Posts Categorized: Maths

Date Posted: November 29, 2016

  By Naomi Webb If there’s one complaint you’ll hear from school children time and time again, it’s the classic ‘but when will we ever use what we’re learning in the real world?’.   That’s what teachers are up against when they’re trying to persuade pupils to concentrate in lessons. Science teachers go to the… Read more »

Date Posted: July 04, 2016

  We have been hearing a lot about STEM lately. What is STEM? and What’s the fuss about this program? STEM is not really classified as a program but more of a curriculum. STEM follows a similar structure to that of the IB curriculum in that it follows an interdisciplinary and applied approach to education… Read more »

Date Posted: January 04, 2015

The Chinese government has finally decide to change the way that college entrance exams is done. The examination known as gaokao aims to reverse the exam focus education system to help develop standards further.     The Ministry of Education (MoE) announced some changes on the gaokao system on 16th December by asking universities to… Read more »

Date Posted: January 03, 2015

Saudi is on the move as it has announced to open 67 colleges in 4 years.  These colleges will be from the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC).  In a drive to raise standards these 67 colleges will accommodate 150,000 applications for 38 boys colleges and a 29 girls colleges.   The government is investing  5.27 billion Saudi… Read more »

Date Posted: December 21, 2014

It seems the East Asia is on the move in education and Malaysia is looking to emulate the Shanghai programme of study. Shanghai is a market leader in students results and has produced excellent results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa).   Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is looking to have… Read more »

Date Posted: December 21, 2014

A recent study from the Institute of Education shows that the culture in Asia plays a big factor in determining children’s success in education.   Die hard educationalist believe that while technology is further developing education, the core teacher is the best resource. While this is true, a recent study shows that students in East… Read more »

Date Posted: November 26, 2014

The first lunar mission to the moon by Africa has been announced and is being spearheaded by the Foundation for Space Development located in Capetown, South Africa. The campaign is being almost entirely crowdfunded and has rapidly build up popularity online through the hashtag #Africa2Moon.   The move is being utilized to inspire the African… Read more »

Date Posted: November 24, 2014

Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority’s director, Fatima Bilrahif, has recently stepped forward to give a statement in regards to e-Security in schools across Dubai. During her statement, she has said that assessors had been scheduled to visit and inspect schools this coming school year and aim to find ways to help protector schools from… Read more »

Date Posted: November 21, 2014

If you’re in the GCC, you might be happy about the educative practices, but you’re certainly not happy about tuition fees in the region. According to Senior Director, Claudia Costin, of the World Bank Group, “Parents in the GCC should get more involved with the schooling of their children, including holding institutions accountable for delivering… Read more »

Date Posted: November 20, 2014

Recently we output an article on How to set up Skype on your home computer or laptop and recently we had a request for a further information on how to present yourself professionally on Skype, so realizing just how important this information is, today we bring you a handy guide which shows you just how… Read more »