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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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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