Business, Life, World
Business, Opinion, World
We’ve all been there. You start a new, low-paid, crappy job to make ends meet whilst at college, or perhaps you happen to be born a millennial and thus, through no fault of your own, enter the all-familiar slave wage job market. Following a job offer, you are herded into a mundane looking training room, alongside a middle-aged colleague with a mullet and a pimply braced teen, then you begin to be told about your job role through dated training, chewed-up VHS tapes. The acting is just as bad as the career prospects, and you soon realise that the only benefit through watching these training videos is the fact that you are getting paid.
Europe, Life, Opinion, UK
As our world chases the change of times in today’s globalization-centric Information Age, knowledge becomes an investment that can catapult yourself towards the realization of your career goals. Because of this, companies of various industries also seek higher levels of education for their employees.
Asia-Pacific, Politics, Science & Tech, Turkey
It may seem pretty ironic that this university drop out who didn’t get A’s or B’s in her A level exam is now telling you that A level results aren’t a big deal. But hear me out, because it really isn’t the end of the world if you don’t get the grades you needed for your dream university.
The dictator of the Turkish (former) Republic, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has decided that Turkish students no longer need to learn about evolution. Perhaps he will just have it taught at universities as a totally flawed hypothesis at odds with theological doctrine.
Asia-Pacific, Editor's Choice, Human Rights, Opinion, Pakistan, World
What is Coursera?
If you don’t already know then Coursera is one of the many MOOCs available online. A MOOC is an acronym for Massive Open Online Course and, as the name implies, is open to all. Coursera, though only one among many portals available, is a good place to learn online as it has courses from nearly all universities and has a huge community.
Americas, Life, USA
Pakistan is regularly featured in international news for all the wrong reasons. Numerous assassinations, suicide bombings and attempts at creating havoc in the country have rapidly increased in the past few years.
Whenever someone says Nicki Minaj, the first thing that comes into your mind is not her philanthropy quests but various controversies, diss tracks and divisive tracks such as “Only”, “Anaconda” and more.
Asia-Pacific, Editor's Choice, Human Rights, Pakistan
How do YOU think we can create a better future of learning?
Americas, Canada, Human Rights
Street traffic increases every morning as people rush to go to earn their living leading to the constant honking of horns, the exchange of a few harsh words, and continuous nervous glances at watches or cell-phones, checking the time. While some are perfectly poised behind the steering wheels of glistening cars, others are swerving their motorbikes through tight spots in order to reach their small shops.
Ask a non-Canadian what they think of the ‘Great White North’, and they will probably cite the country’s glorious system of liberal democracy, stable and fair governance, and the cutesy antics of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, yet beneath the world’s envy of Canada lurks a tragic past which has scarred and blighted the First Nations communities, namely the “residential schools”.