Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail Al Mazrui - Minister of State for Youth Affairs - techxmedia

Emirati youth prefer learning through conversations than social media

The survey explores the extent to which the concept of lifelong learning resonates with Emirati youth. Two-fifths (39%) of respondents said they prefer to learn new information through engaging in conversations with others – suchas older family members, older members of society, mentors, or peers – which reflects the Emirati traditions of communal solidarity and passing wisdom down through the generations.

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What the MasterClass effect means for edtech

MasterClass, which sells a subscription to celebrity-taught classes, sits on the cusp of entertainment and education. It offers virtual, yet aspirational learning: an online tennis class with Serena Williams, a cooking session with Gordon Ramsay. While there’s the off chance that an instructor might actually talk to you — it has happened before — the platform mostly just […]

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