Last Monday, during her final week as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton commanded the attention of a global education force field from the State Department, the Arab League, the Department of Education, and a group of representatives from other national and international education organizations and institutions with a simple, but radical idea–education diplomacy–and a road map of how to achieve it.
The Open Book Project, which Clinton announced in one of her final acts of diplomacy last week, is a concept that some might call naïve and others, brilliant. The project entails a U.S.-Arab League collaboration to provide a high level of access to freely available learning resources in Arabic which can be adapted and [more...]
Today’s disruptive changes in education – from the proliferation of digital devices to the availability of open educational resources, online universities, and badge-based certification – have the field abuzz like never before. Recently I [more...]
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