Student Protesters Protest Philippines

Student Protesters: You are Only Hurting Yourselves

Students getting involved in politics isn’t news in the Philippines. Student protesters, who call themselves activists, allegedly fighting for the rights of their fellow men and standing for those who do not have a voice – at least that is what they say they do. Add to that their self-given right to roast politicians they invited to symposiums not intended as such. They celebrate their ability to make others believe that they are smart enough to criticise someone older or with more experience to the point of public embarrassment. And then they call themselves “educated.” Are they, really?
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E-Learning

Is E-Learning a Threat to African Culture?

Technology has taken over most sectors of our society today, one of them being modern education. To most, E-Learning is still a mystery, but actually, it is quite easy to comprehend. Basically, E-Learning is the use of electronic technologies to deliver educational curriculum outside the usual classroom set up. Computers and the internet are the main platforms for E-Learning. It has been an uphill battle incorporating this kind of technology into African society with many critics arguing that it lacks the human element required in learning and it might erode African culture.
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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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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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College grads and job

7 Things You Should Not Ask New College Grads

Growing up is such an unnoticeable thing that just happens. We think that when we “grow up,” we would be transcended into a different universe and would be conscious of it like a “whoa came from there, and now I’m here” kind of transition. But here is the thing: nobody, as in literally nobody, is ever aware of being an adult. It is just like you wake up one day and you’re there.
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