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التساوي بين المرأة والرجل في القرآن

  منذ ان كنت في عمرٍ صغير كنت استمع الى الناس وما يقولون عن إن المرأة والرجل غير متساويان، فالرجل قوي ويستطيع ان يفعل كلما يريد والمرأة ضعيفة ولا تتحمل مشاق الصيد او حمل الاثقال والاعمال التي تحتاج الى قوة عضلية. ثم حملت بالأطفال، هنا اتضح لي بأن حمل طفل لمدة ٩ أشهر ليس شاقاّ […]

النبي موسى والخضر

طلب النبي موسى من ربه ان يلتقى بالشخص الذي لديه كل الاجوبة على تساؤلاته! فجاءه الالهام ان يذهب الى مكان ما قرب بحيرة وينتظرهناك. فذهب موسى الى المكان وكان انتظاره طويلا، ولكنه عجول ومعروف بذلك فقام من مكانه وأخذ يمشي وعندها شعر بالتعب والجوع فطلب من فتاه ان يحضر له الاكل، فقال الفتى بأنه قد […]

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The benefits of studying abroad

  There is a poem by an Islamic scholar that had inspired me since I was a little girl, here it is in Arabic: تَغَرَّبْ عَن الأَوْطَانِ في طَلَبِ الْعُلى…وَسَافِرْ فَفِي الأَسْفَارِ خَمْسُ فَوَائِدِ: تَفَرُّجُ هَمٍّ، وَاكْتِسابُ مَعِيشَةٍ، وَعِلْمٌ، وَآدَابٌ، وَصُحْبَةُ مَاجِد   I am going to translate it literally here: “Thou must exile ones […]

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من يهتم بيوم ولادته؟

أنا في ال ٦٦ سنة من عمري وبعدي انتظر يوم مولدي بفارغ الصبر، وعندما يأتي اشعر بفرح عارم وكأن العالم لا يسعني! وكأنني ولدت ملكة او شخص مهم وكأن العالم كله ينادي “سعاد كل سنة وانتي طيبة وسعيدة ومرتاحة في هذه الحياة القصيرة لماذا؟ هل لان امي ولدتني وبقت سالمة وسعيدة؟ هل لانني كبرت وترعرعت […]

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Future Careers

I have been working with students and also adults for a long time, and have advised many on what major that suits them and had been instrumental on graduating a very successful groups of students who had not only passed with flying colours but also found great careers that matched their ability. Sometimes though, the […]

Are teachers happy with Online teaching?

I just attended a talk by OECD that spoke about the teachers and how they can get the best out of their students. The talk was very interesting, listing countries from Europe, Asia, south America and many others (The first cycle of TALIS was conducted in 2008 in 24 countries. The second cycle, TALIS 2013 […]

Joie de vivre

I was reading a book about the last Tsar of Russia who was executed along with his family and those that worked in his house by the Communist party.  Much of the words used in his letters were french and Russian.  The book itself is in English but some of the words used really intrigued […]

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Warren Buffett advices

Warren Buffet, is one of the biggest investors in our time with a net-worth of over a 100 billion dollars.  I feel that everyone in this world should read about him and follow his advices.  Below are twenty of his most favourite advices: 1- Don’t diversify 2- Invest and don’t speculate 3- The market is […]

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Avant-garde in life

I am sure you heard some people say this term! “its so Avant-garde” I had heard this sentence from people describing something new and that it came before its time.   Avant-garde is a french term used by artists who produced works of art that was considered ahead of its time, innovative, explorative, and using […]