Posts tagged ‘further education’

March 18, 2014

Childish Is Fine, Child-Like Is Not

charlie and the chocolate factory

Dear Diary,

I work with young adults in a university and recently some of them have started to really piss me off. Don’t misunderstand me, the majority are hard-working and fun to be around – they also introduce me to trends like only painting one fingernail a different colour – remarkable! But a significant amount of them, and more so each year, act like total babies.

I mentioned this to a colleague who said we are now dealing with people who have been consumers from their earliest memories. My god! She hit

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June 13, 2012

Celebrity Student

41 year old actor, Mark Wahlberg (formerly known as singer Marky Mark) has decided to go back to school in order to complete his graduation.  Mark dropped out of school leaving with no qualifications and although he will not actually attend school and will take part in online courses I think it sets a great example for people who regret leaving school early.

Sometimes I feel the education system is too strict.  

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June 11, 2012

The Educated Housewife

A recent article on the wonderful feminist blog Jezebel asked the question: Why aren’t educated Middle-Eastern women joining the workforce?  Apparently in two thirds of Middle Eastern countries there are more women that go to university than men.  There are parallels in South Asian culture even amongst British Asians.

One University professor in the US who was questioned about this disparity commented that Middle Eastern women simply went to university to fill time and find a better husband.  

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