BRAC net, world youth community and Open Learning Campus

Sir Fazle Abed -top 70 alumni networks & 5 scots curious about hi-trust hi-tech

Breaking News 15 May- 2 earth moving meets this week- in washington DC with founder of ICAF largest/happiest youth summit process in world - in dubai with Hiro one of Japan's greatest partners in youth futures

Breaking Spring 2015 Stanford ONdemand

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Yazmi could be the best news in 44 yearsof celebrating every way that elearning media can be the opposite of mass tv

 Breaking news from 43rd year of net generation search for open elearnng started in The Economist in 1972

world bank open learning campus searcheds for cousrea partners who dont see certificates as main end game of education

coursera segments on demand  http://blog.coursera.org/  https://coursera.desk.com/customer/portal/articles/1639240-about-on...

khan academy organises peer to peer competitions of health training

summary of maharishi uni.doc summary of maharishi uni.doc, 556 KB - summary of the most exciting entrepreneur curriculum in 43 years since my father at The Economist encouraged coming net generation to search for open education' "Entrepreneurial Revolution" -please tell us if you know of other job creating curricula

We (elders and youth of the net generation) could now be valuing a wholly different planet  

 if top 11 who's Free Education who knew how to collaborate with each other  -job creation dairy- job creation maps from world bank 2030nowjimkim2transcripts.doc 2030nowjimkim2transcripts.doc, 40 KB

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since 1972 alumni of The Economist's Entrepreneurial Revolution have become convinced that education entrepreneurs models benefit most from collaboration and that open education is the key to the door of the net generation being 10 times more (or if we mess it up in next decade less ) productive and exponentially sustainable

we hope our guided tour of these 11 helps you  help youth celebrate the above conclusion - of course we are delighted to hear of nominations of other education collaboration entrepreneurs -rsvp chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk but note our 11 are also chosen to complement each other

 

for example: Sal Khan's online academy demonstrates the most economic way to viralise any action learning that millions of youth could most gain from action networking, while

 

Sir Fazle Abed  has spent the last 43 years developing the ngo network that can claim all of these accolades:

biggest in terms of co-workers having served north of 100 million poorest mothers and children in Bangladesh and in the last decade or so replicating the model to many of the most seriously oppressed peoples on the planet

most collaborative

most educational driven in the action learning and job creating sense

the most value multiplying in terms of human livelihoods

consequently the curriculum of BRAC is worth more than any other curriculum that isnt yet available

BRAC is a curriculum replicator unlike any the real world 1 2 has ever seen. It now operates close to 50000 educational facilities -many no larger than a one room village school. Its metric has been to end generations of illiteracy among 15 million parents and 60 million children in rural Bangladesh. Paulo Freire was the first source Sir Fazle consulted on this part of BRAC's journey. Today BRAC also runs a city university one of whose unique features is every student spend an action learning term interning on a village innovation project

 

can you help norman macrae foundation call for a microeducationsummit before we lose the lifetime knowledge of these great educators (many way over 70) ?

 

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  • what would a million youth most wish to see in a 6 weeks mooc guided tour to www.brac.net -if you can help our research please email chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk  washington dc 1 301 881 1655



 

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extracts from lucknow 7th international roundtable on educational leadership 6-8 september www.educationwewant.org

THEME: EDUCATION WE WANT

 

10:30 to 1:30 Case Studies of World's Top Performing Countries

 Ms Pirjo Koivula, Counsellor of Education, Finnish National

Board of Education Finland

 Dr Manu Kapoor, Learning Sciences Lab, N.I.E., Singapore

 Mr Louka Parry, Principal, Munich Anangu School, Australia

3:00 to 4:00 Hands-on English / Maths by Mr Bob Barata-Lorton

 President, Center for Innovation in Education, U.S.A

8:00 to 8:30 Assembly by children of City International School

8:30 to 11:00 EDUCATION WE WANT

 Nurjahan Begum, Managing Director at Grameen Shiksha, New

Innovations

 Dr Jagdish Gandhi, Broader Bolder Education

 Dr Fred Mednick, Founder, Teachers Without Borders, Education

Leadership

11:00 to 1:15 EVIDENCE BASED LEARNING

 Ms Mari Pauliina, Project Manager, Centre for Educational

Assessment, Helsinki University Finland

 Dr Shaun Hawthorne, Visible Learning Plus, New Zealand

World's Largest Meta-Analysis

 Prof Geeta Kingdon, Chair, Education Economics and

International, Development, London University, UK

3:15 to 4:15 The Game of Mind to Cure the Body

 Dr. Biswaroop Roy Chaudhary, Guinness World Record Holder

for Memory

4:15 to 5:15 Innovative Experiences From Around the Country

 Sharing by Principals attending the Conference

2:15 to 3:15 Ipsative Assessment Why & What

 Gwenyth Hughes, Prof., Institutive of Education, London, UK

THEME: NEXT BEYOND THE BEST

DAY 3 Monday, 8th September, 2014

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8:30 to 9:30 Launch of 'Each one reach and teach at least one' Campaign

