The Global Search for Education: Because They Matter
Nov11

The Global Search for Education: Because They Matter

“I want readers to walk away understanding that education requires a holistic approach and should not be solely measured by assessments.” — Nadia Lopez In 2010, Nadia Lopez founded Mott Hall Bridges Academy, a public middle school which is located in Brownsville, one of the poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods in New York City. Nadia’s new book, The Bridge to Brilliance: How One Principal in a Tough...

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Around the World in 30 Days: October 2016
Oct29

Around the World in 30 Days: October 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report What can we learn from the best teaching and learning practices of mathematics around the world? Who was the first woman to run for President of the United States and why is her story still relevant today? While more and more young people achieve higher education degrees, youth unemployment continues to rise – so what are we going to do about it? There is a new House of Books in Kabul...

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The Global Search For Education: Top Global Teachers Focus on Well-Being in School Communities
Oct26

The Global Search For Education: Top Global Teachers Focus on Well-Being in School Communities

How do school communities best support teachers, students and parents in their efforts to promote healthy, happy learners? Is learning more productive in communities that are promoting well-being for all? An OECD/PISA study finds that most teachers and principals “acknowledge that the socio-emotional development of their students is as important as mastery of school subjects. Good teacher-student relations play an important role...

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The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers – Jobs Employment and Education
Oct24

The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers – Jobs Employment and Education

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. Sustainable Development Goal No. 4 advocates for inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all. Youth unemployment continues to grow. An increasing number of people around the world have higher education degrees. Despite this, more than half of the workers are employed...

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The Global Search for Education: Living Happy
Jul14

The Global Search for Education: Living Happy

“Relationships set us apart from Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence computers.  No relations, no humanity, no life, no meaning.” — Sir Anthony Seldon Who among us feels happy? Who among us would like to be happier? Who is responsible for us feeling happy or not? Who believes that we have it in our power to be unbelievably happy? These are all questions Sir Anthony Seldon might ask of the audience in one of his...

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Around the World in 30 Days – June 2016
Jun29

Around the World in 30 Days – June 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report We live in a volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous world, and for those of us passionate about the role of education, events this month were stern reminders of why our work is important. On June 12, the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history took place in a gay night club in Orlando, Florida when American-born Omar Mateen, claiming his allegiance to ISIS, murdered 50 young people in...

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