Month: December 2013

Teaching the kids French isn’t always fun and games

In month three of teaching her sons French, Louise Tickle hits a few bumps in the road “A gauche!” pipes up a little voice from the back of the car. Mungo, my nearly three-year-old, has a French accent so sweetly

German firms transplant European apprentice model to US

Schemes with free training and permanent positions offer an alternative to traditional US college route of career-building As a high school junior in Charlotte, North Carolina, Hope Johnson thought she had things figured out. She’d been hit with wanderlust during

William’s on his way – and Cambridge should be ashamed

Cambridge University keeps telling us its admissions policy is not socially elitist. Who’s going to believe that now? After graduating from Cambridge this summer, I temped in a diesel factory to save money for my master’s. They were used to

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