Free Thinkers: The Beyond 8 Blog

The world we live in today needs more problem-solvers, debaters, critical thinkers and global citizens than it needs convention. At Beyond 8, we want to nurture a generation of children to go against the grain by pushing the boundaries of traditional education. Free Thinkers is an online magazine that puts the spotlight on the latest and greatest in the field of liberal education and beyond. Stay tuned for insights and analysis from the experts and young learners too!

Blog cover

Moving back to India with your teen? Here are 5 things to know

Moving back to India with your family can be an exciting adventure and life-changing one at that.

Aishwarya Muralidhar

Aishwarya Muralidhar

9 July 2021

Blog cover

Competition Vs. collaboration: which will get you further in the future?

What do you think will matter in future jobs - competition or collaboration? Well, if you ask someone who comes from a traditional education background, they will say competition.

Arpit Chhikara

Arpit Chhikara

5 July 2021

Blog cover

The place of pure sciences in liberal education

Do intangible, invisible things matter? If so, how does liberal education celebrate it? Let’s find out!

Pugazh Arasu

Pugazh Arasu

30 June 2021

Blog cover

How do I pick subjects in IGCSE / AS & A Levels? 4 Easy Steps

It is not easy to pick subjects in IGCSE / AS & A levels. That is why we decided to share our 4-step process to guide your decision when it comes to opting for the right set of subjects.

Arpit Chhikara

Arpit Chhikara

17 June 2021

Blog cover

Me Time: a short story by Shreya Balaji

Shreya Balaji is an IGCSE learner at Beyond 8. While she is not in class, this sensitive learner enjoys pursuing her passions in writing poetry, singing, songwriting and playing the ukulele.

Shreya Balaji

Shreya Balaji

15 June 2021

Blog cover

One learner, many passions: Nikita’s journey in multidisciplinary learning

The core of liberal education is multidisciplinary learning. This means thinking in systems and diversities rather than isolation.

Arpit Chhikara

Arpit Chhikara

8 June 2021

Blog cover

Skill Vs Attitude Vs Pedigree: What qualities matter more while hiring new employees?

Pedigree, skill and attitude: ask any business owner who is hiring and these traits are likely to bubble up to the top of the list. What qualities do you look for while hiring a new employee?

Aishwarya Muralidhar

Aishwarya Muralidhar

3 June 2021

Blog cover

How interdisciplinary studies translates to a meaningful career

he getting-ready-for-the-real-world one, should be a parameter worth keeping in mind when deciding for your child's higher education. Liberal education is what the modern economy requires

Arpit Chhikara

Arpit Chhikara

27 May 2021

Blog cover

Applying your liberal education in the real world? Try ‘directness’!

How often do we find that learnings from the classroom translate into something marginally useful in the real world? Are these skills “transferable”?

Pugazh Arasu

Pugazh Arasu

24 May 2021

Subscribe to learn more about liberal education, delivered to your inbox

Learn about Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, & Social Sciences

Beyond 8

Beyond 8 provides transformative pathways for high school learners to pursue the best collegiate liberal education in India & abroad.

© Copyright 2020 Beyond 8. All rights reserved.