The Educated Franchisee

The Educated Franchisee PDF Book Detail Author: Rick Bisio
Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group
ISBN: 1935098535
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 200

Book Description
There is nothing more expensive than ignorance – let The Educated Franchisee serve as your guide for selecting a franchise that meets your needs!

The Future for Low Educated Workers in Belgium

The Future for Low Educated Workers in Belgium PDF Book Detail Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264952799
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 132

Book Description
The world of work is changing as a result of technological progress, globalisation and population ageing. The future of work holds many opportunities, but also presents distinct risks which tend to be greater for some population sub-groups, including low-educated workers. This report documents how the labour market for low-educated workers in Belgium has evolved in recent years and what the future might hold for them in terms of both job quality and quantity.

Educated

Educated PDF Book Detail Author: Tara Westover
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473538645
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 400

Book Description
THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER Selected as a book of the year by AMAZON, THE TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES, GUARDIAN, NEW YORK TIMES, ECONOMIST, NEW STATESMAN, VOGUE, IRISH TIMES, IRISH EXAMINER and RED MAGAZINE 'One of the best books I have ever read . . . unbelievably moving' Elizabeth Day 'An extraordinary story, beautifully told' Louise O'Neill 'A memoir to stand alongside the classics . . . compelling and joyous'Sunday Times Tara Westover grew up preparing for the end of the world. She was never put in school, never taken to the doctor. She did not even have a birth certificate until she was nine years old.? At sixteen, to escape her father's radicalism and a violent older brother, Tara left home. What followed was a struggle for self-invention, a journey that gets to the heart of what an education is and what it offers: the perspective to see one's life through new eyes, and the will to change it. 'It will make your heart soar' Guardian 'Jaw-dropping and inspiring, everyone should read this book' Stylist 'Absolutely superb . . . so gripping I could hardly breathe' Sophie Hannah

How Educated English Speak English

How Educated English Speak English PDF Book Detail Author: Ingrid Wotschke
Publisher: Frank & Timme GmbH
ISBN: 3732900622
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
Pages : 282

Book Description
How do educated English speak English? Does it sound like Oxford or rather like Cockney? Why did traditional pronunciation habits and criteria of acceptability change radically during the 20th century, when even the BBC world service got a new sound? How to cope with the impacts of this change; what is the actual ‘standard’? Speech accent is not only a regional, but also a social marker. Ingrid Wotschke discusses educated pronunciation in its changing social contexts, supported by numerous speech samples and illustrations. Besides, she presents the alternative model of current Educated English English. This book is written for scholars and students of English and for anyone else interested in English language and culture.

Cultural Production of the Educated Person The

Cultural Production of the Educated Person  The PDF Book Detail Author: Bradley A. Levinson
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438410654
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 338

Book Description
Examines the ways in which cultural practices and knowledges are produced in and out of schools around the world.

What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated

What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated  PDF Book Detail Author: Alfie Kohn
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807097128
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 212

Book Description
Few writers ask us to question our fundamental assumptions about education as provocatively as Alfie Kohn. Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.' And the Washington Post says he is 'the most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way of a major federal effort to make standardized curriculums and tests a fact of life in every U.S. school.' In this new collection of essays, Kohn takes on some of the most important and controversial topics in education of the last few years. His central focus is on the real goals of education-a topic, he argues, that we systematically ignore while lavishing attention on misguided models of learning and counterproductive techniques of motivation. The shift to talking about goals yields radical conclusions and wonderfully pungent essays that only Alfie Kohn could have written. From the title essay's challenge to conventional, conservative definitions of a good education to essays on standards and testing and grades that tally the severe educational costs of overemphasizing a narrow conception of achievement, Kohn boldly builds on his earlier work and writes for a wide audience. Kohn's new book will be greeted with enthusiasm by his many readers and by any teacher or parent looking for a refreshing perspective on today's debates about schools. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Making Minds Less Well Educated Than Our Own

Making Minds Less Well Educated Than Our Own PDF Book Detail Author: Roger C. Schank
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135615101
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 352

Book Description
In the author's words: "This book is an honest attempt to understand what it means to be educated in today's world." His argument is this: No matter how important science and technology seem to industry or government or indeed to the daily life of people, as a society we believe that those educated in literature, history, and other humanities are in some way better informed, more knowing, and somehow more worthy of the descriptor "well educated." This 19th-century conception of the educated mind weighs heavily on our notions on how we educate our young. When we focus on intellectual and scholarly issues in high school as opposed to issues, such as communications, basic psychology, or child raising, we are continuing to rely on outdated notions of the educated mind that come from elitist notions of who is to be educated and what that means. To accommodate the realities of today's world it is necessary to change these elitist notions. We need to rethink what it means to be educated and begin to focus on a new conception of the very idea of education. Students need to learn how to think, not how to accomplish tasks, such as passing standardized tests and reciting rote facts. In this engaging book, Roger C. Schank sets forth the premises of his argument, cites its foundations in the Great Books themselves, and illustrates it with examples from an experimental curriculum that has been used in graduate schools and with K-12 students. Making Minds Less Well Educated Than Our Own is essential reading for scholars and students in the learning sciences, instructional design, curriculum theory and planning, educational policy, school reform, philosophy of education, higher education, and anyone interested in what it means to be educated in today's world.