 Nurjahan Begum, Experience of Grameen Shiksha, Bangladesh

 Dr Sunita Gandhi, The Missing Component

 Susmita Basu, Literacy Campaign, Service Component at CMS

 Mr Louka Parry, A Broader Perspective, Australia

 Dr Kiran Bedi, Reforming India Through Literacy

9:30 to 12:00 SERVICE LEARNING - Panel Discussion

12:00 to 1:00 Interaction with the Learners and Mentors

 Cultural Programme

1:00 to 2:00 Press Conference followed by Lunch

e says:

 

Passing tests doesn’t begin to compare with searching and inquiring and into pursuing topics that engages and excite us. That’s far more significant than passing tests. In fact, if that’s the kind of educational career that you’re given the opportunity to pursue, you will remember what you’ve discovered. There’s a famous physicist, a world famous physicist right here at MIT who, like a lot of the senior faculty, was teaching freshmen courses, he once said that in his freshmen course, students will ask, “What are we going to cover this semester?” His standard answer was, “It doesn’t matter what we cover, it matters what you discover.”

 

That’s what teaching ought to be; inspiring students to discover on their own, to challenge if they don’t agree, to look for alternatives if they think there are better ones, to work through the great achievements of the past and try to master them on their own because they’re interested in them. If that’s the way a teaching is done, students will really gain from it and will, not really remember what they studied, but will be able to use it as a basis for growing, on their own. Again, education is really aimed to just helping students get to the point where they can learn on their own because that’s what you’re going to do for your life, not just to absorb materials given to you from the outside and repeat it.

 

x this post is in association with grameen.tv where we wish to thanks dr muhammad yunus for making time for 20 interviews (10 in dhaka and 10 in other future capitals of youth)
Bostonandyunus1 Collaboration Revolution: elearning Platforms -10 times more economical ways of action individual and networked knowhow include:

Yazmi

Khan academy

Coursera on-demand and Open Learning Campus

MIT open edu; reclaim our learning; edx; berners  lee

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WomenUni.com  2 Jobs-apps networks and women4empowerment platforms include

telecentres for jobs

nanocredit for jobs

whichever blend of organisation is going to become chief investor in microfranchises (microbank? microeducator? micromobile owner,

 GrameenScotland  SinoScotland FutureofBBC world service: 3 nations whose citizens are (with their access to worldwide diasporas) shaking up independence eg the importance of the scotland debate-elearning shows how the most abundantf 21st world trade needs to be directly between borderless citizens; time to mediate whole truth that top-down bureaucrats and bankers of borders spin our greatest risks

3a in other cases citizens are mass scaling curriculum - austraila 10 thousands girls of financial literacy and million green energy action learners network

Communal family-loving identity built round promise to primary scho... and providing secondary scholarships

Mobile learning movements - for most practices led by others but active connector of nearly free nursing college

Background to yunus number 1 personal gpal since nobel prize - health partnerships - good start with greenchildren and aravind and some early pilots through wonrd congress but urgent needto relinkin with open health learning campus

 4 Celebrate collaboration Search  for partners for missing curriculum

South Africa world leaderon literacies of entrepreneurship (main partner branson), coding (main partner google africa), self-empowerment main partner (maharishi), financial literacy (various partners aligning small business life long learning and apprenticeship redesign); internal partner now whole schooling system of 14 million children; typical best twin capital partners ihubs founded by open source import-export

 

 5a curriculum of leapfrogging - map back what knowledge is needed in next billion gamechangers - mobile phones, energy off grid, cashless banking,- what knowhow needs to be exactly opposite to pre-digital's conventions

Youthcreativelab 

5b practice professional areas need to be connected with young professional networks -and total value chain movement celebrated by jim kim and world youth summits Twin cities in a movement more valued than any sporting olympics). These include:

next half billion jobs of free nursing college

next half billion jobs of clean energy college

next half billion jobs of job-creating economics and multi-win business-social models

pope's public service of ending inequality curricula and need to take beyond religion -why wouldnt club or romes 15th annual nobel pace and youth summit converge on this

valuetrue.com trilliondollaraudit.com 6 the ultimate hidden agendas is that 20th c peoples gave away monopolies of being ruled over by professions of separation; professions of ending externalisation and compounding risks on to least socially connected must end now as this is integral to any whole truth millennial goals race to end poverty

7 OLA the unexpected- eg now that India has proven that almost any illiterate adult can be helped to read a newspaper within a month- how does that change all formal education of literacy?  

