Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

Our teammate and Events Director, Al Thomas , a former principal himself, ran the Education Leaders Network Playground, which featured 28 sessions for leaders by leaders, and one session in particular stood out when we talked about it… a session called Leading EdTech Initiatives for Social Good by Jennifer Williams , author of Teach Boldly. But the planet will need all hands on deck, especially in countries where educators have the resources that allow them to be reading this post.

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

Edsurge

Some of the conclusions may not come as a surprise in the Omidyar Network’s report on what works in scaling education technology in different regions worldwide. Governments, educators, advocacy groups and companies large and small need to work better together. By many measures, the country’s education technology ecosystem is small. And yet, Chilean education expenditure as a percent of GDP (5.35 Education Technology Policy & Government Interoperability Startup

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Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

It’s one example of the many ways that California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. But California, with a higher education budget for 2019-2020 of $18.5 billion, is bucking a national trend — most other states are continuing to reduce, not increase, their higher education budgets. And that dream has been fading,” said David Chiu, a member of the State Assembly from San Francisco who is active in education issues.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! This is an amazing and free online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world. The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. The hidden treasure of the Global Education Conference is volunteering--you will love it!

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

Yet throughout India, a number of digital initiatives are underway aimed at improving education in areas that lack sufficient trained and experienced teachers. billion population is under 25, will need some three million new primary school teachers by 2030. Many believe it has to do with both the huge population of India, the country’s many education needs and its chronic shortage of qualified teachers. Aarushi Prabhakar, an education specialist at Mindspark.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. But for now, here are a couple of education-related stories: one from Education Week and from Edsurge. Board of Education and it barely registered as a story. ” More via The Chronicle of Higher Education.

10 years later, goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

The Hechinger Report

That would help return the United States to first in the world in the proportion of its population with the credentials needed to sustain an economy increasingly dependent on highly educated workers. Time and again, when we placed our bet for the future on education, we have prospered as a result,” Obama said in announcing his American Graduation Initiative. Department of Education reports. Ted Mitchell, undersecretary of education in the Obama administration.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Global Education Leadership Week (GLW) is a week-long celebration of leadership through global action in K-20 education, taking place this week, April 24 - 28, 2017, and organized by the Global Education Conference (GEC) Network. GLW presents opportunities for educators and organizations to learn from one another and share effective leadership principles, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age.