Asia Education

A different dig at the private education scene

By Thu, Dec 10, 2009 8:02AM UTC

The editorial of the Straits Times applauded the new measures to protect students from premature closure of private schools. The additional requirements by the MOE will give students some peace of mind, at least they would not lose all their money, and there is an option of placement in other


By Wed, Dec 02, 2009 8:18PM UTC

In the 1970’s I was tasked by the military to teach medics the stages of grief written about and popularized by Elizabeth Kubler Ross. Disbelief, Anger, Denial and Acceptance are all part and parcel of loss and Ross gave us a viable way to understand emotions in confusing circumstances. Some

Dear Mr. Bagel

By Thu, Nov 12, 2009 8:00PM UTC Dear Mr. Bagel

  Typically only 1/10 will even show for an interview even after sending in a recommendation. Even with the dearth of good paying jobs with insurance and social security paid by an honest and caring employer like Danny. Most new graduates or senior students will think a restaurant job too

Getting an education on the web

By Mon, Nov 02, 2009 11:22AM UTC

We are constantly learning stuff on the web. The web is perhaps the greatest medium for continued life-long learning for many of us, including yours truly. There are other media – books and teachers – but the strength of the web to bring all that you want at the click

Parents Matching Company Vacations to Childrens’ Hagwon Vacations

By Tue, Aug 04, 2009 12:37PM UTC

You do what you gotta do, I guess. 52-year old Mr. Lee, who lives in Ilsan and works at a small-to-medium size business in Seoul, left on the early morning of the 30th for his vacation in Gangwon-do, which he had postponed by a week from its original start time