Words are easier than bold actions. I believe teachers want the best for students and that is the reason for setting behavioral objectives to help learners achieve success in their three domains of learning.The relationship between student’s actual terminal behavior and pupil’s expected terminal behavior is an index of the success or failure of the lesson.

Difficult students challenge us especially when the learner is resistance to change. Why bother when you see students drop out of school. Drop outs feel they have no value when they see no supporting strength coming from others. After all, you were committed to teaching effectively. The blame is shifted on students who failed to do their part. I agree students’ have a personal responsibility to get involved in order to achieve great success. However, from my perspective, learners accomplishment depends on teachers leadership style. How can you tell the difference? Authoritative teachers make learners timid. They believe students can perform under the sanctions of punishment. They use their power to get favor and attention. The consequences on learners is usually devastating. For instance, when I was in secondary school, our chemistry teacher was firm, the kind who never tolerated nonsense. We were whipped for every wrong answers given during lesson. In African education system canning is used to control students and achieve discipline. It was awful especially when asked to balance chemical equations on the blackboard. As a result, I disliked science subjects.

On the other hand, we had a Biology teacher who stimulated the students to unusual efforts. He was able to make us winners. His class was devoid of tension. He considered our feelings and was patient to accommodate our inadequacies. Based on my teaching experience, I can go on and on to give vivid illustrations. Besides, current research studies have proved that a negative correlation exist between corporal punishment and maintaining discipline in schools. Comparatively, there are teachers who play the role of laissez-faire leadership role. A teacher with no authority inadvertently introduce lawlessness and lack of sense of direction.

Alternatively, there are teachers who give students a little push to learn and understand concepts. Like my Biology tutor, hilarious teachers laugh with students and give out encouragement when they make flimsy mistakes. Students are bound to hit rocks and thorns on their path to learning. But with a little pat on their back the barriers are like bouncers for launching forward. I believe learners can remain reactionary with no desire to initiate actions without serious pep-up from the teachers.

With this in mind, the sky is not their limit. At this point, three different things become apparent. These are:

1. Servant teacher leadership style

2. Maintaining quality response to students need

3. Give students correct motivation to boost their confidence.

The basis principle of teaching requires the three elements be adopted and given maximum attention in a teaching-learning environment.Students succes is greater when urged to persevere. I believe the result will be outstanding if they realise they can excel like their peers. Undoubtedly, teachers at all levels can make the teaching profession very attractive. Providing the right leadership style and a little prod is essential.

Above all, I think, no nation can rise above the quality level of its teachers. We need to always pep-up our students. The best teacher is liked and cheerful. Our students success is our success. If they accomplish their academic goals our eternal reward is guaranteed.

Science Learning in Preschool

Concepts are being acquired during the early years that serve as a foundation for more complex and abstract knowledge later on. Concepts such as counting, classifying, measurement and one-to-one correspondence are the basic concepts that are acquired during the pre-primary years. According to Piaget, the period of cognitive development can be divided into four stages. The period between two to seven is that of the preoperational stage. Although concepts are developing rapidly during this stage, children at this stage still have the inability to conserve or grasp the idea of reversibility and they have a tendency towards the idea of centration. Piaget’s view of the process of acquiring knowledge by children is that they construct their ideas and concepts through interactions with the environment. Vygotsky’s theory utilizes the concept of scaffolding and ZPD or the zone of proximal development which implies that learning takes place in stages and teachers are facilitators who help children progress from one stage to the next by helping them make connections in the various subject domains.

Inquiry-based approach are based on the practice of observing, predicting, questioning, investigating, collaborating, communicating, interpreting information and using tools to gather information. An inquiry-based science approach in the early childhood classroom facilitates the process of integrating knowledge and understanding from different areas to make coherence and sense of the young child’s rather disorganized attempts at understanding the larger concepts and ideas of scientific knowledge.


The children crowded around the table to learn more about the shells that the teacher had brought. Who knows what these are? Where can you find them? A couple of them raised their hands; ‘Seashells… At the beach’. The children took turns to look more closely at the shells and were given the magnifying glass to examine some features of the shells more closely. “Teacher, why are there so many lines on the shell?” “Why are there patterns on the shell?” “Why is this shell so shiny? What are those lumps in the shell?… These were some of the questions posed by the children. One of the conch shells was large enough for the children to place their ear over the opening of the shell to listen to the echoing ‘waves’. The children took turns to hold the conch shell close to their ear to listen to the ‘sea’.

“Alright class, let’s place the shells back on the table… “The teacher collected back the shells and placed them aside. She then takes out a printed display of several cards. “Now, can anyone tell me what similarities are there between this Garden Snail and the shells you have just seen?” she pointed to the garden snail picture. “I know I know… “Several hands shot up as the children volunteered their answers. “They have shells.” “Correct, Jason. The sea shells you just saw once had a living animal in it, such as a hermit crab.” “Some shells have 2 halves, like clams, mussels, scallops and oysters. The shiny shell you see here is mother-of-pearl,” as she lifts up one of the shells with a shiny inner surface. “Now, what other animals have shells?”

