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How social media validation throttles an artist’s growth

Receiving a constant stream of praise can be quite validating, but it can be harmful for an individual looking to improve at their craft.

6d ago

Put a Period: How the youth is addressing menstrual equity

Founded by four high schoolers from Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNSC), Put a Period is a non-profit organisation working to eliminate taboos surrounding menstruation.

6d ago

The need for teachers to maintain a positive outlook during classes

Students like to be noticed by their teacher in a positive light. By appreciating them, teachers build a healthy, competitive environment which helps coax out students’ creativity. 

2w ago

The unhealthy side of academic competition

While competitiveness amongst students can encourage more academic diligence, its darker side warrants more discussion.

3w ago

Are your 20s for the panic or the glory?

While there are certainly exhilarating and growing moments, they are frequently intermingled with hurdles and panic.

3w ago

Why we find it difficult to accept love at times

Some of us are afraid of becoming stuck because we owe too much to our relationships. We make an effort to give more than we receive to avoid feeling compelled or indebted.

3w ago

The curious case of study-with-me videos

Study-with-me videos are an interesting substitute that provide all the benefits of group study and none of the harm.

3w ago

Coming to terms with the fact that nothing lasts forever

The transience of things might be disturbing and extremely overwhelming.

3w ago

Plant Easy organises “Plantifying Schools” at Shishu Kallyan Primary School

Shishu Kallyan Primary School bore witness to the "Plantifying Schools: Chapter 1" initiative on October 17, which emerged as a ray of hope for the child labourers and underserved students of the school. The event was organised to encompass an interactive and engaging experience, community engagement, insightful surveys, a platform for green products, and vocational training.

A university student’s guide to time management

The best way to manage time, therefore, is to simply stop letting ourselves become distracted for hours on end. And yes, this does mean that watching one extra productivity hack video on YouTube will be detrimental to this journey.

Making the jump from O level to A level

It only takes a few weeks into A levels for students to realise the stark difference between O and A levels.

Making a study playlist that works for you

A step-by-step guide to help you make your personalised study playlist.

Albums that feel like a goodbye

Here are some of the albums that you should listen to for processing the most bittersweet and complex of emotions – bidding goodbye.

Learning English: A guide that doesn’t involve books

Here’s a breakdown of a few other ways you can boost your English skills.

Paving the way for inclusivity

Ashreen hopes for a future in which gender labels no longer limit their playgrounds.

Internships can help high school students prepare for a brighter future

Although internship opportunities available to high-school students might be hard to stumble upon, they are certainly available.

Finding nutritional food on campus remains a challenge

Too often, people prioritise their hunger over their health and wellbeing. 

Young leaders from Bangladesh at Women Deliver 2023

The conference provided a platform for young people all over the world to advocate for the policies and solutions they felt were most important.

The importance of building strong parent-teacher relationships

A strong parent-teacher relationship can play a crucial role in providing the student with a positive learning experience.

A guide to your first visit to the gynaecologist

Just like visiting your doctor for a routine checkup, visiting your gynaecologist once in a while is just being safe.

“Teaching Literature and Interdisciplinarity”: int’l conference at EWU explores the importance of language and literature

English is inherently a subject with interdisciplinarity and variety. In an exploration of this very idea, on July 28, the Association of Teachers of Literatures in English, Bangladesh (ATLEB) and East West University (EWU) inaugurated the two-day international conference titled "Teaching Literature and Interdisciplinarity".

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