How the humanities are more than just ‘soft skills’

How the humanities are more than just ‘soft skills’

Humanities are skills that are as valuable and necessary. Communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking are important but constantly undervalued skills. These “essential skills”...
Envisioning Pathways to 2030: Megatrends shaping the future of global higher education and international student mobility

Envisioning Pathways to 2030: Megatrends shaping the future of global higher education and international...

The 8 megatrends identified include (1) Aging world (2) Labour market shifts (3) Skills mismatch (4) Rapid urbanisation (5) Stricter immigration policies (6) Economic...
Three ways to help any kid be more creative

Three ways to help any kid be more creative

The classroom is where students have their aspirations cultivated and learning about the expectations of society. Therefore with the correct curriculum, it is a...
New study forecasts slowing growth in international student mobility

New study forecasts slowing growth in international student mobility

The latest research report by British Council forecasts a drop of an average annual 1.7 percent in outbound student mobility through 2027. The key...

Education systems can stifle creative thought. Here’s how to do things differently

There is serious job-skills mismatch which underlines the need to shift focus on skill-building and to shape learner success. The current traditional education fail...
The healthcare is being transformed, one deal at a time

The healthcare is being transformed, one deal at a time

Over 200 healthcare deals worth $72.6 billion were announced in the first quarter of 2018. This represents the surfacing of new business models in...
From Smart City To Future City: The 21st-Century Urbanisation Challenge

From Smart City To Future City: The 21st-Century Urbanisation Challenge

According to the United Nations, over 54 percent of the global population are now city dwellers, and this number is set to increase to...
Four ways AI can make healthcare more efficient and affordable

Four ways AI can make healthcare more efficient and affordable

According to OECD estimates, 20% of healthcare expenditure is wasted globally. This accounts of an average of between $1,100 and $1,700 of healthcare expenditure...
Will global online higher education ever take off?

Will global online higher education ever take off?

Digital transformation has demonstrated a significant influence to the higher education landscape as predicted by the borderless education advocates. However, the number of students...
The Relevance of Art Education

The Relevance of Art

The materials used by artists and scientists may differ, however, they are comparable in terms of the process of thought that goes into the...

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