FIT 2017 by Xavier School

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Xavier School has always been in the forefront of innovation in terms of keeping its curriculum and programs relevant to the changing demands of society. One has only to visit the school Archives and see the display of technology tools Xavier has used to complement teaching and learning through the years. From its official launching in 2011, the One2One Program …

Future

The future of traditional university education

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Hear the word “University” and you imagine classic brick buildings, steeped in history, centres of learning, their sole purpose to educate the next generation of thought leaders. But traditional universities need to reinvent themselves to stay relevant, they need to review courses, pedagogy, facilities and access to ensure they are truly providing a 21st century education. We have been speaking …

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Current learners, future skills: preparing for the 21st century workplace

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It is hard to imagine what skills our children will need when they eventually join the workforce in 15 or 20 years time. One thing is clear however, they will need to be more qualified, have more experience and be more technologically savvy than even today’s school leavers. In this increasingly global marketplace how can educators really ensure that students …

International

International education: do the benefits outweigh the costs?

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Increasingly, high school students are looking internationally for their university education with the US, Australia and the UK among the most popular destinations. Reasons cited for studying abroad range from achieving qualifications from top class universities to gaining access to and work experience with the world’s largest employers. We have been discussing the pros and cons of gaining an international …

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why should Asia’s education market be your top priority?

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With a combined population of 600 million and an annual economic growth rate of 5-6%, the South-East Asia is a hot house when it comes to education investments. Whilst governments and institutions of countries all over the world are attempting global approaches to education, many Asian countries have effectively transformed these goals into policy and established themselves as centres of …