Nowadays, more and more experts in various fields, as well as entrepreneurs and business people succeed without "tower". For example, Steve Jobs, the founder of the most expensive company in the world, Apple, at the time did not receive a diploma, but even after expulsion from the college for a long time attended the lectures.
Ivan Talachёv found out why the "tower" is rapidly losing value for money in Russia and abroad, and why no one else to impress honors. Website publish his article with some reductions.
You live h2> In his column for Forbes American entrepreneur Gary Shapiro writes that the modern citizen of the US higher education diploma and less and less prestigious college represents a ticket to a happy and a rich future. On the contrary, Students are issued with a debt of 20 to 60 thousand dollars loan for training and high expectations of their future career Bound credit former students are not at risk and do not invest effort in start-ups or adventurous own activities, preferring to work in managerial staff of firms at the initial positions. It is, at best, at worst - are without work in a crowded job market and do not know what to do with her nursing degree.
In England, on this basis, there was a crisis of confidence in the education system as a whole. The previous generation came from schools with high hopes and grand plans, but when reality put everything in its place and forced to work for holders of diplomas is not prestigious positions, they began to advise children pay less attention to evaluation. Thus, British teachers were left without its most important allies - parents
And British parents in this situation is easy to understand. Higher education in its broadest sense, together with the younger academic degrees such as Bachelor, ceased to be a priority item on the job, but became only pass to contest for the post, which, however, is no guarantee graduate. The matter of the global academic inflation, which each diplomas devalues each of them separately.
Along with this, the re-issue of diplomas and a surplus of university graduates in the labor market gradually improves requirements for applicants. A graduate because of it falls into a vicious circle of employment after university: at decent positions require experience, and experience is earned on the positions, often education is not required or appropriate to just wait.
Century Work h2> In the current realities of education does play less and less of a role in the decisions on the admission of employees to work. Movers tuition rarely show ingenuity and skill needed to solve problems in the shortest possible time and under high pressure. They work great on plans and templates, but hardly improvise in difficult situations. Higher education is useful only in that trains to absorb and handle large flows of information. Simply put, learning to teach to learn.
In 2011, the Daily Herald published the results of studies that have demonstrated that 30% of students in the four years of training did not improve the skills of critical and abstract thinking. But with particular growth in these areas have shown the students prefer to study away from their peers and choose the class to visit the most meticulously. A year after the end of training, the same one-third of the students have returned home to their parents, and ten per cent still could not find a job.
Blog UnCollege public organization provides lots of advice to those who are going to be levied or had already left the walls of the university. Among the recommendations particularly stands out is this: "If the purpose of your stay in kollezhde - diploma, and you're going to get it, doing the least possible effort, it is better to spend time on something else." For example, to obtain practical skills or preparation of the portfolio in areas that are going to do. A few points below there is: «If you already know your purpose in life, do not waste your time on education, because the ability to turn ideas into practice is appreciated far more than any diploma».
and learn h2> The education system would seem to have to somehow adjust to the realities of life and society. Instead of being weary of children and adolescents for six hours, to help them find an activity that they like, regardless of whether it will be cutting hair or designing satellites. But the first deputy chairman of the Duma Committee on Science and High Technology Dmitry Novikov in the article about the crisis facing the education system writes about what at the moment and schools and universities "are derailed»
"Slope" in the sense in which it is used by Novikov, this outdated method of teaching, and often deplorable technical base and the fact that the results of the census in 2010 one third of Russians have received secondary vocational education (college or vocational school), but only a quarter had chosen universities. More one-third of the way, chose to do after high school did not continue their education in any form. The remaining crumbs is the proud owners of undergraduate education - the rarest among the categories presented.
October 6 Ministry of Labor has published a list of 50 promising occupations that require secondary education. It included "experts on information systems", "operators of unmanned aerial vehicles" and "automobile designers." In the age of technology big data, the use of drones almost every industry and exit the automotive industry to a new level of technological development (autopilot and electric), necessarily pore over abstracts, course and diploma. You can just start working. Moreover, in areas where the next few years will definitely need new staff.
The ancient Greek philosopher Epiktetu credited with the phrase "If you want to be a writer - write." Universal seems to be saying that you can use absolutely any activity. It turns out that, learning, people are just students. And employees - only by working.