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One Good Question with Susan Patrick: What students (and schools) can do if we stop ranking them

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Accountability / Agency / Eisenhower Fellowship / International Education / One Good Question / School Design

This is the first of two interviews with Susan Patrick for the series “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? From a student-centered perspective, what are the investments being made in the learning environments? In a rapidly changing world, […]

One Good Question with Aylon Samouha: Is there a silver bullet for the future of “school”?

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Agency / Education Equity / One Good Question / School Design

This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? Thankfully, there is a lot of investment in education, both public and philanthropic dollars.  The […]

When women succeed, the world succeeds. #IWD2016

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Agency / Equity / One Good Question / Questions

In honor of International Women’s Day/ Journée des Droits des Femmes, a look back at  Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s talk “When women succeed, the world succeeds.” We need to get decision makers to stop seeing women as the problem or charity case. We will not overcome inequality or poverty or sustainable peace if we do not improve the lives of women. There are only 20 women heads of state in the world. if we had more female […]

One Good Question with Vania Masias: How to disrupt the victim mentality when investing in youth agency

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Agency / Eisenhower Fellowship / informal education / International Education / One Good Question

This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? One of my dreams is that our methodology through arts becomes public policy in the […]