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Date Posted: November 19, 2014

Across the United Arab Emirates, schools are failing to keep up with the huge increase in demand for teachers. Following a string of developments across the region, the UAE’s schools have become saturated with expatriate and Emirati students alike.   In Dubai alone, there are 169 schools with over 243,000 students. These schools employ over… Read more »

Date Posted: November 12, 2014

Hold onto your tin-foil hats, a research team consisting of Oxford Academics and Deloitte Accountants have claimed that over a third of UK jobs are at high risk of being automated in the next 20 years. This alarming statement comes at a disturbing time for the economy and the claims state that around 35% of… Read more »

Date Posted: November 11, 2014

In the myriad of communicative choices, from social media to the mobile phone, one option stands out as the premium quality choice for communicating with your loved ones, friends, family and professional contacts: Skype. Today we offer a brief guide on setting up this brilliant format and how you can make the most out of… Read more »

Date Posted: November 07, 2014

The territories of Israel and Palestine have been caught in the middle of open warfare for thousands of years, but the Gaza strip is known as one of the hardest hit areas, especially in recent decades as new advancements in military technology have enabled the complete decimation of buildings and the flattening of areas. During… Read more »

Date Posted: November 05, 2014

In recent years, South Korea has become an economic powerhouse, being known as one of the ‘Four Asian Tigers’ alongside Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. It’s academic power rivals those of Shanghai, China, placing 5th in both Maths and Reading and 7th in Science. The small break-off from the larger North Korea has certainly proven… Read more »

Date Posted: November 03, 2014

After a full year of discussions, powerhouse academic giants EtonHouse and Singapore Chinese High School have announced they plan to open a new academy in 2016. The groups have now openly declared their joint venture and their desire to submit a formal application to the Council for Private Education (CPE), which regulates private schools in… Read more »

Date Posted: October 31, 2014

According to the United States, success is defined almost entirely on hard work and perseverance. The US’s mantra is basically defined as “Persistence overcomes resistance.” And subsequently, 57 percent of Americans disagree with the statement that, “Success in life is pretty much determined by forces outside our control.” As well as that 73 percent of… Read more »

Date Posted: October 28, 2014

Since the 1930’s, the US has seen its economy rise once more, get hit by the Second World War, rise again and suddenly fall as huge shifts in the country’s bureaucracy and leadership take place, which are usually accompanied by massive changes to the populace’s attitudes towards politics and management of the country’s capital assets…. Read more »

Date Posted: October 22, 2014

Once a year, towards the end of October or the beginning of November, something amazing happens all across India, Malaysia and Singapore. A unification of Hindu and Sikh followers gather in various locations and begin to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights.   The festival dates back thousands of years, originally set as a festival… Read more »

Date Posted: October 20, 2014

Tuition fees in the United Kingdom are a relatively recent invention, they’ve been around since the late 90’s and at the time, the £1000 fees seemed extortionate. Wonder what those same complainants would feel about the £9000 fees today with a chance of possible future increases?   Still, we compare the UK’s fee system to… Read more »