Educator, writer and speaker
Mehrnaz Bassiri is the founder and director of MyGradeBooster Tutoring Services in Vancouver, BC. In 2014 she was the recipient of the Youth Entrepreneur Award sponsored by Futurpreneur Canada. Mehrnaz graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Master of Science and she is passionate about education.
Education should train students in the process of learning so that they can apply it to any situation, whether that's in post-secondary, career or life.
Success comes from routine training, receiving and incorporating feedback, and overcoming failures.
09/20/2017 14:57 EDT
Thank you for the gracious pat on the back, BBC, but let's look at more data before policy makers and universities believe their "achievements."
08/03/2017 10:48 EDT
A high-quality education's effectiveness is determined by the quality of its teachers - teacher education, skills and training.
07/26/2017 17:08 EDT
Our beaten-down education system's in desperate need of good teachers, and the only way to achieve this is to make B.Ed. acceptance criteria more stringent.
07/20/2017 10:41 EDT
Schools are pumping out under-educated, skills-lacking graduates who don't know how to learn because they never mastered the process of learning. We don't need to entertain kids to give them a quality education. To improve performance and creativity in schools, try raising your standards.
06/16/2017 03:33 EDT
Many parents and students think it's okay to take it easy until grade eleven because that's when universities start to look at grades. And once grade eleven hits, parents will often advocate for higher grades from their beleaguered school teachers. That's where the trouble begins.
05/31/2017 11:05 EDT
My bookshelves were heaving with the weight of a ton of new business books on operations, marketing, hiring, and relationship management. When I wasn't teaching or taking care of my mom I was preparing the business and hiring documents and researching ways to automate the scheduling, reporting, and invoicing. Preparing for day-to-day operations will keep a business running, but to prepare it for liftoff, long term planning is key.
05/24/2017 05:41 EDT
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