Douglas Crets

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Giving Credibility to the Shadow Education System

Your High School Diploma Doesn’t Mean Jack

We are rapidly approaching a day when a high school diploma won’t mean as much for people seeking part-time or blue-collar work beyond proof that you have spent some time in the institutionalized learning world and can follow directions.

High school is valuable for skillsets like math, science, writing and reading. It takes you through the boot camp of learning and education so that you can one day be managed, but how much of that learning actually prepares you for laddering up in the corporate world?

This has been what college has become for many first year students.

A venture firm has just given a boost of capital for an online skills validating testing company that could change the game when it comes to evaluating your potential as an employee.

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British History: Explained

This is what I love about the delivery of education on digital media. If I had this as my primer for an A.P. European History test, I not only would have aced it, I would have had a very interesting perspective. I don’t remember getting this kind of conceptual re-thinking of history from my high school teacher.

The United Kingdom Explained from C. G. P. Grey on Vimeo.

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