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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Around the World in 30 Days: March 2017
Mar30

Around the World in 30 Days: March 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report In her interview with CMRubinWorld this month, Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia, speaks about the troubling trends in world politics: “We have seen strong anti-globalization sentiment worldwide,” and how to address them: “Globalization has exposed students to a far greater range of ideas, cultures, languages, places and ideologies than ever before. Knowing how to...

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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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