I recollect my father telling me, when I asked him to buy me something, ‘if you want it, try and make it yourself’. Entrepreneurship to me is developing solutions and is problem-oriented; however, running a business is selling to make a profit and is product-oriented.
Football is more than just a game. To us, football is a friend. Everyone up here today can say with certainty, that they have developed because of it.
Over 1500 students representing 30 different countries from schools all over the world met in Manila to vie for a coveted slot in the World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions, which will be held at Yale University in the U.S. early in November. The Manila Round was the last regional competition prior to the finals, following earlier rounds in Beijing, Durban, Amsterdam, Astana (in Kazakhstan), and Sydney.
KIS alumni always make us proud. Spread across the globe, they are creating changes in their communities in their special ways. KIS would like to celebrate and share with you the recent achievements and recognition received by some of our alumni, in their chosen fields.
David believes that robotics is one of the main productivity drivers for economies today and allows individuals to enjoy a higher standard of living. Although critics might say that robots are replacing much of our skilled workforce, instead, David believes, that we still need Engineers to build those machines for the future.
As young learners and the leaders of tomorrow, it is important for us to think about how we acquire our knowledge, and the possible hurdles in doing so. The 10-minute presentation for TOK focuses on one knowledge question.