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Dogs can read human emotions – PTE SWT

By living in close contact with humans, dogs have developed specific skills that enable them to interact and communicate effectively with people. Recent studies have shown that the canine brain can pick up on emotional cues contained in a person's voice, body odour and posture, and read their faces. In this study, the authors [...]

By |2021-06-27T11:33:44+10:00June 27th, 2021|PTE SWT|0 Comments

United Nations Volunteers Program – PTE SWT

If you are inspired to take concrete action for global peace and development, take a look at the United Nations Volunteers program. Every year, up to 8,000 qualified and experienced women and men of some 160 different nationalities volunteer at least six months of their lives to help others. These UN Volunteers work in [...]

By |2021-01-01T23:41:49+11:00January 1st, 2021|PTE SWT|1 Comment

Becoming carbon-neutral – PTE SWT

You used to think that being green was a luxury for your company, but climate change has made you realise that you can no longer ignore it. The buzz is about becoming carbon-neutral, but where do you start? Consider your drivers. Do you want to become carbon-neutral for marketing reasons, for financial reasons, or [...]

By |2021-01-02T18:35:24+11:00September 4th, 2019|PTE SWT|2 Comments

Public Speaking – PTE SWT

Many insecurities, fears, and doubts stem from lack of understanding or lack of knowledge about something. The more you understand and know about a situation, the more comfortable you will be and thus the less power your shyness will have over you.Let’s take for example the subject of public speaking. This is an activity that [...]

By |2021-01-08T23:54:57+11:00June 7th, 2019|PTE SWT|5 Comments

Ecology – PTE SWT

Ecology is the study of interactions of organisms among themselves and with their environment. It seeks to understand patterns in nature (e.g., the spatial and temporal distribution of organisms) and the processes governing those patterns. Climatology is the study of the physical State or the atmosphere — its instantaneous State, or weather, its seasonal-to-inter [...]

By |2021-01-08T23:56:15+11:00June 7th, 2019|PTE SWT|3 Comments

Positive mind-set – PTE SWT

Research shows that when people work with a positive mind-set, performance on nearly every level—productivity, creativity, engagement—improves. Yet happiness is perhaps the most misunderstood driver of performance. For one, most people believe that success precedes happiness. “Once I get a promotion, I’ll be happy,” they think. Or, “Once I hit my sales target, I’ll [...]

By |2021-01-10T23:40:26+11:00May 22nd, 2019|PTE SWT|7 Comments

School Liaison Police – PTE SWT

Armed police have been brought into NSW schools to reduce crime rates and educate students. The 40 School Liaison Police (SLP) officers have been allocated to public and private high schools across the state. Organisers say the officers, who began work last week, will build positive relationships between police and students. But parent groups [...]

By |2019-05-27T13:19:01+10:00July 2nd, 2017|PTE SWT|8 Comments

Namibia- PTE SWT

When Namibia gained independence in 1990, teenager Pascolena Florry was herding goats in the country's dry, desolate Northern Savannah. Her job, unpaid and dangerous, was to protect her parents' livestock from preying jackals and leopards. She saw wildlife as the enemy, and many of the other indigenous inhabitants of Namibia's rural communal lands shared [...]

By |2019-05-27T15:36:55+10:00July 2nd, 2017|PTE SWT|5 Comments

Parent control children watching TV – PTE SWT

Why and to what extent should parents control their children’s TV watching? There is certainly nothing inherently wrong with TV. The problem is how much television a child watches and what effect it has on his life. Research has shown that as the amount of time spent watching TV goes up, the amount of [...]

By |2019-05-27T13:14:33+10:00July 2nd, 2017|PTE SWT|13 Comments
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