Sometimes your old education comes in handy. The other day I helped flesh out 3 very different angles to an upcoming news release depending on the angle and tonality the team behind wishes to pursue, when they go live. In doing so it (yet again) dawned on me how powerful the right wording can be;… Continue reading An education in truth
The only problem with colleges and universities is that they have become profit machines essentially barring students of limited means from attending. The core of what colleges and universities do have probably never been more important. I fully understand that there is a lot of talk about certification for specific skills being the future of… Continue reading The (continued) case for higher ed
Looking at what is happening in the US, I think it's fair to say that their education system is completely and utterly broken. Forget about universities or colleges being about preparing you for a corporate career. The first order of business should be to have the fundamental ability and urge to teach kids and young… Continue reading Fix education!
A day doesn't go by without someone deeply questioning the value of higher education. It's the cost, it's the hazzle, it's the time wasted on subjects you never get to use etc. And a day doesn't go by without young people feeling anxious about making the right choices for their education and subsequent careers. Because… Continue reading Become (sort of) a journalist
Today Danish applicants for higher education get a letter saying whether they got into the education and institution of their dreams. Or not. I don't envy them. Back when I studied at the Danish School of Journalism it was good times. No need for a grade point average; a grueling Saturday test decided who got… Continue reading The WFH degree