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Malaysia reconsiders role of branch campuses

For almost 30 years, branch campuses set up by foreign universities have been a central part of Malaysia’s higher education strategy, and it now …

My Teaching Journey – Tan Lay Theng

<b>What inspired you to be a lecturer?</b><br>“What would you like to be when you grow up?” This was a common essay topic given to me when I was schooling. I …

My Parenting Journey – Dr Donald Tan

<b>What/who influences your parenting style?</b><br>The bible provides the basis on how my wife and I raise our kids.<p>Proverbs 22:6 <i><br>Train up a child in the way he</i> …

My Parenting Journey – Gerwin Co

<b>What/who influences your parenting style?</b><br>Primarily I look to my parents on how they raised me and my sister, but my wife and I try to strike a …

Recommended Online Courses – June 2018

With the advent of MOOC, you can practically learn anything that tickles your fancy from online course providers such as Coursera, Udemy, …

My Parenting Journey – Calvin Siew

<b>What/who influences your parenting style?</b><br>I think there needs to be a distinction to the reply to a simple question you asked. I don’t have a simple …

My Parenting Journey – Adrian Tan

<b>What/who influences your parenting style?</b><br>My parenting style is an amalgamation of many sources – Coursera course on parenting, books, close friends …

[Recommended Read] The Good Dad: Becoming the Father You Were Meant to Be

Title: The Good Dad: Becoming the Father You Were Meant to Be<br>Author: Jim Daly<br>Format: Paperback | 224 pages<br>Publisher: Zondervan<p>As someone who grew up …

Funding Your Children’s Extracurricular Fun

Children are amazing in so many ways, especially if you get to see them grow from babies on up until they become independent adults. But children are …

My Entrepreneurial Journey – Yu Gao Fei

<b>What made you choose to become an entrepreneur?</b><br>I was always very passionate about entrepreneurship since a very young age. Being from a poor family, …

[MLA College] BSc Sustainable Maritime Operations

This qualification is aimed at those wish to gain a full Bachelor’s degree, possibly upgrading from another previous achievement, e.g. Foundation …

[Recommended Read] Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Title: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance<br>Author: Angela Duckworth<br>Format: Hardcover | 352 pages<br>Publisher: Scribner<p>So apart from delayed …

[Republic Polytechnic] Diploma in Biomedical Sciences (DBMS)

The Diploma in Biomedical Sciences (DBMS) will teach you the essentials of human anatomy, different diseases and their corresponding treatments, …

Databases

Oxford and Cambridge both turn to bonds as major tool in finance

The University of Cambridge is facing internal criticism over plans to borrow up to £600 million ($801 million), in a move that suggests the …

[Saïd Business School] Oxford Executive MBA

The Oxford Executive MBA programme equips current and future business leaders to make a difference in their chosen field through:<p>core knowledge and …

Has video killed the red grading pen?

A decade ago, English teacher David Narter had a revelation. One of his students had asked for extra guidance on her writing. She and Narter, a …

[Student Voice] This toga party’s got nothing to do with fraternities — it’s about the liberal arts

In a circle with 18 peers, I hear Aly on my left muttering under her breath. I catch her eye and try to give her a smile and an encouraging nod. …

Adam Khoo Learning Technologies | Parents' Guide® Asia

Fast Facts<p>At age eight, Adam Khoo was expelled from school for misbehaviour and poor academic results. He was labelled “slow, forgetful and lazy”. …

Education

[Arden University] BSc (Hons) Psychology (BPS)

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>If you have an inquisitive mind and want to develop a scientific understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour, and …

Psychology

Trouble at School? How Parents Can Respond

School progress reports have arrived and it doesn’t look good. Your son is missing multiple assignments and his grades are dropping fast.<p>You know he …

[Republic Polytechnic] Diploma in Sports Coaching (DSC)

Based around the art and science of coaching, the Diploma in Sports Coaching (DSC) has been designed in consultation with Sport Singapore to teach …

Table Tennis

[Opinion] We must stop the criminalization of mental illness in schools

As a clinical child psychologist and associate professor of social work, I’m concerned by the national discourse around mental health, violence and …

Mental Health

Sweden's Independent School Reform of 1992 made it possible for families to send their children to any school – state-run or independent – without having to pay fees. Children have equal right to education regardless of gender, ethnic background, and economic status.

Compare Lifetime Earnings by College Major with New Hamilton Project Interactive

New research released by The Hamilton Project today explores median lifetime earnings for select majors, including those with the highest earnings, …

Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Do you like change? If you do, then living in the present is an exhilarating experience. For those who don’t, buckle up as we are only going to see …

Manufacturing

[Recommended Read] The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Title: The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change<br>Author: Adam Braun<br>Format: Hardcover | 272 pages<br>Publisher: …

[Republic Polytechnic] Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology

The unique Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) course will develop your understanding of anthropology, cross-cultural …

Human Resources

My Entrepreneurial Journey – Maizura Rahman

<i>Name: Maizura Rahman<br>Name of business venture: Tiny Tots by Pastel Patches<br>Role: Owner</i><p><b>What made you choose to become an entrepreneur?</b><br>I have always …

Recommended Online Courses – May 2018

We all know how important education is and how it can transform the lives of our children. If you wish to join education as a profession or are …

Parents’ Talk on the Early Admissions Exercise

Our aim is to help our community members discover their talents, realise their full potential, and develop a passion for life-long learning.