LAUNCH OF THE FRANCHISE QUALITY MARK (FQM) BY SINGAPORE FRANCHISE TRAINING SCHOOL (SFTS) AND SUPPORTED BY ASTREEM CONSULTING Singapore Franchise Training School (SFTS) has launched the Franchise Quality Mark (FQM), a seal of quality awarded to franchisors after being assessed and evaluated based on a set of Franchise Management Excellence Criteria. It is the first […]
After completing his B.E. (Bachelors of Engineering) from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi, India, Amol Arora pursued his MBA from the University of California, Irvine Campus, USA, where he was offered a faculty scholarship with an assistantship. Stemming from this, Amol became a Post Graduate/Doctoral Researcher in Educational Leadership & Management from the University of […]

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The success of a growing number of countries around the world with agrivoltaic technology, or locating solar panels on farms, a topic I have written about before, suggests this could be a win-win formula, particularly for the developing world. “Harvesting the sun twice”, a €1.6 million research project by the University of Sheffield in East Africa, has made great […]


The Industrial model of education that fueled the modern era and its dizzying reach did its job incredibly well. Its prime accomplishment was the expansion of our ability to abstract the world. Until then, pragmatism reigned, limiting most people’s thoughts and interactions primarily because we lacked the tools to extrapolate information, to wield it for things that lay beyond obvious […]
I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]


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