Build team spirit even from a distance
Working in a team already requires excellent cohesion and respect between members. Add distance and it can quickly become problematic. However, the health crisis of 2020 has shown that in both professional and academic settings, it is possible to achieve this. It is possible that this form of collaboration will continue after the pandemic. Synthesis of best practices.
Daring to study in an expatriate context
Many people move to another country for a change or for better living conditions. This means, among other things, a return or a continuation of their studies elsewhere. This is a process that must be carefully planned in order to avoid unpleasant surprises related to cultural differences and the reception of foreigners in the training programs.
The importance of adults in the development of school perseverance
Perseverance is like a muscle: if it is never stimulated, it will not get stronger. Thus, all adults in the child's life are of paramount importance in improving this skill. From teachers to parents to close family or even passionate strangers, the idea is to encourage young people to learn, not just in the classroom. Moreover, by stimulating effort and avoiding comparisons, the chances of discouragement are greatly reduced.
What are the priorities for writing a thesis?
The thesis is the most important step for doctoral students. However, there is nothing easy or glorious about writing it. Months and years of hard work, composition and various corrections. What should be given priority? Writing first and foremost to avoid the blank page. To motivate yourself, it is best to take Mark Twain's advice: eat a frog to start the day.
The art of digital conversation
We all try to learn the art of conversation with our peers. With the digitization of communication means, this means learning the right way to chat or send an email. While waiting for artificial intelligences to come and prevent verbal slips...