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Education Reform

Thanks to Next School for the video The Answer is 42 or is it? I have been writing about the problems with education for more than three years. When I first started posting people thought I was completely wrong - now three years later much of the world...

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Your college degree is useless

With thanks to Isaac Moorehouse Praxis That's a pretty strong statement to make and perhaps it is not surprising that the man making it is the CEO of a west coast computer software company, Praxis.  When you read the article below heretical as is it seems to be it...

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Cisco – The Learning Society

'Learning is critical to the future of our world and yet our current education systems are facing unprecedented challenges. I believe that the effectiveness of how the world achieves genuine lifelong learning is reliant, to a substantial degree, on how well we harness...

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A New Conversation – The 157 Group

  'As a nation, we need economic growth to assure our future prosperity, but employers across the country persistently report that progress is held back because of skills shortages and gaps. Employers cannot exploit the benefits of the economic upturn without a...

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McKinsey – Education to Employment

'Worldwide, young people are three times more likely than their parents to be out of work. In Greece, Spain, and South Africa, more than half of young people are unemployed, and jobless levels of 25 percent or more are common in Europe, the Middle East, and Northern...

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