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

COVID-19 and US higher education enrollment: Preparing leaders for fall

McKinsey

Higher education leaders are concerned about what will happen in the fall; our latest survey insights can help. A college’s first-year class helps define the student experience and heavily influences the institution’s finances.

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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.

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! This is a guest post from Sarah Smith.

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.

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

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.

How AI and Data Could Personalize Higher Education

Harvard Business

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

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

How Companies and Governments Can Advance Employee Education

Harvard Business

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

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.

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.

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.

Building operational excellence in higher education

McKinsey

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Three more reasons why US education is ready for investment

McKinsey

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

Improved Education Through Technology – A Rotary Project

Martinka Consulting

The post Improved Education Through Technology – A Rotary Project appeared first on Martinka Consulting. Uncategorized Video Podcasts

Improved Education = More and Better Employees

Martinka Consulting

The post Improved Education = More and Better Employees appeared first on Martinka Consulting. Increasing Value Video Podcasts

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

How the Value of Educational Credentials Is and Isn’t Changing

Harvard Business

Business education Developing employees Technology Digital ArticleDegrees still matter, but online programs are playing a complementary role.

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

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

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

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

Educating the Next Analytics "Bilinguals"

Strategy+Business

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

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.