Making the “Learning Generation” a Reality: Let’s Act on the Education Commission Report ( NORRAG NEWSBite )
By Baela Raza Jamil, Commissioner for the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (The Education Commission).
Alibaba Executive Chairman and Commissioner Jack Ma convenes the inaugural Xin Philanthropy Conference in Hangzhou, China to discuss, among other topics, moving toward global education. Joining Mr. Ma will be Commission Chair Gordon Brown who will speak at a plenary session and on the education panel.
Advocating for a global education ecosystem “comprised of new partnerships between bilateral and multilateral donors, the philanthropic community, and global organizations” is Wendy Kopp, the CEO and Co-Founder of Teach For All and Founder of Teach For America.
Speaking with Devex, Commissioner Julia Gillard discusses the excitement around a “new information and data journey” and the need to expand education access and quality.
Following the International Conference on More and Better Investment in Global Education in Seoul, Korea, two Education Commissioners had the privilege of seeing firsthand the incredible work taking place at Mirim Meister High School.
As part of Handicap International’s consultation report, Julia McGeown and Colin Low make the case for optimizing the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the classroom to help empower learners with disabilities.
Fred Singer, CEO of Echo360 – a student engagement platform used by over 3 million students across the world – tells us about education transformations already underway and others to expect in the future. From the ‘Fitbit’ awareness paradigm to predictive analytics, read about the important trends to watch in the ‘Third Wave’ of education.
Commissioner Amel Karboul explores the teacher versus technology debate and how best to “harness technology to transform the role of the teacher, and thus transform learning.”
Commissioner Anant Agarwal identifies five advancements critical to making online learning more valuable and available to global learners