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Life Transitions

life transitionsA detailed and very interesting research about the problems of classifying, analyzing and coping with life transitions in our life, was written by Lawrence Brammer, Ph.D., who is Professor Emeritus of Counselor Education at the University of Washington in Seattle. This work was published by the Educational Resource Information Center. In his research L. Brammer introduces the concept of life transitions and presents the most common types of such transitions. After that he addresses to three theoretical models of life transitions, which are supported by tips on counseling them. And in the end of the article the author presents some attitudes and skills necessary for successful coping with changes and life transitions. Read more on Life Transitions…

The Advantages of School Uniforms

Recently, a lot of schools throughout the United States adopted school uniform policies and made it a requirement for the students to wear uniforms. School administrations underline that wearing uniforms has positive effects on academic success and behavior of the students. However, a lot of sociologists argue that there are also certain drawbacks of a compulsory uniform system in schools. That is why the issue of school uniforms is a popular debate topic among teachers and parents.

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Education in the UAE

Modern educational system of the UAE,education in uae which was introduced in the beginning of the 1970s, comprises a number of private and governmental educational establishments available both for male and female students. It has 4 academic levels, including primary, preparatory, secondary and higher education. The first three levels are compulsory. Governmental schools, colleges and universities are opened for the students to study for free. Currently, about 40% of educational establishments in the UAE are private (The US Department of State, 2007).

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud holds a special place among the most known psychiatrists of the twentieth century. Freud was the father of the psychoanalytic school of psychology. His works marked a new era and changed the development of psychological science in the last century. His theories helped to find the answers on the most important questions about human personality, unconscious, emotions, behavior, self-perception, inner conflicts, the reasons of spiritual imbalances and illusory imagination about own self, and so on.

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Public vs. Private Schools

The national educational sector for young children and teenagers is represented by a network of public and private schools, where modern American children can receive their elementary and secondary education, develop their social skills and achieve personal and academic progress. Both public and private schools have certain advantages and disadvantages, but, undoubtedly, both types of these educational establishments have a lot of programs and courses to offer. When making a decision about the type of the school which can work best for every particular child, it is essential to be aware about the differences between today’s private and public schools in a variety of perspectives.

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