Are you thinking of studying in the United Kingdom? There are good universities and then there are the most elite ones, and this country certainly has the latter. Getting accepted and becoming one of their students can be harder than you could ever imagine.

You know when you were in elementary school, when teacher used television to show some documentary or even used old fashion “projector” to show some of slides on to a wall or blackboard. Sounds familiar?

One of the most important factors for future students when choosing a particular university major is whether or not the studies will lead to successful employment. Especially since majority of higher education institutions worldwide are pricey and require investment, the studies are expected to pay out. In short, the right college major is a significant factor for future career.

Researcher Bob Godard made this statement in his book On the Way towards Change: Australian International Education. According to this expert, the greatest increase in the number of students should be expected in the developing countries. More than half of all graduates in 2025 will be immigrants from China and India.

Scholars and academics could argue vehemently that the Scout Method is the epitome of non-formal education. But what really is the Scout Method, and as ideal and ethical as it may be, is it still applicable in this day and age?

So-called alternative education can develop almost any skill and provide access to virtually any knowledge in the world. From a psychological and social point of view, people break away from daily routine and expand their consciousness with the flow of new information. In this article, we will present a few remarkable examples of alternative sources of education.

There must be no doubt that teaching is a very challenging job, exhausting and one that requires a lot of responsibility. It has its ups and downs like any other job. The main difference, however, lays in the fact that it is a very rewarding job, one that brings you joy on a daily basis.


Head of Youth Time Moscow office speaks about Rhodes Youth Forum 2015 insights.

When considering the programme for the next session of the Rhodes Youth Forum, we put to ourselves the question: What worries the younger generation most of all today? Day after day our Facebook feed displays what young people from completely different corners of the world think is most important or troubling. To sum up, almost all of them seeks peace and tranquillity but at the same time finds themselves in quite stressed or confused.

With millions of active users, the social networks have something for everyone. But to find the information that truly matters, you have to learn how to track it. On the Infographic below you will find the list of two dozen the most popular hashtags for educational purposes. The list is color-coded and includes a key to help you decide how and when to use each one.

The NMC (New Media Consortium), an international community of experts in educational technology, published a report on the latest trends in higher education based on research that has been conducted in more than 250 universities, colleges, and businesses around the globe. Youth Time has chosen from the report the six most important trends.


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