Around the World in 30 Days: February 2017
Feb28

Around the World in 30 Days: February 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education ReportThis month in The Global Search for Education, I had the pleasure of interviewing both the Minister of Education and Culture for Finland, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, and President of the National Center on Education and the Economy in the US, Marc Tucker. Additionally, we asked our Top Global Teacher Bloggers to share their strategies to foster a media literate, truth-seeking, and critically...

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The Global Search for Education: Dear Millennials, It’s Planet Earth Calling!
Feb27

The Global Search for Education: Dear Millennials, It’s Planet Earth Calling!

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. The goals address the needs of people in both developed and developing countries, emphasizing that no one should be left behind. Protecting the Planet is one of the major focuses of these goals. According to the OECD’s research, the growth and prosperity the world has experienced in past decades has “been...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teachers Share Their Solutions On The Fake News Epidemic
Feb24

The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teachers Share Their Solutions On The Fake News Epidemic

Twitter, Facebook and other prominent new social and online media platforms have a very different structure to any free press vehicle we have seen in the modern world. There is no third party editing process by a recognized and respected media brand (which would include fact checking and a professional editorial review). Content “as is” is simply shared among a multitude of users. Respected traditional news outlets have also endured...

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The Global Search for Education: The Future of Education with Marc Tucker
Feb21

The Global Search for Education: The Future of Education with Marc Tucker

“A growing number of other countries are turning out entire high school graduating classes that are much better educated than ours, with much more equity, and they are doing it at a lower cost per student.” — Marc Tucker Fears of rising unemployment fueled by automation of millions of jobs requires more focus on what education is needed to foster the skills and training people need for a future of Artificial Intelligence. How are...

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The Global Search for Education: Meet the Minister – From Finland – Sanni Grahn-Laasonen
Feb08

The Global Search for Education: Meet the Minister – From Finland – Sanni Grahn-Laasonen

“Professional, highly-trained and highly respected teachers are a key factor in our success: teachers have pedagogical autonomy so they decide by themselves which teaching methods and materials they use.” —  Sanni Grahn-Laasonen Sanni Grahn-Laasonen says her country’s vision for education is a nation that is “continuously learning;” Finland wants an education system that gives everyone...

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