Lessons not learned from global recession

History shows that deeply entrenched institutional interests prevent society from making progress and avoiding mistakes of the past that range from economic to military crises. In that respect, George Santayana was right that history repeats itself ( “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”). The lesson from the Vietnam War was [...]

Bangladesh bans mobile phone use by school teachers

Bangladesh authorities Imposed a ban on use of mobile phones use by school teachers in class rooms. In one of the best practices, the disadvantaged children’s organized Child Parliament in a study in 2010 found that 75 percent of the school teachers speak on the phone, suspending lessons of their students. Similarly a year before [...]

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