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Educational Assistance Payments: What you need to know

“When the beneficiary finishes high school and enrols in post-secondary education, they can start taking payments from their RESP. These payments, known asĀ educational assistance payments (EAPs), are made up of the investment earnings and government grant money in the RESP.” … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Challenge Educational Status Quo

“In the early 1800s, Prussia created a top-down model of education to educate the masses with an emphasis on quantity not quality. This same model was imported to the United States in the mid 1800s, and now 150 years later, … Continue reading

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GCC Countries Need Education to Stay Competitive

“GCC countries need to invest in education and raise skill levels if the region is to be internationally competitive, according to an ICAEW report. Although GCC governments have recognised the need to diversify themselves from oil-based revenues, they still face … Continue reading

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Why Kids Need Field Trips

“InĀ an experiment done in Arkansas, students went on a field trip to a new museum (financed with Wal-Mart money, in case that makes a difference to you) and were then monitored for their responses to a range of questions a … Continue reading

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Why We Need More “Radioactive Spiders”

“Now, more than ever, education needs more radioactive spiders. Figuratively, of course. What we need is for more teachers to show students just how much possibility resides within them, and to then provide them with a safe space to find … Continue reading

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