Free & Open Education System


Who doesn’t like learning new things? Learning new things is fun, especially on the Internet. The current education system is very bad and marks-oriented. Students are learning for marks and those marks tell everything about them.

Pros of the current education system:

  • Students can be tested
  • Money can be made

Cons of the current education system:

  • Students are forced to learn
  • There are some must-dos
  • Education is being sold
  • Everyone are not getting the quality education
  • Students are getting punished

My proposed form of education will be able to solve some common problems (and will introduce many new).

Summary

The classes should be held online or offline at learning clubs. Everyone can learn whenever they want but should maintain at least 60% attendance. Students will be awarded with certifications if they have completed a course.

Learning Hubs

These are schools where people learn. They must be licensed by the government for certification.

Courses

These are the blocks or units or modules of learning. These are categoried but not limited to age groups. Upon completion of a course, there will be a test and certificate, with a grade, will be issued after it.

Certificates

These certificated are issued by Learning Hubs and are approved by the government. The certificated are awarded to students according to their performance.

This is just a raw outline of my idea. I will modify it later.

Thanks for reading and many thanks if it is UN or President Obama or PM Manmohan Singh or president/PM of any country.

If you have any suggestions, suggest them in the comments below.

Web Design: Desktop Screen Orientation?


Technology had made many things possible. Ten years ago Smart Phones were slide-open and had qwerty key(board)pads. But now, everything changed. We have smart phones that are smarter than us. And they support touch and.. screen orientation.

And the modern web browsers are able to detect when the screen rotates. This is an awesome feature and very helpful for Responsive Web Designers.

But most of the Desktop Web Browsers (as of March 2012) don’t support it. This feature is required in Desktop Web Browsers too. If you are running Windows 7/XP(8?), press Ctrl + Alt + an arrow key. What happened now? Your screen rotated (back to normal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + arrow key up)! So, this works in Desktops too!

There are some browsers that support Device Orientation API for Desktops. So, Web Designers, make use of it!