Class of 2009 struggling in the USA

A study of more than 1,000 members of that graduating class from 25 selective colleges found that two years after graduation, one-quarter of them were still living at home. Thirteen percent had jobs that didn’t…

Compare Study Options

Careers NZ has an excellent tool that draws on the reports produced by the Ministry of Education of what graduates earn in labour market incomes after completing their qualifications. The tool is available on the…

University As Consumption Good

Firstly, James Zuccollo at TVHE: As summarised by the Economic Logician, “except for the top students, high school graduates do not care about academics at all. All they want is excellent “college consumption amenities.” And…

Spending More Money On Education

More money is going to be spent on education. I’m not convinced it will achieve anything. Surely we passed diminishing returns to education spending billions of dollars ago? Surely we have to think about the…

The Value Of Online Education

The current labour market requires a university qualification in order to obtain employment. That’s pretty much a general rule. If you disagree, try obtaining well paid employment without either a university qualification or a trade…