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The role of parents starts with selecting a school for a child and goes further to suitably advising them on getting a degree.
Tips for parent before selecting a school for their kids.
Time is changing and kids are growing fast. A decade back, kids used to start going to school at an age of five, this has gown down to three now and in some countries it is even lower. At this age, kids can definitely not select what’s right and wrong for them and therefore, it is the responsibility of parents to find out a suitable school for their kids.
Parents will find following points useful while making the right selection of school for their kids:
a) Reputation of school : First of all, one should ensure that the school in which their little ones are going to study is a well known school and is recognized by the government. If your close ones have their children already in that school, then you can discuss about the school with them and they can also help you out in this matter.
b) Personal visit : Do not select a school from the ads you see in the news paper. Now days, marketing has become so vibrant that there are lots of schools, which have mushroomed everywhere and their sole motive is to make money and therefore they spend heavily on their marketing.
c) Research : Even if the school is a reputed one, you should do a proper research about it on your own. Nothing can substitute a firsthand experience and therefore do not believe anything till you have done your own research and are satisfied by it.
d) Wrong selection : If unfortunately, you have selected a wrong school and came to know about it later, then there is no need to worry and regret it. Instead make sure that you learn from this better experience and use this experience to enrich your knowledge and select a better school for your kid the next year.
After you kid has grown up and he needs to change the school because of subjects or any other reason, do consider this opinion in this matter as well. Always remember that a child spends almost half of his life in his school and the experience he gets from it helps him to evolve as a better person in future. Selecting a right school for him will surely help him in this evolution process and therefore, do take out ample time to select the right school for him and do not hesitate to change school if you do not find it up to the mark.
Degree courses – What’s hot?
Education trends, just like French Roulette ball, keeps changing with time. Long back, there were not much scope for students and most of them either have to choose to become a doctor or an engineer. As time changed, education become more dynamic and lots of other courses started in universities. Now, we have hundreds of courses that range from the obvious to the niche and ultra niche. If you choose the right course, then it will be really helpful for you in making a promising carrier.
What’s hot in carrier?
There are certain evergreen degrees that will never let you down and then there are also some not so popular ones, but they are equally capable of framing a successful carrier. Let us have a look at all of them.
a) Engineer – This is probably the most popular degree all over the world. There are different categories in it and one can become a mechanical engineer or a computer engineer. Apart from these, there are other branches as well but off late, being a software engineer is considered as a sign of successful carrier. About a decade back, computer boom took the market by storm and software become the next big thing and people who opted at being software engineer did very well. That trend exists till toady and is looking good for the future as well.
b) Doctor – Having a medical degree from a reputed university is a good way to start your carrier. Medicines is a large field and there are hundreds of specialization under it, but most promising of them are cardiology (heart) , dental (teeth ) and ophthalmology (eyes). That being said, if you are specialized in any medical field and have good experience in it, then you are most likely to do well in that field irrespective of its popularity.
c) Marketing – One of the degrees that has been always in demand is that in marketing. It’s all about your selling skills and if you are good at it, then you are surely going to make a great carrier out of it. This degree can get you a job but to be successful in marketing is more of a practical experience and rest be assured, one you acquire it, you are here to last because marketing will never ever be out of trend!
There are some good courses available online. These are short term courses and can be done without much time bondage. They are not only a good learning experience, but they also add reputation to your portfolios. However, there are also many courses that are just for the name and a waste of time. If you are sure of what you are doing then there is no problem in enrolling to a course. But if you do not have much idea, then do not just rush at any course because that way you will end up wasting your time and money. A good short term course would be great for you but do proper research before opting for such a course.
Apart from the above, mobile app and fashion industry is in its boom right now and a good degree in any of these can be very helpful in getting the kind of job that you are looking for. At the end of the day, degree has to deliver with your performance and if you can do that, you will surely do well in whichever carrier you opt for.