Oct 05

Creating a school education system that works

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They are supposed to be the best days of your life, but unless you moved about the world as a military brat and had the chance to go to a local school, you probably only know one pre-university education system. It turns out there are many more. Finland as a gold standard? Finland is consistently […]

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Sep 30

School systems are not created equal

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Back in 2007 the world’s governments collectively spent a whopping $2 trillion on education, yet few countries are satisfied with their education systems and reform is continuous. The quality of education and the way in which it is delivered vary chaotically across the globe. In international rankings, the USA does not figure in the top […]

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Sep 25

Interesting (and real) school subjects

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While things like math, science, and English are pretty standard fare for most high schools and colleges, several centers of education are all about analyzing the finer things in life. They offer classes on things both common and mundane while forcing students to look deeper into some of the popular aspects of our world. Most […]

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Sep 20

New schools, old education

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With the world changing, education has primarily remained the same through the years with every student taking the same tests, learning the same subjects, and being sent out into the world with the same basic skills. However, what worked for the generation that came before doesn’t necessary work now, and many schools are working overtime […]

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Sep 10

Barriers to World Education

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It’s easy to remember that not every single student or child has access to education. Whether it’s due to money problems, no schools in the area, or other political economic or social factors there are various barriers to worldwide education. Some of these are easily fixed, some are not, but all of them need to […]

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