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The Importance of Civility in Public Debate

In the hubbub of our busy lives, we often forget the value of common courtesy and how we express our actions towards our peers. It seems as if public citizens and political leaders are only protecting themselves and their reputation. 926 more words

Have you ever done a 1-on-1 language exchange before? If not, here's some tips.

I remember I was supposed to write this one for another blog, but since they must’ve forgotten, well, I didn’t forget. :) Now, when most people start learning a language for the first time, they might dread that day when they will have to try out their new skills for the first time, either in person or online. 766 more words


Diane Shawe

Diane Shawe, M.Ed., mIoD, Chief Executive Officer of the Academy of Vocational and Professional Training Ltd., has been named a VIP Member by Cambridge Who’s Who. 268 more words


Diane Shawe

Diane Shawe‘s most recent publication Is #Adult #Education Broken? #DianeShaweAuthor explores if adult education is shaping the poorest and unemployed for the jobs of the future. 271 more words


Lauree Ostrofsky, of Simply Leap

By Julie Chibbaro

We were lucky to snag author and speaker Lauree Ostrofsky for our April 11, 2018 Get Lit Beacon event. I asked her to answer a few questions for us – we all know how writers are curious about other writers’ processes. 550 more words


National Volunteer Week 2018: Meet business mentor Natalie Festa

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Natalie Festa, an accountant and entrepreneur in Toronto, volunteers her time to support student entrepreneurs at Father Bressani Catholic High School in Woodbridge, Ontario, as a volunteer business mentor with The Learning Partnership’s… 268 more words



Alan was a light for everyone around him, a conduit for conveying wisdom. He had no jealousy to cloud his light, and his capacity for absorbing light was ever expanding and non-resistant. 702 more words

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