The Global Search for Education: AI, Algorithms and What Should We All Be Thinking About?
Jan08

The Global Search for Education: AI, Algorithms and What Should We All Be Thinking About?

“Algorithms are as biased as the humans who designed or commissioned them with a certain intention. We should therefore spark an open debate about the goals of software systems with social impact.” — Ralph Müller-Eiselt Biased algorithms are everywhere, so at a critical moment in the evolution of machine learning and AI, why aren’t we talking about the societal issues this poses? In her book, Weapons of Mass Destruction – How Big Data...

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The Global Search for Education: The New Year Resolutions and How We Plan to Achieve Them – Millennials Weigh In
Jan02

The Global Search for Education: The New Year Resolutions and How We Plan to Achieve Them – Millennials Weigh In

Humanity faces a new set of challenges – we need an innovative set of solutions. For over seven years, The Global Search for Education has been focused on how best to equip youth for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. What competencies will young people entering education this coming year need to succeed in a future no one can clearly predict? Ensuring they are employable at the end of the learning journey would be a given, normally....

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Around the World in 30 Days – December 2017
Dec30

Around the World in 30 Days – December 2017

C.M. Rubin’s Global Education Report Whether we like it or not, kids are growing up in a technological environment, and knowing how to make the best use of good tech is a critical part of preparing them for their future lives. Important 21st century skills such as problem solving, communication and creativity can also be improved with the use of great tech. This month our top global teachers share their top tips on which edtech tools...

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The Global Search for Education:  What’s the Roadmap to Universal Health Coverage?
Dec29

The Global Search for Education: What’s the Roadmap to Universal Health Coverage?

At the recent Universal Health Coverage Forum in Tokyo, world leaders gathered to discuss how to make quality health care available for all people (UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 aims to achieve this by 2030). At least half of the world’s population still does not have access to quality essential services to protect and promote health. It is estimated that 800 million people are spending at least 10 percent of their household...

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The Global Search for Education:  Top Teachers Talk Top Tech to Try
Dec28

The Global Search for Education: Top Teachers Talk Top Tech to Try

During the past year, we’ve discussed and debated the pros and cons of using technology in the learning journey. Whether we like it or not, kids are growing up in a technological environment, and knowing how to make the best use of good tech is a critical part of preparing them for their future lives. Important 21st century skills such as problem solving, communication and creativity can also be improved with the use of great tech. So...

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The Global Search for Education: Children Are Stars of Peace
Dec18

The Global Search for Education: Children Are Stars of Peace

“I believe that words, communication, literature and the arts, can promote peace, tolerance and harmony, and bring about a change.” — Ada Aharoni The biggest challenge for humanity in the years ahead just might be coming to grips with the idea that we are all in this together – we are living in a world that’s more interconnected than ever and more competitive than ever. Our most important work, if we are to progress as a healthy,...

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