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A Comparative Study of Teacher Attitudes toward Inclusion in Kazakhstan and Turkey: A Literature Review

Teachers and teachers’ positive attitude are argued as playing a considerable role in implementing the inclusive education successfully. Developing and maintaining a positive teacher attitude towards inclusive education has become an important policy  agenda for many countries in the world. This is especially true for the Eurasian countries of Kazakhstan […]

Development of an Evaluative Framework for Supporting Critical Thinking Skills Using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Interfaces: Building a Conceptual Framework

The realities of the 21st century requires learners to take active position in solving problems which humanity faces every day. The rise of extremism, military conflicts, racism, nationalism, poverty and ecological disasters are among the sharpest problems needed to be solved by cooperative efforts worldwide. Moreover, another reality represented by […]

Successful Mining of “Flammable Ice”.

According to the China Geographical Survey, China has successfully mined so-called “flammable ice,” officially known as methane hydrates, in the South China Sea, which is a remarkable event since this is the first case of successful methane extraction from hydrates. 16 thousand cubic meters of gas is being extracted daily […]

Indian Solar Power Prices Hit Record Low

Solar power prices in India hit the record low, becoming cheaper than conventional power generation prices. During the auction in Rajasthan, India, Indian power companies, Phelan Energy and Avaada Power, have made an offer to set a price of solar energy to 2.62 rupees per kWh which is a 40% […]

Discovery of Deep Sea Rare Elements in the Atlantic Ocean

Researchers from the UK’s National Oceanography Centre have discovered rare minerals in the Atlantic Ocean about 500 kilometers away from the Canary Islands at Tropic Seamount. Tropic Seamount is a 3,000 meter tall mountain which is located 1,000 meters below the surface of the water. The main element discovered in […]

On the Eve of the Presidential Elections in Iran

Since the presidential elections have become an integral part of the Iranian political landscape there was no doubt that there will be a tight race between the candidates contending for the presidency. The very fact that the authorities chose live broadcasting of the presidential debates to mitigate resentment in the […]

Homecoming or Tourism: Potential of Diaspora Tourism in Turkey

Tourism sector with ever-growing prospects has become one of the major categories of international trade in services. In 2015 1.18 billion international tourists have traveled around the world where international tourism receipts reached $1.26 trillion. International tourism represents 7% of the world’s exports of goods and services. In total tourism […]

US Narrative on Climate Change and How It Would Affect the Paris Deal

On March 28, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order which rolls back Obama’s environmental regulations, including Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) (BBC, 2017). CPP was aimed at cutting fossil fuels from electricity production in order to curb climate change and limit environmental pollution while helping the country to prepare […]

UN in Preparation for the Ocean Conference

The high-level United Nations (UN) Conference to Support the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal 14: conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, shortly called Ocean Conference, is to be held at the UN Headquarters in New York on June 5-9, 2017. In this […]

How are the Museums? Van Gogh Museum as a Successful Experience of Museum Work

Kazakh society has come to understand that the development of culture or cultural potential is one of the key priorities of the development of countries in the world. Therefore, the presence of an effectively functioning infrastructure of cultural institutions and mechanisms to ensure the preservation and enrichment of the national […]