“I know… eggs have shells,” volunteers Janice.

Have you ever visited any ‘special’ school? By special school, I mean the school for children with special needs. You might have not, if your child is not suffering from autism. I wish nobody does. I would urge you to please visit such a school some day. If you are a real human, you would leave out, transformed. You would wish if you could do anything to make their life better by any means you can. Mind it, these special schools are not after your money, however your donation is most welcome.

Autism is not a disease. It is a disorder of neural development that affects the communication, thinking ability, response time of individuals. It is a disorder that, ironically, could stay whole life. Children with autism are referred to as ‘children with special needs’. And yes, they are very special. Therefore, they need special schools. They don’t fit in the regular education institutes and among the normal students. There are many schools running in India offering education and training to these special needs children. A few autism schools in Mumbai rank among the best in the country.

These schools are located in various cities and have been making the lives of autistic children better. These schools have special teachers for special students. These teachers are trained at interacting with autistic kids and also had to have a lot of patience. Autistic kids take time to learn something, be it text or an activity. Therefore, these schools teach them using various activities so that they have fun in learning.

To be able to get included in the mainstream society these special needs children clear the SSC and HSC examinations through National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). NIOS allows them the flexibility to study and appear for the exam at their comfort. After that, they may graduate from some open university of distance learning courses.

Autism doesn’t affect the children only. It affects their parents as well, and may be more. Parents are always scared for their children. They keep their kids at home so that they don’t harm themselves. They are also scared if the kids may be molested. These schools have counseled the parents that their kids are going to be in safe hands and would leave the school as an educated and skilled individual. They would be able to take up some profession and earn a living.

These schools also offer the autism parent training programs that help parents to communicate with their kids in a better manner. They organize seminars, workshops and family activities and picnics where they ask parents to play and engage with their children. These activities strengthen the bond between parents and kids and gradually make parents confident enough that their children are getting better and living a good life.

Autism doesn’t mean that the children could not do anything. It just means that we need to take special care of these kids and help their parents as well. Support for autistic individuals is a must in our country. You need to look at them as equals and not as a burden.

It’s a familiar scenario to many parents of children with Asperger Syndrome (AS): falling behind in specific subject areas at school, problems socially interacting with classmates, and behavioral issues. Oftentimes, traditional schools misinterpret these signs as common disciplinary problems and are ill-equipped to handle them. Aspergers schools are now an option for parents whose child with AS struggles in a typical school setting. They provide an environment that is conducive to learning with AS and help them to succeed.

Understanding Asperger Syndrome

The first and most important way schools for children with AS help their students is simply by understanding the disorder. Instructors are well educated on Asperger Syndrome and understand that students with AS are often brilliant learners who just happen to understand things differently than children in traditional schools. They recognize their students’ strengths and weaknesses to format a curriculum that creates a more comfortable and confidence-boosting learning environment.

Maintaining Structure

Any parent of a child with AS understands just how critical it is to maintain structure. While generally structured, the schedule at traditional schools can sometimes be arbitrary, making adjustment difficult for students with AS. One of the methods these schools use is a rigid system that lets students know exactly what to expect and when to expect it. Helping students feel more secure in their daily routines can lessen the likelihood of behavioral issues and help to foster a foundation of trust between students and educators.

Providing Individual Attention

If you’re the parent of a child with AS who has had trouble in school, you understand why this is so important. Because children with Asperger Syndrome often require a customized method of learning in order to thrive academically, it’s important for teachers to maintain an individualized approach to their education. In traditional schools, this can be difficult if not downright impossible. Class size, budget restrictions, and highly specific education mandates mean that teachers often have less control over their curriculum and teaching approaches, making it even more difficult for children with AS to learn. At Aspergers schools, students are given the individual attention they need to succeed.

Communicating with Parents

It is critical for any parents with school-aged children to maintain open communication with their children’s teachers and vice versa, but the need is greater for students with Asperger Syndrome. Children with AS are often labeled and categorized as the same, when in reality, every child’s habits and needs are entirely different. Teachers at schools for children with AS maintain two-way communication with parents so that they can work together to understand each child individually and monitor progress.

Chemical engineering is a field for those, who love the idea of mixing different chemical components to come up with new and useful scientific formulas. This arm of engineering deals with the usage of chemicals, energy and their usage for different industrial processes. As the name suggests, it does not only deal with the core principles of biotechnology but also involve the study of design, manufacturing and operations of plants and machinery used in industrial chemical processes. Besides biotechnology, medicine and food processing, it is also applied in industries like electronics, polymers and environmental health & safety. If the idea of working in any of these fields lure you, chemical engineering is the course you should opt for.

