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More than a month of distance ‘education’ in times of a pandemic

The pandemic has caused quite a lot of turmoil in every walk of life. Things that have been taken for granted were mercilessly taken away without any definite prospect of a soon comeback. It’s up to each individual how they … Continue reading

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Învățământul în vremea pandemiei

Totuși viața bate filmul, iar criza cauzată de pandemia Covid-19 nu face decât să demonstreze acest lucru. Brusc realizezi că ceea ce ție nu ți se putea întâmpla (China totuși e la ceva distanța), e mult mai aproape decât credeai. … Continue reading

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Generation Equality or the Story of a Bow

So there’s a new hashtag out-there, #GenerationEquality, conveying an inspiring message to all the girls around the globe that both women and men have equal rights and opportunities. We do need empowering messages to keep realizing women’s rights worldwide, to … Continue reading

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On emotional intelligence… or better to say: lack of emotional intelligence

There is a lot of talk related to emotional intelligence and its importance in a person’s life nowadays. Sometimes I wonder why the need to talk about it has arisen lately. Does it mean that people in the past were … Continue reading

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Learner autonomy: myth or reality?

We as language educators rely so much on learner autonomy. Yet, how realistic is it to expect students to take responsibility for their own learning when they don’t know how to do it? What shall we do if in the … Continue reading

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How enlightened are you?

So there was a period called the Enlightenment which happened just after the Middle Ages. Its primary reason was to ‘enlighten’ the population, to help them start thinking, to  make them consider things beyond the dogmas induced by the church. … Continue reading

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Soft vs Hard Skills

Access to information has never been easier. Basically, you are a click away to learn something what really interests you. You can go on and on, and there will still be new things popping up about the subject you are … Continue reading

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