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Should we make way for the teacherbots?

February 14th, 2018 at 9:00 am » Comments Off

Will teacherbots applied with artificial intelligence be doing our job one day? Will they do it better than us? Jude Barback takes stock of some of the recent thinking around the future of education.

Will robots take our children’s jobs?

December 13th, 2017 at 11:49 am » Comments Off

Like a lot of children, my sons, Toby, 7, and Anton, 4, are obsessed with robots. In the children’s books they devour at bedtime, happy, helpful robots pop up more often than even dragons or dinosaurs.

The languages that take the the most (and least) time to learn

December 6th, 2017 at 10:50 am » Comments Off

So, you want to learn to speak and write a new language, huh? Not just “hello” and “thank you,” but really learn it well enough that you could live in the country of origin? Hope you’re ready to commit. If you’re a Native English Speaker, these are the languages that will take the most and […]

BitDegree-Massive open online course education Blockchain ICO

December 5th, 2017 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

BitDegree is a blockchain-powered online education platform that aims to change the way we get a degree. Find out how it works today in our review.

The death of the MBA

December 2nd, 2017 at 11:21 am » Comments Off

U.S. graduate business schools — once magnets for American and international students seeking a certain route to a high income — are in an existential crisis. They are losing droves of students who are balking at sky-high tuition and, in the case of international applicants, turned off by President Trump’s politics.

How Shark Tank is revolutionizing business school

November 24th, 2017 at 10:19 am » Comments Off

Swimming with the sharks makes perfect sense in our evolving corporate world.

Millions of college students are so terrified of loans they’re turning to ‘Sugar Daddies’ for help paying for school

November 13th, 2017 at 11:01 am » Comments Off

A growing number of students are turning to dating sites to find Sugar Daddies and Mommas for help with college costs. Christina, a 29-year-old Sugar Baby and MBA student living in Las Vegas, talked to Business Insider about her experience. She’s received over $90,000 for education-related costs, but says the stigma is the hardest part about being […]

Why colleges are borrowing billions

October 17th, 2017 at 12:28 am » Comments Off

Higher-education institutions are overspending on renovations and new facilities that they hope will boost enrollment, but experts say this plan could lead to financial crisis.

Study: over half of for-profit students defaulted on loans

October 7th, 2017 at 1:24 pm » Comments Off

WASHINGTON — Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who attended public schools, according to a federal study published Thursday.

Education isn’t the key to a good income

September 29th, 2017 at 7:16 am » Comments Off

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.

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