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What Will My New Grandchild Have Learned by 2030?

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Equinox Summit: Learning 2030 focuses on the future of high school education, a future that will be influenced by the wider landscape of education issues; from informal to formal education, primary to post-secondary. In this Learning 2030 Blog entry, explore what a leader... more

‘Animating’ a Level Playing Field in Science Education

Monday, August 19, 2013

Equinox Summit: Learning 2030 focuses on the future of high school education, a future that will be influenced by the wider landscape of education issues; from informal to formal education, primary to post-secondary. In this Learning 2030 Blog entry, explore how, from a very young age, media... more

Understanding Canada’s Skills Gap

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

by John Kershaw, Learning 2030 Advisor (Image © Auburn Alumni Association) Canada has one of the best public education systems in the world. Why, then, do we have a skills gap issue in this country?  And what is the relevance for WGSI's upcoming Learning... more

Post High School Roadblock? The UK’s Great University Gamble

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Equinox Summit: Learning 2030 focuses on the future of high school education, a future that will be influenced by the wider landscape of education issues; from informal to formal education, primary to post-secondary. In this Learning 2030 Blog entry, explore the... more

The High School of 2030 MUST Be Built From the Ground Up

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

  by Dr. Guy Claxton, Learning 2030 Advisor I may have missed something, but I believe that the necessary starting point for thinking about the school of the future can’t be to tinker 'away from' what we have. We need a clear vision of what young people want (and... more

Are Student-Run Schools the Way to Go?

Thursday, July 25, 2013

by Samuel Levin, member of the Learning 2030 Forum Three years ago I designed and implemented a school-within-a-school at my public high school in Western Massachusetts. We called it The Independent Project. This school within a school was entirely run by its students. The pilot edition... more

Fixing a Learning Disconnect in the Digital Age

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

by Dr. Kristiina Kumpulainen, Learning 2030 Blog Contributor The relationship between in-school and out-of-school learning has been the source of robust scholarship since the early 20th century. One conclusion that has been drawn from many of the studies of formal and informal learning is that... more

Are Private Schools the Developing World’s Learning Solution?

Thursday, July 4, 2013

by Dr. Pauline Dixon, Learning 2030 Advisor For more than a decade, I’ve been meeting illiterate parents living in states of poverty you couldn’t imagine unless you’ve experienced it. All of them have something in common.  No, it isn’t their inability... more

Equinox Quorum Member Wins $600,000 ARPA-E Grant

Friday, December 7, 2012

Dr. Alán Aspuru-Guzik and his team of chemists and engineers at Harvard University were recently awarded a $600,000 grant to further the development of flow batteries from the US Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E). In June 2011, Alán contributed his expertise... more

Energy 2030 Blueprint Reaches India

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

On September 7, 2012, WGSI Forum Associate Vagish Sharma and India-based Jagurih Group hosted the Roundtable Workshop on Cleantech and India’s Vision in New Delhi. This conference gathered energy experts, policy makers and business leaders to explore the energy technologies needed to meet the... more

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