The Global Search for Education: Jobsolescence – A Conversation with USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson
Sep05

The Global Search for Education: Jobsolescence – A Conversation with USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson

“I think the guiding principle for government should be to protect and enable/retrain the worker, not protect the job. Policy makers and educators should focus on making sure that workers are as equipped as possible to transition to new opportunities…” — Peter Robinson A recent OECD report finds that low and middle income earners have seen their wages stagnate and that the income share of middle-skilled jobs has fallen. Rising...

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Around the World in 30 Days – August 2017
Aug31

Around the World in 30 Days – August 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report If the world’s teachers were calling the shots on content in curriculum, what would they change? This month our world-renowned educators had their say. “Yes, the world is changing. I would say shrinking day by day,” writes teacher Rashmi Kathuria from India, who believes “the entire education system needs revamping. We need to develop a generation of critical thinkers, collaborators,...

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The Global Search for Education: Lessons in Happiness from our Global Millennials
Aug30

The Global Search for Education: Lessons in Happiness from our Global Millennials

What can Millennials teach everyone else about happiness? The Happify study concluded that some Millennials place far too much emphasis on work as the key to their happiness. The Millennial Bloggers are based all over the world. They are innovators in entrepreneurship, journalism, education, entertainment, health and well-being and academic scholarship. This month we asked them to share their lessons in life and the pursuit of...

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The Global Search for Education: Re-imagining Learning on July 4th with Dr. Howard Gardner
Jul02

The Global Search for Education: Re-imagining Learning on July 4th with Dr. Howard Gardner

“As long as young people have access to institutions and experiences that intrigue them (for example, children’s museums, travels to interesting sites) and are in regular contact with individuals who themselves are curious—and don’t take things on faith or for granted or are cynical about everything— the kids will be fine.” — Howard Gardner “Mastering disciplines, learning to communicate effectively, engaging civilly in discussion and...

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Around the World in 30 Days – June 2017
Jun30

Around the World in 30 Days – June 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report CMRubinWorld’s mission for over 7 years has been to ask the important questions about learning, share the most innovative ideas and be a bridge builder between the past and the future of global education. What About Those Jobs in the Rustbelt, Mr. President? This month economist Harry Holzer explained that “less-educated Americans, particularly men with high school or less education, were...

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The Global Search for Education: “Jobsolescence” – Does Charles Fadel Have the Answers?
Jun20

The Global Search for Education: “Jobsolescence” – Does Charles Fadel Have the Answers?

“We need courageous cathedral builders! We also need to address traditional experts’ biases clinging to their narrow domains, parents’ old personal experiences biasing their views, and teachers’ and administrators’ lack of training and leadership, respectively.” — Charles Fadel All around us we are witnessing disruptive automation that is changing lives and taking away the jobs many have relied on to make a living. According to a...

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