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Education

Rising Cost of Higher Education

Does the rising cost of higher education defend the increase in demand and the burgeoning fees that parents have to shell out these days.

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Education Social

Wasted Education

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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Education Technology Work

Using Moodle

As a CTO of EduPristine, let me explain to you why we chose to stick to using Moodle for delivering our Video based courses to an international audience.

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Education Social

KhanAcademy: Saviour of the American Youth

When I first heard of KhanAcademy (KA), it was a collection of Youtube videos. Each video was lucidly explaining simply fundamental topics in Maths, Science and even some in Finance. That was back in 2002 when Salman Khan (no, not the actor) was doing these videos in his free time and was giving them away […]

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Education Personal

Parenthood and the Education Mafia

Anasuya is two years old, and it was time for us to get her admitted into a good nursery for her schooling. Little did I know the amount of efforts, planning and arm-twisting that is required for acquiring admission for your ward! Prelude Being a student of Ramabai Paranjpe nursery, I naturally assumed that by […]

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Personal

Best gift you can give your children: Education

I met two brothers the other day, one of them was an auto-driver, his family lives in a chawl in Mumbai, his children also stay in the same area with pretty much no educational qualifications and with a similar future as to their fathers. One of his daughters has been married to a chap in […]

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Careers Personal Work

Focus

Today, we received a query on our website from a 16 year old boy. It was about wanting more details about the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program. I was absolutely stumped. This program is generally attempted by folks who are doing or have done their MBAs, or at least graduates. Of course, the CFA Institute […]