Volume 1 Issue 5


Lead Articles


October Surprises

There lies only a month before the American presidential election, and I find it impossible to remember a crazier finish than this. With the leaking of the ‘locker-room talk’ of Trump, to the backroom bank speeches of Clinton, Read More

 

Millennial: Rise of the Political Engagement

Young People are the key to our democracy and a large body of research helps us understand their experiences in adolescence and their attitudes which shape their values and the habits in the relation to Politics and Civil Society. Read More

 

Honour in Leadership

Mr Alphonce O’Bannon was invited for the commencement speech for the National Honors Society which has been known in helping and accredited students who show excellence and dedication in their aspirations. Read More

 

The ACT or the NEW SAT

Admission officers at North American Universities determine college readiness with the help of standardised tests like the ACT or the SAT scores. The ACT is scored out of 36, whereas the New SAT is scored out of 1600. These tests help admission officers measure quantitative skills, understanding of some subject areas, writing and reading skills. Read More

 

The Sickness of a Nation: Or, How You Should Never Be Too Eager to Grow Up

I was less than 48 hours into my return to India after an absence of more than 5 years, during which time I had completed one degree, and began another. For the first time, I would be seeing the country I had been born in through (relatively) adult eyes, examining it through a filter of academic and general experience I had not been privy to on all my previous visits. One of the people I most wanted to listen and talk to in this new state was a cousin I hadn’t done either with for a long time, and so the first trip I took was to his college town in the eastern province of Assam. Read More

 

Transweb Tips: Simple Tips to boost your English writing and reading skills

I am fortunate to have been able to buttress a long professional career teaching Advanced Placement Literature and Humanities in and outstanding US high school, with some post-retirement work with International (Indian) students around Read More

 


Commentaries

Don’t just read the articles. Read the commentaries to know more about issues faced by global education. What are various discourses in this regard? What are your thoughts? Participate and broaden your perspective and understanding.

 

Machine Learning and the Social Safety Net: Improved beneficiary targeting and malnutrition detection in India

Given the bureaucratic difficulties associated with sophisticated methodologies for identifying target individuals and households for beneficiary targeting and poverty assessment in India, the idea of using proxy means Read More

 

Four G’s in the American Culture

Maybe more than any other country, the United States (US) has been a home for personal, financial, intellectual, educational and religious freedom. In the early 21st Century, though, I believe that these freedoms are under attack. Read More

 

Leadership in LBA

Whether we believe it or not, there are infinite platforms for leaders, it depends on the individual’s perspective to actually see it. LBA is all about realizing the opportunities presented to lead. When we utilize our ability to Read More

 

Raising Young Innovators through Conceptual Research Experience

Innovations are directly linked to the innovativeness of people which is the prerequisite for growth, prosperity and economy of a nation and its citizens. However, in a country, that is India, where Read More

 


Film Critique

Film Critique – The Prophet written By Manisha

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is an animated film adapted from Kahlil Gibran’s book The Prophet. The film produced by Salma Hayek and directed by Rogers Allers. It collaborates the artistic talents of 9 different animators to bring Read More

Film Critique – The Prophet written By Rushil Goud

As a writer, I am vigilant, rather ravenous for inspiration. Mostly, I find myself only exaggerating the ordinary, the banal, and the plain. It’s hard to find inspiration when you are immersed in the mimicked, platitudinal life. Read More


Abstract

Dear Readers, Over the past three months we have been accepting submissions from students all over the world. We at TIGES believe in promoting research and encourage students to publish their works. Without research mankind would not have evolved and achieved the accomplishments we are currently able to enjoy. Our editors have been reading all the entries that we have received and we are pleased to say that our future generation have the grit and determination to deliver quality level of research work which will change dynamics of our current lives. The editorial team has decided to publish four abstracts of the students whose topics range from psychology to economics. If you are interested the full research you can email us at editor@tiges.ca

 

To what extent has state sponsorship aided international extremist groups in their territorial expansion?

During 2015, Aish Sandeep, conducted a study on Read More

An inquiry on the effect of environmental stimuli and stressors on physiological processes and how the brain can adapt to different situations because of its nature of being plastic

Several studies have been conducted in the history of Psychology to observe how a change in environmental stimulus can affect an individual Read More

 

Boom, gone, again?

The “American Dream” of every average person nationwide, owning their very own home was a sensational statement thrown around left, right and center in the late 90s and early 2000s. This period which could also be termed as the “Boom Period,” Read More

 

Beauty of Reading

I can have you talk with the most influential persons of the world, be it Bill Gates, President Obama, Ben Rothschild or even Pacquiao. I’m not a key international player. I’m just a regular 16 year Read More

 

An Amazing Opportunity

I was Invited to the Congress of Future medical leaders. Although the congress was sponsored by Harvard, we stayed on a college campus at University of Massachusetts Lowell. The first day consisted of a very intense experience, from getting up at 5am to travel Read More