Survey data from YouGov and TeacherTapp shows that teachers, students and parents want less focus on cramming for exams: 84% of teachers think school is preparing children for exams, but three-quarters of all teachers wish this wasn’t the main focus. 6 in 10 (60%) of all children aged 11-18, and half (50%) of parents of children aged 11-18, want schools to focus on more than passing exams.
by Jan Goller
Spanish is the fastest growing language in the world. It has more than 500 million native speaker but 600 – if we add those who study it as a foreign language. Especially, Americans, Brazilians and Chinese study Spanish. The University of Salamanca that is one of the four oldest in the world, signed a strategic alliance to promote the training of Spanish at a global level. It is a collaboration agreement with doinGlobal.
by a student of Habla institute
If you are a “guiri” like me (Spanish word for “foreigner”) and sign up for a Spanish language course in Spain, you hope to learn some Spanish, probably have fun and with a bit of luck, discover a new place and meet interesting people.
But what I found in these courses was so much more than that.
by Jan Goller
While the general framework for Germany’s universities needs improving, students are nevertheless largely satisfied with their degree courses. This is the conclusion of the latest survey presented by Germany’s Centre for Higher Education (CHE).
Twenty-two of the 31 German universities surveyed fell into the second half of the league table. The rankings caused consternation among politicians and higher education officials.
HTW Berlin offers over 70 study programmes in the areas of technology, computing, business, culture and design. It is the largest university of applied sciences in Berlin. Subjects range from classical disciplines such as mechanical engineering, automotive engineering and business administration to new and innovative study programmes such as facility management, economic policy and game design.