Why and How you should pursue Education

Image by USDE CC BY 2.0 Education has been shown to impact everyone’s life in ways that are both measurable and immeasurable. It can change the way you live your life, from helping you find and maintain gainful employment to improving your mental and physical health, to allowing you to be more involved in your community … Read more

3 Biggest Challenges Facing Education Today

Image by Godiolla Akimana CC BY-SA 4.0   Education may be the fundamental key to success in today’s world, but it still faces multiple challenges that may make it difficult to achieve for certain students and teachers. Whether you’re an educator trying to determine how to help your students succeed or you’re a student trying to get … Read more

Why education is not a waste of time

Image by Moheen Reeyad  CC BY-SA 4.0 Introduction If you’re about to spend some time in education, you might be tempted to think that it’s a waste of time and money, especially if you can’t see an immediate payoff in the job market. However, learning is an investment in your future, which will pay off with more … Read more

The Advantages of Online Learning

Image by Angelqiu122  CC BY-SA 4.0 Introduction Before we get into the advantages of online learning, let’s talk about what online learning actually is. There are two main aspects to online learning: virtual courses and distance learning courses. Virtual courses refer to online classes that you can access from any computer with an internet connection and software, … Read more

Two elected to Harvard Corporation

Timothy R. Barakett ’87, M.B.A. ’93, and Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar ’93 have been elected as members of the Harvard Corporation. Both will assume their roles on July 1. Barakett, a native of Canada, is a highly regarded expert in finance, an active investor and philanthropist, and an experienced trustee in education, health care, and beyond. … Read more

At Harvard, Asian-American students urge diversity efforts beyond admissions

On the stand in federal court, on social media, and during rallies, they defended Harvard University in a landmark trial over affirmative action in college admissions last year, helping to shore up the school’s case that it doesn’t discriminate against Asian-American applicants. But in recent weeks, some Asian-American students and alumni say they have been … Read more

Harvard Students Rally for Ethnic Studies Outside Alumni Conference

More than 50 Harvard students gathered outside the Charles Hotel Friday afternoon to demand the University create a formalized ethnic studies program. The Harvard Ethnic Studies Coalition, which comprises affiliates across the University, organized the event, dubbed “The 47-Year Fight: Student Rally for Ethnic Studies.” Students specifically chose to congregate at noon to attract the … Read more

The Magic of Education Technology

Education Cybersecurity Weekly is a curated weekly news overview for those who are concerned about the Education industry. It provides brief summaries and links to articles and news across a spectrum of cybersecurity and technology topics that are specific to the industry. Yeah, Harry Potter will probably raise his eyebrows but computational thinking seems to … Read more