Educating the Next Analytics "Bilinguals"

Strategy+Business

A leading business-university partnership is setting standards for graduates fluent in data science and analytics

Education is the answer

Seth Godin Blog

Formal education is a foundation, but lifelong, informal education can transform our lives. And informal education scales. Educated people create other educated people. To earn enrollment in having others join you in a journey of education.

The Importance of Continuing Education for Digital Leaders

Strategy+Business

Keeping up with technology is every executive's job, but it doesn't need to be daunting. Here are three strategies for staying relevant in the digital age

StrengthsFinder Education: Begin to Understand your Strengths

Leadership Vision Consulting

The question was; What do you Teach in your Introductory Education day (Strengths 201)? We begin every engagement with a StrengthsFinder education day we call StrengthsFinder 201. This begins from day one with StrengthsFinder education. Our Strategies Education Theme Print

Hybrid Jobs Call for Hybrid Education

Harvard Business

The right type of education for nurturing this kind of “systems thinking” capacity needs to be both broad and deep; expertise in a single domain won’t suffice. Education Career planning Digital Article

The two fears of voluntary education

Seth Godin Blog

Voluntary education is different from compulsory, the kind we grew up with. When you're the victim/beneficiary of compulsory education, it happens to you. You have little choice. Perhaps you choose to open your mind and do the work, but either way, here it is.

Education Moment: The Man with 26 Million Students

MishTalk

Sims was invited to the World Economic Forum in Davos to talk about online education. Its crazy that two kids could start something in a one-bedroom apartment in California, and educate more people in a weekend than a formal institution could in years," he says. Education is having a moment". Education Moment As I have said on many occasions, the future of education is online and inexpensive.

US Middle-Aged Whites With No College Education Dying at Shocking Rate

MishTalk

The mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than a college education increased markedly between 1999 and 2013, most likely because of problems with legal and illegal drugs, alcohol and suicide, the researchers concluded.

Three more reasons why US education is ready for investment

McKinsey

Shifts in the education landscape are opening doors for investment. Our Insights

Reader asks “Is the Khan Academy’s Free Education Policy Socialistic?” Is Mish a Socialist?

MishTalk

Reader Drew wants to know if the Khan Academy’s free education policy is socialistic. Although unasked, the same question seems … Continue reading → Economics

Strategic Management in 20 Icons

Consultants Mind

Learning Education StrategyThe post Strategic Management in 20 Icons appeared first on Consultant's Mind.

Department of Education Wonders “Why 40% of Student Borrowers Don’t Make Payments”; Blame Bush (Seriously)!

MishTalk

Over 40 percent of those in student loan programs have stopped making payments. Many borrowers have never made any payments. … Continue reading → Economics

Limited, unique & educational

Seth Godin Blog

It snowed last night here, so it must be almost time for the holidays. Some thoughts as you think about holiday gifts for you and the people you care about: There are fewer than 2,000 copies of my huge new collection left. The book weighs 18 pounds , it's 800 pages long and profusely illustrated.

A Tax Plan that Hurts Education Will Hurt U.S. Competitiveness

Harvard Business

congress would put more families in that position, and as a result, make it harder for employers to find educated employees. But by eliminating tax credits for higher education, the plan is more likely to hurt America’s economy. Tucked inside the Senate and House versions of the bill are provisions that would make it substantially harder for low- or middle-class American students to receive post-secondary education. Education matters to our future.

Looking for a Good Education at a Low Price, Perhaps Free? Head to Europe

MishTalk

Tuition rates were always low in Germany, but now the German government fully funds the education of its citizens -- and even of foreigners. In other words: Finland will finance your education, but not your afternoon coffee break. The Norwegian higher education system is similar to the one in the United States: Class sizes are small and professors are easily approachable. Online education ensures that outcome.

