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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Following the Money in Education Technology

BCG

Social and emotional skills can strengthen the labor force, boost academic performance, and produce long-term benefits such as higher rates of employment and educational attainment. Infographic Monday, June 13, 2016.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

MBO Partners

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.

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.

Educating the Next Analytics "Bilinguals"

Strategy+Business

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

Can Khan Academy Scale to Educate Anyone, Anywhere?

Harvard Business

Khan Academy is an online global education nonprofit launched by Sal Khan with the audacious mission to “provide a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” ” Harvard Business School professor Bill Sahlman discusses his case study of the company after Ginny Lee joins to help balance Khan’s aspirational vision with the short-term need for greater focus and prioritization. Leadership & Managing people Operations Strategy Audio

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

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.

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

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.

Data Was Supposed to Fix the U.S. Education System. Here’s Why It Hasn’t.

Harvard Business

Data Educational Institutions Digital ArticleBetter information doesn’t always lead to better teaching.

Can Khan Academy Scale to Educate Anyone, Anywhere?

Harvard Business

Khan Academy is an online global education nonprofit launched by Sal Khan with the audacious mission to “provide a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” ” Harvard Business School professor Bill Sahlman discusses his case study of the company after Ginny Lee joins to help balance Khan’s aspirational vision with the short-term need for greater focus and prioritization. 30936 105801 7697 110003

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.

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

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.

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.

Lessons From BBC’s Ebola Education Initiative via WhatsApp

Melissa Agnes

A few weeks ago, I wrote about BBC’s WhatsApp strategy for educating West Africans on how to stay healthy when it comes to Ebola. Evaluating BBC’s Ebola education initiative via WhatsApp. Subscribe to BBC’s Ebola education initiative on WhatsApp.

How Pearson Is Reinventing Global Education

Strategy+Business

Pearson is using a small group of people to make education as efficient and accessible as possible

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.

Adapting education to the demands of a rapidly changing economy: An interview with Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley

McKinsey

The head of California Community Colleges discusses partnering with businesses to train and reskill the workforce and his role in reimagining the current education model through online learning. Social Sector Insights

The Best Way To Attract Wealthy Clients Is Education

Henry DeVries

Would you be willing to demand that wealthy prospects pay to take a class held at a university with a 200-page textbook before you would be willing to take them on as a client

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.

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

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