A Little Education

Alan Weiss

If your proposal isn’t accepted, ask the buyer: “What could I have done better or differently to have been successful in working with you?” ” If you find a pattern, you’ll know what you have to change. However, do the same with a winning proposal: “What was the key for you in deciding to work with me?” ” That pattern will tell you what you need to ensure you do every time. Business of Consulting

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Strategic Planning and Management Insights

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From education to learning

Seth Godin Blog

Education is the hustle for a credential. An institution can educate you. It exchanges compliance for certification. Learning can’t be done to you. It is a choice and it requires active participation, not simple adherence to metrics.

New global data reveal education technology’s impact on learning

McKinsey

The use of technology in education has become a lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic. As students return to the classroom, school systems must carefully consider the longer-term role of technology. Social Sector Insights

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

A case study in social change through education: Fogarty EDvance

McKinsey

One nonprofit is improving education in socially disadvantaged communities in Western Australia. The lessons it has learned may help other schools succeed on the path to educational equality.

Coronavirus: How should US higher education plan for an uncertain future?

McKinsey

With American campuses largely empty of students, higher-education leaders need to shift their thinking to what happens next. Public Sector Insights

An interview with former Peruvian Minister of Education Jaime Saavedra

McKinsey

Jaime Saavedra came from the World Bank to lead the Education Ministry in his native country of Peru with a commitment to improve quality across the public education system. Social Sector Insights

Bringing major improvements to education in Colombia

McKinsey

Over the course of her eight-year tenure as Colombia’s minister of education, Cecilia María Vélez White oversaw a massive overhaul of the country’s approach to student enrollment and achievement. Social Sector Insights

Getting the next phase of remote learning right in higher education

McKinsey

Because of the coronavirus, American colleges and universities are entering new educational territory. Here are some practical ways to deliver excellence. Public Sector Insights

Building operational excellence in higher education

McKinsey

The example of one university shows the potential value in transforming administrative operations. Social Sector Insights

Why Skills Training Can’t Replace Higher Education

Harvard Business

Education Developing employees Educational Institutions Digital ArticleIt’s a disservice to students and civil society.

Seeing Africa’s potential in tech, talent, and education

McKinsey

People in Africa are interested in the same technological and educational opportunities as elsewhere in the world, and the opportunities are extraordinary. Middle East and Africa

The Psychology Behind Marketing Online Education

Tom Spencer

No one decides on an online education based on a single advertisement or one aspect of a website. Prospective students want the “pleasure” of a great education and the opportunities it affords, but also wish to avoid the “pain” of failing! Innovation Economics innovation marketing online education online marketingThis is a guest post from Sarah Smith. How do people decide which online university will meet their needs?

Education reform in Norway: Looking beyond politics to bring sustained change

McKinsey

Education policy in Norway has been shaped by data more than by doctrine. As a result, education reforms in the country have been supported by various governments across a broad political spectrum for more than a decade. Social Sector Insights

Integrating the Science of How We Learn into Education Technology

Harvard Business

Education Technology Educational Institutions Digital ArticleStudents learn best when they aren’t challenged too much or too little.

Pivoting the education matrix

Seth Godin Blog

My guess is that most parents and educators are afraid to even discuss the topic. For the longest time, school has been organized around subjects. Fifth graders go to math class and then English class and then geography. Mostly, those classes don’t teach what they say they teach. Sure, there are some facts, but mostly it’s the methods of instruction that are on offer. School usually has a different flavor than learning.

Three more reasons why US education is ready for investment

McKinsey

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

How higher-education institutions can transform themselves using advanced analytics

McKinsey

Many college and university leaders remain unsure of how to incorporate analytics into their operations. What really works? Social Sector Insights

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. The standards go up when education is present, because the cost of being the least educated person in your tribe is high. Education, on the other hand, involves enrollment, and volunteers in search of answers can learn quickly.

How AI and Data Could Personalize Higher Education

Harvard Business

Education Technology Educational Institutions Digital ArticleStudents learn better when learning is tailored to them.

The leerKRACHT foundation: Continuous improvement in Dutch education

McKinsey

Jaap Versfelt, former senior partner at McKinsey and founder of the leerKRACHT foundation, explains how he’s creating a culture of continuous improvement in schools across the Netherlands. Social Sector Insights

How Companies and Governments Can Advance Employee Education

Harvard Business

Education Business education Technology Digital ArticleAdvice for organizers, speakers, and attendees.

Beyond the Industrial Revolution education model: Sal Khan on training and skills in the 21st century

McKinsey

The founder of online-learning not-for-profit Khan Academy shares what an era of automation and artificial intelligence means for education. Future of Work

Education needs to be inconvenient

Seth Godin Blog

It turns out that the quest for convenience also drives many of the choices we make about education. And it’s more convenient to imagine that continuing education for adults might involve reading a summary of something instead of actually doing it.

6 Reasons Why Higher Education Needs to Be Disrupted

Harvard Business

Education Disruptive innovation Educational Institutions Digital ArticleSuccess shouldn’t depend on an expensive degree.

Coronavirus and the campus: How can US higher education organize to respond?

McKinsey

Although most students have gone home, colleges and universities still have decisions to make. An integrated nerve center can help. Public Sector Insights

The role of education in AI (and vice versa)

McKinsey

Princeton’s head of computer science, Jennifer Rexford, explains how artificial intelligence is set to change not only what teachers teach but how they teach. Artificial Intelligence

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

Improved Education Through Technology – A Rotary Project

Martinka Consulting

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Improved Education = More and Better Employees

Martinka Consulting

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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. We will not be printing any more, that's all there are. All the copies are currently on container ships and on their way to our fulfillment house.

10 Most Popular Personalized Learning Blog Posts of 2017 from Education Elements

Education Elements

We are continually inspired and encouraged by the leadership and innovation we see from administrators and educators everywhere, and make an ongoing effort to honor and reflect this on the B.Y.O.T. Personalized Learning Blended Learning Education Elements CBEWhen we started the Bring Your Own Thoughts blog our goal was simple: write good stuff to help good people do good things for kids. And so far, it's been working.

Do Universities Need 2U to Create Digital Education?

Harvard Business

Education Growth strategy Strategy execution Audio2U, an online program management provider, believed it was the strongest partner to enable the digital transformation of universities by allowing them to offer a variety of courses to a new student profile.

Americans Are Having Fewer Kids. What Will That Mean for Higher Education?

Harvard Business

Demographics Education Educational Institutions Digital ArticleAs the number of prospective students declines, universities will have to adapt.