Education

A game changer in education

A game changer in education

Salman Khan was working as a hedge fund analyst when he started using online tools to tutor his cousins in mathematics. Nine years later, his non-profit organisation, Khan...

Cost a growing factor in US college decisions

Cost a growing factor in US college decisions

SAN FRANCISCO — A new survey of the nation’s college freshmen has found that the percentage attending their first-choice school has reached its lowest level in almost four...

NUS climbs world reputation rankings to No 21

NUS climbs world reputation rankings to No 21

SINGAPORE — The National University of Singapore (NUS) rose to No 21 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings of universities in the 2014 list released this...

A-Levels should be axed: UK report

A-Levels should be axed: UK report

LONDON — The A-Levels should be scrapped for a European-style baccalaureate because schools are failing to prepare teenagers for university and the workplace, a major report in...

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