Category: education

Devin Gaines earned 5 bachelor degrees with honors simultaneously at the University of Connecticut, averaging 24 credits a semester and 3 hours of sleep a night. He drowned in 2007 because he didn’t know how to swim.

The Aztec Empire is one of the first societies in which all the children irrespective of class or gender were required to have an education.

Early coffee shops in England were frequented by students, philosophers, and other intellectuals who engaged in reasoned debate on the latest issues of the day. The shops charge a penny for admission and were dubbed “Penny Universities” for the alternative form of education they offered.

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In Norway, it takes 3 years of higher education at a university college to become a police officer. The course focuses on classroom theory for the first year, field training in the second, and an integration of theory and practice in the third.

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