Around the World in 30 Days: November 2016
Nov30

Around the World in 30 Days: November 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report Americans chose to elect a billionaire businessman, an outsider with no government experience, over Hillary Clinton, the candidate of the establishment. What economic and social forces might have prompted this upset in the US Election 2016? And what might we imagine are the implications of these pressures? Additionally, what did we all learn about the virtues – Truth, Beauty and...

Read More
The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers – What Next After Brexit and the US Election?
Nov20

The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers – What Next After Brexit and the US Election?

The U.K. citizens’ surprising approval of the Brexit referendum last June and the even more surprising U.S. election of Donald Trump as president on November 8 shook the world. Americans chose to elect a billionaire businessman, an outsider with no government experience, over Hillary Clinton, the candidate of the establishment. What economic and social forces might have prompted this upset? And what might we imagine are the...

Read More
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...

Read More
The Global Search for Education: Trends
Jan18

The Global Search for Education: Trends

“There is a lot of pressure placed on education to act as one of the major levers to reduce inequality, but it cannot act alone.”  — Tracey Burns Trends Shaping Education 2016 is a new and updated OECD work which looks at major social, demographic, economic and technological trends affecting the future of education. The first edition of the book was published in 2008 and two subsequent editions were published in 2010...

Read More
Around the World in 30 Days – August 2015
Aug30

Around the World in 30 Days – August 2015

  C. M. Rubin’s global education report In August, global collaboration and cooperation was a recurrent theme in The Global Search for Education stories and interviews. I talked to the CEO of Edmodo, a leading innovator in K-12 blended learning, about how teachers, learning platforms, software, parents, and students across the globe can work together in new ways thanks to digital technology. And I caught up with...

Read More
The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs – What are the best ways parents can help teachers and that teachers can help parents?
Aug25

The Global Search for Education: Our Top 12 Global Teacher Blogs – What are the best ways parents can help teachers and that teachers can help parents?

It’s Back to School time! In efforts to help their children and their schools succeed in the next academic year, millions of parents around the world are already involved in school foundations or PTA’s to support teachers and administrators with their critical work of educating a fresh set of young minds. I vividly remember my own head of school reminding me as a parent that the learning journey is a partnership between us...

Read More