Female Jewish and Educated

Female  Jewish  and Educated PDF Book Detail Author: Harriet Pass Freidenreich
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253109272
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 328

Book Description
Female, Jewish, and Educated presents a collective biography of Jewish women who attended universities in Germany or Austria before the Nazi era. To what extent could middle-class Jewish women in the early decades of the 20th century combine family and careers? What impact did anti-Semitism and gender discrimination have in shaping their personal and professional choices? Harriet Freidenreich analyzes the lives of 460 Central European Jewish university women, focusing on their family backgrounds, university experiences, professional careers, and decisions about marriage and children. She evaluates the role of discrimination and anti-Semitism in shaping the careers of academics, physicians, and lawyers in the four decades preceding World War II and assesses the effects of Nazism, the Holocaust, and emigration on the lives of a younger cohort of women. The life stories of the women profiled reveal the courage, character, and resourcefulness with which they confronted challenges still faced by women today.

College Educated Dropout

College Educated Dropout PDF Book Detail Author: Scott Hartmann
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457555891
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 138

Book Description
What would drive an exceptionally bright young philosophy student with a 3.7 GPA to refuse to accept his college degree on the eve of graduation? Was he motivated by the quest for money or power? Was his decision an impulsive act of youthful rebellion? Or could it be that the author was actually influenced and inspired by some of history’s greatest and most original thinkers, philosophers, poets and writers? Dr. Seuss, Charles Bukowski, Kid President, James Kavanaugh, C.S. Lewis, Leo Tolstoy, and Socrates all make an appearance in this story for the ages. In these pages, the reader will discover how this unlikely group of notables transformed Scott Hartmann and led him to buck tradition and follow the promptings of his own heart and mind. The author takes his commitment to the examined life seriously—and does so with great humor and insight. In challenging the status quo, he prompts us to reconsider the role of knowledge and education in our lives. While readers may open College Dropout with a set of preconceived notions and judgments, they will reach the end of the journey applauding and rooting for this trailblazer and inspired to be their most authentic selves.

The Educated Eye

The Educated Eye PDF Book Detail Author: Nancy Anderson
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 1611680441
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 318

Book Description
A study of visual culture in the teaching of the life sciences

The Educated Subject and the German Concept of Bildung

The Educated Subject and the German Concept of Bildung PDF Book Detail Author: Rebekka Horlacher
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317805178
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 172

Book Description
German education plays a huge role in the development of education sciences and modern universities internationally. It is influenced by the educational concept of Bildung, which defines Germany ‘s theoretical and curricular ventures. This concept is famously untranslatable into other languages and is often misinterpreted as education, instruction, training, upbringing and other terms which don’t encompass its cultural ambitions. Despite this hurdle, Bildung is now being recognized in current discussions of education issues such as standardization, teaching to the test, evidence-based policy and high stakes testing. This volume clears up the confusion and misunderstandings surrounding Bildung by examining the origins of the concept and how it has been applied throughout history. It paves the way for educators to fully understand and benefit from this model and all it has to offer.

The Migration of Highly Educated Turkish Citizens to Europe

The Migration of Highly Educated Turkish Citizens to Europe PDF Book Detail Author: Zeynep Yanasmayan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317024060
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 158

Book Description
The increasing global competition of knowledge economies has begun a new era of labour migration, as economies chase ‘the best and the brightest’: the movement of highly skilled workers. This book examines the experiences of highly educated migrants subjected to two distinct and incompatible public discourses: one that identifies them in terms of nationality and presupposed religion, and another that focuses on their education and employment status, which suggests that they deserve the best treatment from societies engaged in the global 'race for talent'. Presenting new empirical research collected in Amsterdam, Barcelona and London amongst highly educated migrants from Turkey, the author draws on their narratives to address the question of whether such migrants should be apprehended any differently from their predecessors who moved to Europe as 'guestworkers' in the twentieth century. With attention to the reasons for which highly skilled workers choose to migrate and then stay (or not) in their 'host' countries, their connection to their multiple homes and the ways in which they meet the challenges of integration – in part by way of their position in relation to other migrants – and their acquisition of citizenship in the 'host' country, The Migration of Highly Educated Turkish Citizens to Europe offers insights on an under-researched trend in the field of migration. The author develops three nexuses – the mobility/migration nexus, the mobility/citizenship nexus, and the mobility/dwelling nexus – to account for the embedded sense of mobility that underlies these ‘new’ migrants and offers a holistic picture about their trajectory from ‘arrival to settlement’ and all that lies in-between. As such, it will appeal to scholars in the fields of sociology and political science with interests in migration and mobility, ethnicity and integration.

Young Educated Broke

Young  Educated   Broke PDF Book Detail Author: Jamie Borromeo
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 1630470899
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 190

Book Description
Young, Educated & Broke is a unique blend of memoir and social commentary that highlights the author’s Millennial experience in America as a microcosm of the geopolitical and domestic affairs in American history during the 2008 economic collapse and the years that followed. Borromeo drafts a “Millennial Blueprint” for what she believes can spark a conversation between young people and current leadership to address the youth high unemployment rates and leadership issues in this country. In such uncertain times, Borromeo’s analysis leaves you inspired and hopeful as she writes a plan---and provides tangible proof---that her generation will be a formidable force in the next chapter of America’s history.