Even the ‘best of schools’ fail to ensure academic performance of all students

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Further, careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) will remain the easiest gateway to professional success. No child should feel excluded from career opportunities in STEM due to poor academic performance at school. The reality, on the other hand, is that the overwhelming majority of students face a ‘regressive shock’. Students helplessly live in an […]

How can children use Internet innovatively, safely, positively?

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The advent of the 21st century has brought along with it a novel and powerful opportunity for learners to anywhere and anytime connect to their teachers and peers and a vast array of knowledge, debates/discussions, diaries/blogs, multi-media resources, and the virtual access to people/places/events /objects and other learning resources. Indeed, using digital resources and tools […]

Language in the knowledge society

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We are currently transitioning to the fourth industrial revolution driven by the fusion of knowledge and technologies blurring the lines between physical, digital, and biological spheres. The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric power to create mass production. The Third used electronics and IT to automate […]

AI will create more jobs, but who will qualify?

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The advent of new technologies has always been looked upon with suspicion by the incumbent workforce on their relevance and employability. It is true that many of these disruptions were accompanied by a transition period of temporary job loss but were soon followed by recovery and business transformation, adding to the efficiency, higher productivity, and […]

Future of Marriage

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Marriage in the 21st Century It takes two to marry but only one to end the marriage. The institution of marriage is being influenced by many fundamental shifts in society. While two decades ago, there could be a somewhat same universal definition, meaning and importance of marriage, the same cannot be said today about marriage. […]