In Support of Free Online Education

MishTalk

I have written on numerous occasions that the cost of education in the US is ridiculously high. One solution is affordable online education. Email from Khan Hi Mish As you may know, Khan Academy is a small nonprofit with a big mission: a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. If Everyone Pitched In Yesterday, I received an email from Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy. His motto is " You can learn anything. For Free. For Everyone. Forever.

Thoughts on education and the burgeoning trophy shortage

Seth Godin Blog

Thoughts on education and the burgeoning trophy shortage. My TEDx talk about education. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Thoughts on education and the burgeoning trophy shortage : « Lets start with "sorry" | Main. Seths Blog.Seth Godins riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread. About. Archives. Subscribe. Recent Posts. "Oh, Oh, thats just a hack someone put together.". The sophisticates. Q&A: Purple Cows and commodities. Colors or numbers?

3 Steps to Using Twitter to Educate and Provide Value to Your Clients

Consulting Business

One of the best ways to do this is by educating them. Years … CONTINUE READING » 3 Steps to Using Twitter to Educate and Provide Value to Your Clients is a post from: Business Consulting Buzz. I’m a big believer in giving constant value to my clients.

Davos: Get the skills to be able to change your skills

Consultants Mind

Learning Bain EducationThe post Davos: Get the skills to be able to change your skills appeared first on Consultant's Mind.

The Importance of an Education on the 34 Themes of Strength: Bringing to Life the Themes of Strength

Leadership Vision Consulting

The post The Importance of an Education on the 34 Themes of Strength: Bringing to Life the Themes of Strength appeared first on Leadership Vision.

Compulsory Education is an oxymoron (back-to-school rant)

Seth Godin Blog

Effective education is rarely done TO people. in which I outline how the altMBA and The Marketing Seminar are pioneering changes in adult education. It's done with them. I had my first professional teaching gig forty years ago this summer.

What Colleges Have the Highest Tuition? How To Save $244,000 On Your Education; Avoid the College Debt-Trap

MishTalk

The data is a bit out of date, but the US Department of Education has a College Affordability and Transparency Center where you can see the highest and lowest tuition and net tuition (including aid) of various types of two and four-year colleges. Fast Company also commented on the sad cost situation in How To Save $244,000 On Your Education. You, too, can experience the best that American education has to offer--without enrolling at NYU.

How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analytics

McKinsey

By applying advanced analytics and machine learning, we have identified factors that play a critical role in student achievement. Our Insights

California Judge Rules Tenure Laws Violate Student Rights to an Education

MishTalk

A California judge ruled Tuesday that teacher tenure laws deprived students of their right to an education under the State Constitution and violated their civil rights. The decision, which was enthusiastically endorsed by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, brings a close to the first chapter of the case, Vergara v. The situation violates those students’ constitutional right to an equal education, he determined.

Enabling seamless lifelong learning journeys—the next frontier of digital education

McKinsey

In emerging markets, the digital transformation of education is gaining traction, and all stakeholders can benefit if they seize new opportunities for collaboration. Our Insights

Technology: At the Intersection of Business, Healthcare, Education, and Individual Growth

1 to 1

Technology is increasingly earning a place in every aspect of our lives--from conducting routine tasks like creating shopping lists to helping to transform our lifestyles, health, and mindsets. There’s more… To read the rest of this blog posting click here or visit www.1to1Media.com/weblog. Customer Engagement Customer Experience Customer Loyalty Customer Strategy Customer Service Marketing donpeppers technologyinnovations technologyofus teletech

Money as Communication: A Purposely "Non-Educational" Fallacious Video by the Atlanta Fed

MishTalk

Attendees and their significant others can expect an educational, fun, and relaxed time. The " macroblog " by the Atlanta Fed is promoting the concept of Money as Communication. Let''s take a look.

Chicago Board of Education Yanks $875 Million Bond Sale Over 7.75% Yield; Five Questions for Chicago

MishTalk

On Wednesday, the Chicago Board of education pulled the plug on a proposed $875 Million Bond Sale. Facing hefty yields, the financially ailing Chicago Public Schools (CPS) postponed Wednesday's planned $875 million bond sale and will evaluate the timing on a day-to-day basis, a school official said. The nation's third-largest public school system is struggling with a structural budget deficit of at least $1 billion.

