Shocking Facts About Student Debt! (Info-graphics)

Shocking Facts About Student Debt! (Info-graphics)

The cost of a college education has gone up 400% in recent years as number of entry level jobs and salaries have declined dramatically, This has created crushing student debt for millions of Americans struggling to pay bills and survive.

Students and Money

This is an infographic created by Save the Student showing the key results from the UK National Student Money Survey 2013. 2,332 students were asked for their experiences and opinions and here’s what they said… in infographic form!

Students and Money

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19 Best Paying Jobs For Women In 2013 (Info-graphics)

19 Best Paying Jobs For Women In 2013 (Info-graphics)

These days, women are starting new firms at twice a rate of all other businesses and according to a research it is projected that women labor force will increase to 78 million by the year 2018.

Well, here are the 19 best paying jobs for women this year.

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A Brief History of Civic Holiday (August 5th)

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  • The Civic Holiday is observed in most Canadian provinces and territories on the first Monday of August.
  • The holiday is called Civic Holiday only in Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and in parts of Ontario and Nova Scotia. It’s called Heritage Day in Alberta, Natal Day in parts of Nova Scotia.
  •  Quebec, Yukon, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador do not have this mid-summer holiday.
  • The holiday dates back to the 1850s and it is said to originate from Upper Canada (now Ontario)
  • It is not a statutory holiday in Nova Scotia, Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta but is commonly observed by all levels of government, financial institutions and some businesses.
  • In Toronto, the first Monday in August is known as Simcoe Day after John Graves Simcoe, who founded the town of York, Upper Canada, which became Toronto.
  • Schools, post offices, as well as many businesses and organizations are usually closed, while many workers have a day off.
  • The next holiday you should look forward to is Labor Day on September 2nd.

 

 

Sources: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/civic-holiday

               http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/civic-provincial-day

               http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/

Necessary Skills for Today’s Learners

Skills and Attributes of Today’s Learner

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The 12 Must-Have Skills Of Modern Learners by Jeff Dunn, Edudemic
Skills and Attributes of Today’s Learner
  1. Effective oral & written communication
  2. Collaboration across networks
  3. Agility & adaptability
  4. Grit
  5. Resilience
  6. Empathy & global stewardship
  7. Vision
  8. Self-regulation
  9. Hope & optimism
  10. Curiosity & imagination
  11. Initiative & entrepreneurialism
  12. Critical thinking & problem-solving
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The above list is from User Generated Education (Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.). Read more about each skill in her blog posts.

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Do you have student loans? You need to see this now- (How not to get crushed) (Info-graphic)

Do you have student loans? You need to see this now- (How not to get crushed)  (Info-graphic)

There is a student loan bubble, and it’s getting bigger. Are you one of the borrowers who’s in danger? To see the scope of the problem and learn how you can avoid getting crushed by your student loans, check out this infographic.

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The Path to Your Future Through Higher Education (Info-graphics)

The Path to Your Future Through Higher Education (Info-graphics)

This infographic provides a deeper look into how to determine your future when it comes to higher education.

Credit: FutureIsCalling.com