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A Beginner’s Guide to IELTS: Everything you need to know about the exam

English is one of the most widely spoken languages globally and is used widely across different industries, academic spaces, and common markets. Therefore, proficiency in the English language can ensure you can accomplish basic tasks, including reading this article! Many English-speaking countries often require foreign students and aspiring professionals to prove that they are proficient in English. The proof is usually in the form of an acceptable score in an English language testing qualification. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination is among the most popular English language proficiency exams. IDP, a common IELTS exam provider, estimates that more than 3 million people take the test every year for study, work, or migration to certain foreign countries. Additionally, an IELTS score is recognised by more than 10,000 academic or professional associations across 140 countries. Therefore, preparing well for your IELTS exam can be the first step towards bright career prospects. Read ahead to learn everything you need to know for your IELTS exam preparation.

4 Effective study tips for your online learning

The pandemic has resulted in a dramatic shift from conventional classroom teaching to online learning globally, including in the country of Singapore. As per Statista.com data, August 2020 saw students in Singapore consuming at least 1-2 hours of online learning content per week. Online learning is already a big part of Singapore’s education sector. The Insight Partners research reveals that the country’s e-learning market was valued at $792.97 million in 2019. The figure is expected to reach a whopping $2,228.74 million by 2027. Online learning provides a myriad of advantages that aren’t possible in a traditional setup, primarily—flexibility and accessibility. However, you might face some initial hiccups, especially if you are new to the format. Whether you have shifted to digital learning for the first time or want to improve your productivity online, there are plenty of ways to maximise the benefits of this format. Read ahead to get some effective study tips and strategies to help you make the most out of your online learning sessions.

Should you choose a Master of International Business or an MBA in International Business?

An international business degree can help you expand your career prospects across different countries and expose you to the relevant skills required for a global career. Today, renowned universities offer diverse programmes like a master’s in international business (MIB) or an MBA in international business. The question remains: Which international business programme will suit your professional aspirations better? To an untrained eye, both degrees might seem the same. However, there are distinct differences between the two programmes. Struggling to decide which path to take in the MIB vs MBA debate? Read this blog to find out the difference between the two qualifications.

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How to plan your career after graduation?

Job hunting and career planning for graduates today have changed considerably compared to their parent’s generation. Young professionals now start…

5 Benefits of a part-time degree

Before enrolling for any course, the first thing that you would do is study the market and understand the value…

4 Top Benefits of Diploma Courses

The choice between whether to study diplomas or university qualifications can be a confusing one. However, diploma courses can be…

The Importance of Reskilling in a Post-COVID-19 World

The recent pandemic has changed the way organisations and businesses work. The industry impact of current events has made one…

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