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Make sure you keep track of your loans. You should know who the lender is, what the balance is, and what its repayment options are. If you are missing this information, you can contact your lender or check the NSLDL website. If you have private loans that lack records, contact your school. Be aware ofContinue reading

When it comes to student loans, make sure you only borrow what you need. Consider the amount you need by taking a look at your total expenses. Factor in items like the cost of living, the cost of college, your financial aid awards, your family’s contributions, etc. You’re not required to accept a loan’s entireContinue reading

Self-directed learning (also known as Autodidacticism or autiodidactism) as the name suggests is a self learning or rather self teaching methodology. Autodidacts are known to do a lot of research and review and often spend hours and hours at libraries. They are also known to frequent educational websites. Almost every person is an autodidact atContinue reading

Informal learning can be imparted at various places including home, work place. It can also be imparting in your day to day interactions and intermingling within the society. This form of education has also been included in the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development). Informal learning often includes mastering the language and cultural norms,Continue reading

The last 20 years has witnessed a rising interest in the various learning styles and variations. Some of them have been listed below: • Visual: This means more and more emphasis on observation and visually mastering the content. • Auditory: This indicates the ability to follow the instructions being read out or broadcast. • Kinesthetic:Continue reading

Indigenous education includes the ability to assimilate indigenous knowledge, models as well as methods from formal as well as non formal educational systems. Colonialism has resulted in the loss and corruption of knowledge and language skills. Preventive measures need to be taken and thus, indigenous communities gave rise to this form of education in aContinue reading

Alternative education has been in existence since ancient times. During the formative years of the public school system in the 19th century, many parents were unhappy with the system. This gave rise to a new form of education known as alternative education. It was aimed to overcome the limitations and drawbacks of traditional education. ThisContinue reading

Educational psychology refers to the study of the manner in which human beings learn in educational settings. They also focus on evaluating the efficiency of educational assistance and intervention. Educational psychology also studies the psychology of teaching as well as the social impact of schools as organizations. Prima face, the terms educational psychology and schoolContinue reading

In the academic sense philosophy can be defined as, “the philosophical study of education and its problems, its central subject matter is education, and its methods are those of philosophy”. People often consider philosophy of education to be the philosophy of the process of education. However some people also think of it as the philosophyContinue reading