Try to Know all About The Course

To go ahead with this, you first need to know about the future prospects associated with this course. You even need to be aware of the reputed companies operating in this field along with the cities that house maximum number of biotechnology companies. This little information can help you decide whether you should go ahead with your decision of opting for this course or not. Once you complete the research part, you can move ahead with registering yourself for engineering entrances in reputed institutions. As different institutes have their own procedures, you need to check with all of them to go ahead with the admission process.

Are You Eligible?

To be eligible to appear for these entrance exams, you should have appeared for your 10+2 examination with mathematics, chemistry and physics. Once you are clear with the eligibility criteria, you can either choose to pursue diploma or the degree course. If you wish to specialize in this field and are considering the long-term prospects, opting for a degree course would be a wise decision.

Research About the Scope of Chemical Engineering

Coming to the scope of this course, it would be justified saying that it lets you work for various sectors. It is one of the broadest engineering streams and is coveted in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, design and construction, pulp and paper, food processing, electronics, polymers, and environmental & safety sectors. A chemical engineer can be hired in any of these industries for designing and enhancement of chemical processes. They are also involved in the extraction of chemicals out of waste materials and conversion of raw materials into chemicals. Besides, they play a vital role in health and environment safety sectors. They are the people who come up with innovative ideas and processes to maintain the safety of nature. These engineers also help in processes like water & waste treatment and energy conservation. Owing to their suitability for all these tasks, these professionals are highly coveted in both private and public sector organizations. Thus, for all the students who have made their minds to specialize in this stream, there is a lot to explore. As per their interests and skill set, they can choose to work with different industries.

There is no second thought on capabilities of human resources in India and hence to nurture the lot education quality is constantly improving day by day, generating potential professionals to the world.There are a lot of engineering colleges and universities, and many new colleges and universities have also come up lately to back up the existing institutions. The stats have shown that the percentage of students passing out every year has got the numbers greater than before. The students in the present day have a keen interest on choosing a particular field, and for this reason moving forward with it, thereby carrying out a good career out of it. The choice of becoming an engineer or manager has hit the highest point today. Consequently, colleges offering Engineering can be spotted in every region of the country.

But, that’s not the problem here; the real point of concern is not all students can get through renowned government colleges like IITs and NITs, for which they toil hard whole year. Still there is nothing to fret about as in today’s time you can play with a lot of options. There are many privileged private recognized universities in India like Chitkara University, Punjab University, Delhi University, and many more that have earned good name in the industry. These reputed institutions also assure best placement through campus interviews. However, always make sure that you are choosing the right engineering university, as there are many fake colleges as well, which publicize a lot in order to catch the attention of students. Thorough research and analysis shall give you the perfect result. It is always better to invest money in the right way and in the right place so that there comes out to be some positive results.

Some of the top UGC Recognized Universities in Chandigarh including Chitkara University enables you to build up your Engineering knowledge, dexterity, thoughts and experience to the highest levels in willingness for your future career. This elite institute is enthusiastic giving you an exceptional engineering experience with educated and engaged faculty and the most up-to-date equipment and technology. No matter what, edification is the only key to success in the present time. So there should be an appropriate way to edify the forthcoming generations. One should keep in mind that the new generation will be the future citizens of our nation state. It is the sole accountability of the parents to educate them with proper principles and show them the right path so that success is never far away from them.

Are you reluctant of enrolling your child into a public school because you have heard of bad stories and reports of what the kids there go through? How about giving your child an education from your home? In this article I will list three benefits of homeschooling your children. Keep reading to learn more!

Benefits Of Homeschooling – You Protect Your Child From Negative Exposure

When your child learns from home, you are able to protect your child from a lot of negative exposure that children usually go through in the public school systems. Research has shown us that a lot of violence can happen in public schools. Fights can break out there. Not only that, but there is a lot of peer pressure and many kids end up picking up bad habits such as joining gangs, dealing drugs, smoking weed and more. If you homeschool your child, he or she will not be exposed to such environments. Now besides all the negative peer influences, the public education system may sometimes be detrimental to the students. I will elaborate on how that is so in the next paragraph.

Benefits Of Homeschooling – Your Have More Control Over Your Child’s Learning Process

When your child takes lessons from home, you control how your child learns, and what he or she learns. The public education system can be quite rigid in that it does not pick out each student’s preferred way of learning, and hence, not all students will be able to learn well or score well in their examination. You need to know that different children have different preferred learning styles, and it is important that you know your child’s preferred learning style. Some children learn better through getting hands on experience, others can pick up concepts through auditory learning, and there are still others who learn better visually. Find out how your child learns better and tweak your homeschooling curriculum to suit that learning style.

Benefits Of Homeschooling – Your Children Could Grow Up To Be Better Than Those Who Went To Public School

Scientific research has also shown that children who have been homeschooled grow up to be more street-smart than those who graduated from public school. Maybe this is because the students in public school are more focused on getting good results that they are more logical and theoretical, whereas those who were homeschooled enjoyed their learning process and were able to spend more time with their parents while they were growing up.