Skills-Based Learning Is On The Rise And Here’s Why

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While traditional formal education in the US has continued to thrive, changes are occurring to better meet system demands. While in some parts of the world, formal education is intended to develop citizens as evidenced by taxpayer subsidized universities, within the United States, higher education is viewed as an individual’s investment in their career, not a social good with civic benefits.  As such, rather than subsidize education outright, federal programs provide loans for students which they pay back in monthly installments following graduation. Students as young as 17, and sometimes even younger, take on this financial responsibility with the intention…...

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Mohammed Siddiqui Studied Business and International Relations at Carnegie Mellon. Interested in geopolitics, political economy, technological innovation, markets, international development, and consumer trends. I enjoy investing, working out, and drinking Raspberry Hot Chocolate.