Food for Thought: Part Three

Food for Thought: Part Three
Desperately trying to keep this series to a one a month affair, so that my blog does not look like a link farm … eep! I am even afraid to type that … but I have to say this .. I don’t want my blog to end up being a link farm. There I said ...

Doctorate Degrees: Are they worth it?

Doctorate Degrees: Are they worth it?
In a country where the rate of unemployment has not decreased much, and in one where the economic condition has not significantly increased over the past years, the need for further education has always been felt. An interesting infographich which shows whether Doctorate programs in the US are worth the time and money. Related: Job-Switch ...

Finland’s Education System 4

Finland's Education System
As a country develops and generates capability to support all of its citizens, the requirement to discriminate opportunities based on education levels goes down. What I mean to say here is that in a large country such as India (where the resources are minimal), there is a distinct requirement of having standardized tests such as ...

Education in China

Education in China
In India the number of graduates may not be as high as China, but we are sure fast catching up. Related: Made in China Wasted Education Rising Cost of Higher Education Parenthood and the Education Mafia

Access to Internet a Fundamental need

Access to Internet a Fundamental need
I had earlier posted about how developing countries are shifting towards online learning. Little did I think that are educational institutes updating their physical infrastructure at that rapid rate? Never would I thought that access to internet would be a problem faced by the students in the United States … well … now their learning ...

Rising Cost of Higher Education 4

Rising Cost of Higher Education
Came across this infographic in my email, worth sharing and something to mull over. Interesting to note that the incremental costs of a higher capitation does not necessarily translate into commensurate incremental benefits. Is brand value in education at such a premium? I remember when I was in IIM Indore, the fees were fairly low ...

Wasted Education 4

Recently I read a great article about how a well renowned web designer who was getting top chops from the major brands in the world to work for them was getting denied by most of the schools in that area, not because of lack of any skills but due to his lack of having a ...

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