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How Close are Universities and Schools to Real Market Opportunities in the EU?

There are noticeable differences in educational systems everywhere in the EU. In Eastern Europe for instance, there is a very old system, which poses obligatory exams, tests, grades, as well as a program, which is carefully chosen for the young ones so that they can be prepared for their future profession. However how well does this really work? It is easy to fill some heads with an abundance of knowledge and then send them off to seek their fortune on their own. However, a factor, which is commonly forgotten, stands in their way – technologies and knowledge in general constantly keep evolving, so many young people are forced to educate themselves outside of university in order to cover the giant demands of employers. Without any extracurricular activities, which really count, and a shadowing of EU programs for market placement, Eastern European countries are commonly considered weak when it comes to ... Read More

Vittra, a particular kind of school in Sweeden

It is well known fact that not all of the many international schools worldwide, follow a similar curriculum. With the presence of thousands of reputed international schools round the world, there is a varied pattern of imparting education to students. Notably, we find some of the reputed international schools having an American, British or any other slant. Whereas, some international schools call themselves to be an international school only because they claim to have adopted multiple teaching approaches in different formats. They believe such a move allows them to call themselves an international school. This trend eventually reached the EU countries and as a result, several new international schools have been started. However, there are a few schools which have put notable efforts in imparting education according to the global quality standards. One of them is the much appreciated Vittra International School in Sweden. There has been numerous Swedish initiatives ... Read More