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There is nothing more annoying than forgetting an answer to a question that everybody got right. Let us imagine this scenario for a bit: International schools in Singapore hold IGCSEs for students, which is a common examination curriculum being followed in the city-state. After exams, you hear students huddling in the corridor talking about their answers. Some students would like to confirm if everyone else had the same answer, while some discuss how they have completely forgotten what the answer should be. These students swear that they read their notes back and forth and it is simply not there, so…

STEM refers to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, all fields which have historically been dominated by men. Since the feminist movement of the 1970’s, men and women in advanced economies have broadly similar opportunities, and in some countries, there are now more women than men enrolled in higher education. Unfortunately, despite these advances, the increasing equality in education hasn’t translated into equality in the industries themselves. The Australian Bureau of Statistics released a study in 2013 showing that the gender pay gap at the time was 30.1%, an increase of 3% since 2012. Why Women Should Study STEM Subjects Entering…

If you are reading this, then it is likely that you are considering, or at least interested in, a career in project management. Before you can embark on your new career path, it is a good idea to learn as much as you possibly can about the role of a project manager. Here are a few of the benefits of using a project manager. They organize and promote teamwork One of the best things about hiring a project manager is that they can really organize your workforce into one that works brilliantly together. Teamwork is important to the success of…

In recent times, the living standards of the working class have slipped significantly, as real wages have remained frozen since the 70s and costs in almost every area have ramped up considerably. The trend of outsourcing manufacturing and office jobs overseas has been a big driver in this trend, leaving labor markets in developed countries competing for an ever shrinking pool of decent jobs. What’s more, acquiring these positions almost always requires a post-secondary education, requiring the assumption of massive loans that are not dischargable via bankruptcy. This has had the effect of increasing economic desperation, civil unrest, drug addiction,…

Young people from all across the world visit Australia every year to soak up the sun, explore the country’s gorgeous scenery, and backpack through the Outback. How great would it be to take in the beauty and culture of Australia while also gaining a worthwhile qualification that will help get your career off to a strong start? There are ways for international students from around the world to visit Australia while taking accredited courses at the same time. You don’t have to choose between adventure and education. Use this guide to help plan your graduate year abroad. When it comes…

In times gone by, anybody wanting to improve their educational record and earn an extra qualification would have needed to enrol in classes and commit to attending them. Because of this, many people who would have happily learned more found that doing so was impossible; class times may have clashed with their work shifts, for example, or they may not have been able to afford the course fee. Thankfully, in the digital age of today, all that has changed – no matter what you’re hoping to study, there are hundreds of different options to choose from online. Online learning has…

Are you thinking about expanding your business operations into another country or continent? Before you do, it’s important to prepare properly and to be aware of all of the potential pitfalls that lie in wait for you. However, if you follow the tips below, you will put yourself in a much better position when you finally decide to expand into a new market abroad. Develop Your Skills and Knowledge Before you investigate the possibility of entering a new market, it’s crucial to understand how you go about this process. When you do decide to take this action, you have to…

If you are interested in sound production, then you will be happy to know that audio engineering schools can be found. The courses have been specifically created to ensure you will learn everything there is to know about audio engineering. The field is highly complex and challenging, and is sort of the hidden side of the music, film, and television industry. What matters, if you want to work in this field, is that you obtain a good education from a highly respected school. So what should you look for? 1. Studio Preparation Studio practice is integral to becoming a good…