The Global Search for Education: Meet the Ministers – From Australia – Julia Gillard
Mar17

The Global Search for Education: Meet the Ministers – From Australia – Julia Gillard

“It is not simply enough to pour money into our schools: that money must be demonstrably and successfully put to improving education, including literacy and numeracy standards.” — Julia Gillard Julia Gillard was sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Australia on June 24, 2010 and served in that office until June 27, 2013. As Prime Minister and in her previous role as Deputy Prime Minister, Gillard was...

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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: Mrs. President
Oct14

The Global Search for Education: Mrs. President

“I am struck by the similar epithets that are hurled at Hillary Clinton to those that Woodhull was branded with. She was reviled and called ‘Mrs. Satan.’ They wanted to have her jailed and accused her of being dishonest and a threat to decent society.” —  Victoria Bond In an aria from the new opera Mrs. President, Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States, sings,...

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Around the World in 30 Days – May 2016
May30

Around the World in 30 Days – May 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report “Robots that care for us as we grow old. Cyberattacks against our homes. Extinct animals brought back to life. Ubiquitous sensors eliminating privacy as we now know it. Everybody will have a scandal! In ten years, a small earpiece will whisper what is being said to you in your native language near simultaneously to the foreign language being spoken.” I agree with Alec Ross,...

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Around the World in 30 Days – January 2016
Jan30

Around the World in 30 Days – January 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report What are the biggest trends shaping education? Define learning literacy? How is online education transforming Latin America? Our voices in The Global Search for Education this month, including Thana Faroq, Gabriel Sanchez Zinny, Tracy Burns, Felix Bernstein, Michael Trucano, Jon Harman and Jim Wynn, shared profound insights into the art world, the growing opportunities afforded by new...

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The Global Search for Education: “There is Life Here….”
Jan25

The Global Search for Education: “There is Life Here….”

“In the streets in Yemen where daily life is beyond difficult, I’ve learned about the almost unimaginable capacity for the human spirit to carry on. I’ve learned about resilience and strength.”  —  Thana Faroq And Thana Faroq is proving it to audiences all over the world with her powerful photography. Thana explains that her art allows her “to eliminate ignorance, educate and inspire, even during...

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