Around the World in 30 Days – May 2017
May30

Around the World in 30 Days – May 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. Ongoing rapid technological advancements continue to change our world. What competencies will young people need to succeed 5, 10, or 25 years from now? This month we invited Justine...

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The Global Search for Education: Is Your 15-Year-Old Financially Literate?
May24

The Global Search for Education: Is Your 15-Year-Old Financially Literate?

“The more that financial education initiatives are developed, both in and outside of school, the more important it is for governments and other stakeholders to evaluate and prioritize such initiatives and to scale and spread good practice.” — Andreas Schleicher To thrive in today’s innovation-driven economy, students need a different mix of skills than in the past. Experts believe that educating kids to be financially literate and...

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The Global Search for Education: Dear Parents, Our Global Teachers Have Important Tips!
May23

The Global Search for Education: Dear Parents, Our Global Teachers Have Important Tips!

    In a technology driven, infinitely connected world, the roles of teachers and parents in the learning process are changing. Good communication is arguably more important than ever before. A teacher parent relationship that’s in sync is the best way to create a positive experience and learning environment for each student. So how do teachers around the world manage these relationships, and specifically what are their top...

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The Global Search for Education: Meet the Ministers – From Scotland – John Swinney
May09

The Global Search for Education: Meet the Ministers – From Scotland – John Swinney

  “My role is to ensure that every child and young person in Scotland gets the best education and the same opportunity to succeed, irrespective of their background.”— John Swinney Prior to his election as Westminster MP for North Tayside in 1997, John Swinney held a number of posts in the Scottish National Party (SNP) at local and national level. In 1999, he became Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for Tayside North,...

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Around the World in 30 Days: April 2017
Apr30

Around the World in 30 Days: April 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report Innovation guru Clay Christensen has his eyes on Parenting. In a revealing interview with CMRubinWorld this month, Christensen argues that outsourcing work as significant as parenting can be very costly in the long run. “A good life is not one that is free from struggle, but one in which people have the tools to overcome what life throws at them. By that logic, a good parent is one who...

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The Global Search for Education:  Hey Millennials – Are You Loving the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
Apr28

The Global Search for Education: Hey Millennials – Are You Loving the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

It’s called the economy of life-long learning – aka the digital age, aka the fourth industrial revolution. And we’re just at the beginning. Newer and newer technologies are creating accelerating changes impacting the way we live, work, produce and consume. Within the next decade, it is expected that more than a trillion sensors will be connected to the Internet. By 2025, 10% of people will be wearing clothes...

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