Are gadgets making us dumber? Two new studies suggest they
might be. One found that people who are interrupted by technology
score 20 percent lower on a standard cognition test. A second
demonstrated that some students, even when on their best behavior,
can't concentrate on homework for more than two minutes without
distracting themselves by using social media or writing an
Royal Military College Saint-Jean marked the end of the
academic year with a parade this morning after some 113 officer
cadets were presented with a college certificate or diploma in a
Convocation Ceremony ...
I suggested in my first article that our education system is
not broken but has simply become obsolete. It’s doing exactly what
it was designed to do but unfortunately, our needs have changed. We
can’t just make incremental improvement to the current education
system to somehow make it work for the next century. It’s like
changing the screen or making incremental changes to an old Nokia
Soon they’ll walk across stages at college campuses around
Southern California, accepting their degrees and celebrating with
classmates. But at a smaller, more low-key event on Friday, they
were honored with a closer set of peers: fellow foster children who
had defied odds to get a degree.
Digital education programs being introduced to schools in
Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE will have a positive long-term
effect on students, says the regional president of Pearson, the
world’s leading education company.GCC governments’ expenditure on
education as a percentage of GDP has risen dramatically over the
past decade.This year, the Saudi Arabia government is expected to
commit a record ...
When the fourth-grade students at Colham Ferry Elementary
School in Watkinsville began a social studies project on the
history of the Rosenwald School that once stood on the grounds of
their school many years ago, they never expected an actual piece of
lost history to emerge.The school was built for black students in
1928 at a cost of $5,810, money that was raised by the community
and the ...
The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family
Therapy Education has accredited Capella University’s Marriage and
Family Counseling/Therapy program. The 5-year accreditation,
awarded without stipulations, is the longest period of
accreditation granted to newly accredited programs.
In the United States, the college experience typically begins
with an acceptance letter. And around four years later, for seniors
like Reaz Khan who told us his story in the accompanying video, it
ends with a very different type of mail...bills from student loan
issuers. Related: Are Millennials a “Lost Generation”? Sixty
percent of of [...]
(Reuters) The United States has a problem: rapidly rising
student debt. It also has a solution: online education. The primary
reason for spiraling student debt is the soaring costs of a college
College enrollments ticked higher during the Great Recession
and its ugly aftermath, but since 2012, what's gone up has come
down. According to the National Student Clearinghouse, Spring
2013 enrollments ...
Elly Mawson is representing the UK at the
2013 G(irls)20 Summit. The Summit brings together
one girl, aged 18-20, from each G20 country to look at the
G20 Leaders agenda thru the lens of the economic
empowerment of girls and women. This is #6 in a series of
interviews with the G(irls)20 delegates. You?ll see what
problems this new generation of women are fixing.
Cashing out the money left in 529 plans, tax-advantaged
college savings accounts, immediately after graduation doesn't make
sense for all graduates. There's no better way for students to keep
their money ...
PETALING JAYA: Analysts and educationists have welcomed the
prime minister’s decision to merge the education and higher
education ministries into one portfolio, saying the move is a step
in the right direction.