Monday, June 30, 2014

Jim Rogers on the Asian education and his daughters

This is the asian century whether we like it or not, there will be plenty of setbacks just like in the America, just like in the UK. I want to prepare my children for the 21st century. I want to give them any legs up I can. Its not going to make them successful because they know Asia or know Mandarin, but it will give them a few advantages. 

The Asian nations come out in top on all national educations in International tests. United States is not even in the top 20, so I wanted them [my daughters] to have demanding, rigorous advanced education. I got to tell you its unbelievable how demanding, rigorous, advanced education. Its much more than I expected, my daughters have more homework in 2 or 3 years, than I have had in 12 in the US. I see what they are doing. I can see why the Asians come out of top in tests. She is certainly a learning work ethic if nothing else.

Jim Rogers is a smart investor who co-founded the Quantum Fund with George Soros in 1973. By 1983 the fund gained more than 4000 percent.