Shaking up the leadership model in higher education

McKinsey

Economic pressures, digital disruption, and rising job complexity are prompting universities to seek more “outsider” leaders for their top jobs. Our Insights

Consultant’s gripe: US education is a mess

Consultants Mind

Many of my friends have school-age children and they worry about their kid’s education. US public education is a mess. There is a world-full of hyper-motivated kids out there who have the democratized educational tools to learn, and pull themselves out of ignorance and poverty.

Attend a Leadership Vision Preview on March 30th in Minneapolis

Leadership Vision Consulting

Our Work Education For Teams Individuals Leadership Vision Preview ExperienceDo you have employees in your organization who have taken the StrengthsFinder assessment? Perhaps, you have taken the assessment organization-wide and you are wondering what to do next?

Ominous Looking Picture in Healthcare and Education Jobs

MishTalk

Month in, month out, recession or not, there has been a strong uptick in the number of healthcare and education jobs. Education and Health Services Employment 1990-Present It''s hard to tell much from that picture other than things look very rosy.

Are we less willing to listen to experts who disagree with our world view?

Consultants Mind

Consultant bias Education expertiseYes, I think so, and that’s a bad sign. I saw this book at the library and was intrigued by the cryptic title: Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters (affiliate link), by Tom Nichols. I flipped through the book and immediately landed on this high-powered statement: “The issue… Read More » The post Are we less willing to listen to experts who disagree with our world view?

The Future of MBA Education

Harvard Business

Scott DeRue, the dean of University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, says the old model of business school education is gone. DeRue discusses how the perceived value of an MBA education is changing in the digital era, and how MBA programs are innovating in response to individual and company demands. It’s no longer good enough to sequester yourself on campus for two years before heading out into the world of commerce.

The Essential To-Do List for New Leaders - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM KELLOGG EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Harvard Business

” Read more from Kellogg Executive Education: How “Brainwriting” Can Get Better Ideas Out of Your Team. With Kellogg’s Executive Education Program. Don’t just lead your people— empower them for performance with Kellogg Executive Education. By Karen Cates, Adjunct Professor at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Lifelong Learning Is Good for Your Health, Your Wallet, and Your Social Life

Harvard Business

And almost all of us have limits on our time and finances — due to kids, social organizations, work, and more — that make additional formal education impractical or impossible. The next time you’re tempted to put learning on the back burner, remember a few points: Educational investments are an economic imperative. The links between formal education and lifetime earnings are well-studied and substantial. Education Managing yourself Health Digital Article

Study 40

What helps kids really learn

LSA Global

VICKI: Several episodes back, one of our educators (see Dan Meyer www.coolcatteacher.com/e69 ) just went on and on about Andrew Stadel @ mr_stadel. The same kind of goes in education. As educators, we could all sit around and joke like – you know, you hear it coming.

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What to Do When You Have a Dysfunctional Team Member - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM KELLOGG EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Harvard Business

Read more from Kellogg Executive Education: How “Brainwriting” Can Get Better Ideas Out of Your Team. With Kellogg’s Executive Education Program. Be a team player: let Kellogg Executive Education teach you to be a better team member and leader. By Leigh Thompson, J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Can You Be a Great Leader Without Technical Expertise?

Harvard Business

There is a broad assumption in society and in education that the skills you need to be a leader are more or less transferable. Over the last year, I’ve been working with a group at the University of Texas thinking about what leadership education would look like for our students. There is broad consensus across many schools that teach leadership education about the core elements of what leaders need to know. Leadership Business education Digital Article

Research: Want More Entrepreneurs? Make College Cheaper

Harvard Business

Is starting a business really worth jeopardizing your child’s education? Olds suggests that “the rising cost of higher education may be partially responsible for the decline in new business starts in the U.S.” Education Entrepreneurship Economy Digital Article