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Archive for April 3rd, 2017

Education Around the World »

Greetings, Have you ever wondered how your education compared to students around the world? Well, look no further, because the Willamette University Language Assistants from Argentina, Nicaragua, Japan, Germany, France, and Russia recount some of their experiences in this issue on “Education Around the World.” As a special edition to this issue, check out this […]

Japanese Education: Outside of Class »

By Shotaro Kumano Japan has some unique educational customs in the school. Of course, in the class there are some strategical methods to education, but I’m going to focus on education at outside of class. Outside of the class is very significant for building a responsibility, bond, and roll in the group.

Initial Thoughts About Access to Education »

By Julia M. Robleto Flores In a quote, Gandhi says, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” From that point of view, I believe that from any perspective, whether it be historical, theoretical, theological, social or psychological, education can be perceived as a central axis of human development. […]

Public Education Rules! »

By Norma Fernanda Oliver Education sets us free, education is a universal key to infinite doors. In Argentina, the obligatory education starts at the age of 5; however, I started attending school at the young age of two. Both of my parents worked and there was not child care or nurseries where I lived, so […]

One Girl’s Stories About the Educational System in Russia »

By Mariia Ulibegova In this article I will try to recall my most vivid memories and most distinguishing features of all the levels of Russian education I’ve been through, from learning how to write to learning how to write a thesis.

Work, work, work, work, work: Vocational Education and Training in Germany! »

By Stina Koster Those of you who have already talked with us language assistants before might have noticed that most of us share a common characteristic: Many language assistants want to become teachers when they are back in their respective countries. This is my dream, too. However, I am going to be a teacher at […]