Memorization

Bad Intelligence: Why Memorization is NOT Learning

People applaud kids who use memorization to ace exams over and over and they are celebrated as smart. Valuable. But guess what? If you do look at our education system for the past 100 years, it has not changed so much after all.
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Theresa May

Theresa May’s Cabinet: How Normal is It?

We’ve heard it all before… Politicians are out of touch, they don’t understand the working man and they live in a ‘Westminster bubble’; but what defines normality in British politics? Does attending a state school and having retail experience equate to a typical upbringing, or is an Oxbridge education mandatory to govern the nation?
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Staff Training

Bizarre: The 7 Worst Staff Training Videos… like… ever…

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.
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Postgraduate Degree

The Perks of Having a Postgraduate Degree

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.
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