Tag:education

Special Chairman Scholarships for Talented Musicians | AMADEUS International School Gives Back

AMADEUS International School Vienna would like to give something back to the world in this crazy situation, and is now offering two full scholarships to highly talented musicians and strong academics who are entering Grade 10 or 11.

Central European University (CEU) – U.S. Degree in Vienna

Austria's newest premier university, Central European University (CEU) is already an integral part of Vienna's academic community, settling in nicely ...

Maria Theresia Is to Blame

In September, over 220,000 Viennese students went back to school. Some go willingly, some have to be dragged, but Austrian parents have a stock response to unwilling schoolgoers: Blame Maria Theresa

Profile | Herbert Schweiger

Director, Die Wiener Volkshochschulen“When the world is spinning faster than you are, you need help to keep moving forward – so ...

Beautiful Minds

If our education decides our future, what happens to upward mobility and equal opportunity?A democracy depends on citizens knowing what they are v...

Ditch the Textbooks

The Holy Trinity of a formal education is classroom, exam, diploma. This model is being challenged all over the world.Ten-year-old Mohammed sits c...

Kindling the Flame – Ali Mahlodji

On our path to a knowledge society, understanding the world around us is ever more important.On any given day, 50 to 60 people vie for Ali Mahlo...

Forever Learning

Life lessonsOne of my earliest memories is something my father said. I was having a tantrum after a fight with a classmate. “She’s just stup...

Education in Post-Communist CEE

What is the best role for government in higher education, hands-on or off the table?It might seem strange that a generation after the fall of th...

Teaching Thinkers

A revolution in school reform – finally!Austria’s new Education Minister Sonja Hammerschmid had barely taken office before she began ruffling fe...

Kindling the Flame – Melisa Erkurt

On our path to a knowledge society, understanding the world around us is ever more important.Fleeing the chaos of Bosnia in the 1990s and arrivi...

Keep Learning

We can’t stop ourselves from learning, so why not do it on purpose?Human beings never stop learning. Not only are we a...

Learning by Wearing

Thoughts from our expert on design, gadgets and joie de vivre.I remember the day I discovered that clothing told a story. It was in a dusty room...

Humanities and Human Resources

The implicit social contract of higher education bringing higher wages is compromised, with “overqualification” and underemployment a graduate’s night...