Language barriers hinder supply chain

The Strategic Sourceror – Staff Writer “With the multitude of cultures comprising the nation, as well as American companies’ numerous business dealings with other countries, the need for a foreign language education is prominent…It’s the...

Philosophy sessions ‘boost primary school results’

BBC – Hannah Richardson “More than 3,000 nine and 10-year-olds in 48 UK schools took part in hour-long sessions aimed at raising their ability to question, reason and form arguments. A study for the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) found pupils’...

Which works teaching math: drill it in or get creative?

The Star – Liam Casey “Don’t get math teachers started on best teaching practices. The discussions are emotional, heated and they don’t agree on much — except that Canadian kids are falling behind their peers in other countries, and there’s no clear...

Game-based learning give students a challenge outside of textbooks

Chalkbeat Colorado – Susan Gonzalez “Aiden Alexander is stranded in the middle of nowhere and armed only with a few items, including a cinch sack and machete, after his car runs out of gas. The rain makes the situation more difficult — it’s a lot to handle...

The Dilemma of Math

The Atlantic – Yoni Appelbaum “Is math just a ticket to a good job, or is it the key to unlocking a secret world of beauty? There’s no question that math can be useful. “The jobs of the 21st century rely on a highly quantitative-skilled workforce,” said...

Is Higher Education Equipping Young People for the Jobs market?

LinkedIn – Sebastien Turbot “In today’s technology-driven economies, the demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skilled labor is escalating….Survey after survey indicate that companies around the world want to hire...