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: Awa Sangho – Artist, Activist and Global Ambassador
Dec06

The Global Search for Education: Awa Sangho – Artist, Activist and Global Ambassador

“Music is the 100% best medicine for sadness and it helps people find more faith in life. And while feeling sad is a very natural thing, for me as a singer, music is the best healer.” — Awa Sangho Mali-born New York based singer-songwriter Awa Sangho, who will perform at BAM this month, is a rising star on the global music scene. Raised by a grandmother who encouraged her to set her sights high, she has done just that, overcoming...

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The Global Search for Education: Hello Coding – When Did You Get So Cool?
Nov14

The Global Search for Education: Hello Coding – When Did You Get So Cool?

“We specifically write our content using language that even young children can understand.” — Derek Lo Why were 600,000 high-paying tech jobs unfilled in 2015 in the United States alone, or is the better question: Is technology developing faster than humans can learn to handle it? According to the White House, by 2018, 51 percent of STEM jobs will be in computer science-related fields. However, the number of tech employees has not...

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The Global Search for Education: On the Road to 2030 Our Planet Made a Plan
Oct05

The Global Search for Education: On the Road to 2030 Our Planet Made a Plan

“The SDGs are a shared vision of humanity – they are the missing (vision) piece of our globalisation puzzle!” — Thomas Gass In September 2015, 193 countries signed up to support the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals for our planet and the people that live on it. The all-encompassing plan included promises to end poverty, feed everyone, create stability and peace, provide quality education and protect the future of our world. Every...

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Around the World in 30 Days – July 2017
Jul29

Around the World in 30 Days – July 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report “Mastering disciplines, learning to communicate effectively, engaging civilly in discussion and argument—these have and should remain at the forefront of an education,” says Harvard Professor of Cognition and Education, Howard Gardner. America was built with a great vision in mind. From the beginning, the Founding Fathers believed in the importance of education and investment in youth. So...

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The Global Search for Education: How Are We Doing On The Gender Agenda? – Millennials Weigh In
Jul27

The Global Search for Education: How Are We Doing On The Gender Agenda? – Millennials Weigh In

In an interview with CMRubinWorld, Dr. Linda Scott, Emeritus DP World Chair for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, reminds us that the gender gap is everywhere, “real and measurable” and not a “figment of some feminist’s imagination.” The global research confirms that gender inequality “retards economic growth, perpetuates poverty,” and “is bad for families.” It’s long been globally...

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