 

Bernardo - a possible solution

[1:02:46 AM] chrismacraedc: imagine if we renamed your curriculum  Social enterprise School Chile-Global Millennials EN.pdf, 1.1 MB  (across 45 universities ) social enterprise curriculum and tried to linkin un women partners that your president michelle, naila and laura turner could choose, and linkin with brac and world bank open learning campus (and khan academy)

[1:03:24 AM] chrismacraedc: do you have a list of case studies which you currently think of as inspired by grameen as I expect we can translate most of them into brac cases especially all heath and crop science ones

[1:05:01 AM] chrismacraedc: at the same time we could see if eg sarah sainsbury wanted to join in with green cases and if eg kenya would to add nanocredit cases in addition to ones naila is already creating and japan and boston (partners in health, young professionals of medical) could beef up medical and nursing cases; rome could link peace and ifad knowhow; adma smith scholars in glasgow are currently led by an italian and back in 1006 europe's number 1 researcher of unsustainable big organsiatoons was romano prodi

[1:06:20 AM] chrismacraedc: it would be timely to set 12 month deadline for this redesign them we could report back to un and laura turner in time for them to take back millennials goals  investments (and peace laureates open society action networks) from mess yunus fundraisers will otherwise make

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the famed mit media lab now has a practice subnetwork on learning

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KERRY GLASGOWIS HUMANITY'S LAST BEST CHANCE - Join search for Sustainaabilty's Curricula

Dear Robert - you kindly asked for a short email so that you could see if there is a CGTN anchor in east coast who might confidentially share views with my expectation of how only Asian young women cultural movements (parenting and community depth but amplified by transparent tech in life shaping markets eg health, food, nature..) can return sustainability to all of us
three of my father's main surveys in The Economist 1962-1977 explain imo where future history will take us (and so why younger half of world need friendship/sustainable adaptation with Chinese youth -both on mainland and diaspora)
 1962 consider japan approved by JF Kennedy: argued good news - 2 new economic models were emerging through japan korea south and taiwan relevant to all Asia Rising (nrxt to link the whole trading/supply chains of the far east coast down through hong kong and cross-seas at singapore)
1 rural keynsianism ie 100% productivity in village first of all food security- borlaug alumni ending starvation
2 supercity costal trade models which designed hi-tech borderless sme value chains- to build a 20 million person capital or an 8 million person superport you needed the same advances in engineering - partly why this second economic model was win-win for first time since engines begun Glasgow 1760 ; potentially able to leverage tech giant leaps 100 times ahead; the big opportunity von neumann had gifted us - knowhow action networking multiply value application unlike consuming up things
1976 entrepreneurial revolution -translated into italian by prodi - argued that future globalisation big politics big corporate would need to be triangularised by community scaled sme networks- this was both how innovation advancing human lot begins and also the only way to end poverty in the sense of 21st C being such that next girl born can thrive because every community taps in diversity/safety/ valuing child and health as conditions out of which intergenerational economic growth can spring
in 1977 fathers survey of china - argued that there was now great hope that china had found the system designs that would empower a billion people to escape from extreme poverty but ultimately education of the one child generation (its tech for human capabilities) would be pivotal ( parallel 1977 survey looked at the futures of half the world's people ie east of iran)
best chris macrae + 1 240 316 8157 washington DC
IN MORE DETAIL TECH HUMAN EXPONENTIALS LAST CHANCE DECADE? 
 - we are in midst of unprecedented exponential change (dad from 1960s called death of distance) the  tech legacy of von neumann (dad was his biographer due to luckily meeting him in his final years including neumann's scoping of brain science (ie ai and human i) research which he asked yale to continue in his last lecture series). Exponential risks of extinction track to  mainly western top-down errors at crossroads of tech  over last 60 years (as well as non transparent geonomic mapping of how to reconcile what mainly 10 white empires had monopoly done with machines 1760-1945 and embedded in finance - see eg keynes last chapter of general theory of money); so our 2020s destiny is conditioned by quite simple local time-stamped details but ones that have compounded so that root cause and consequence need exact opposite of academic silos- so I hope there are some simple mapping points we can agree sustainability and chinese anchors in particular are now urgently in the middle of
Both my father www.normanmacrae.net at the economist and I (eg co-authoring 1984 book 2025 report, retranslated to 1993 sweden's new vikings) have argued sustainability in early 21st c will depend mostly on how asians as 65% of humans advance and how von neumann (or moores law) 100 times more tech every decade from 1960s is valued by society and business.
My father (awarded Japan's Order of Rising Sun and one time scriptwriter for Prince Charles trips to Japan) had served as teen allied bomber command burma campaign - he therefore had google maps in his head 50 years ahead of most media people, and also believed the world needed peace (dad was only journalist at messina birth of EU ) ; from 1960 his Asian inclusion arguments were almost coincidental to Ezra Vogel who knew much more about Japan=China last 2000 years ( additionally  cultural consciousness of silk road's eastern dynamics not golden rule of Western Whites) and peter drucker's view of organisational systems
(none of the 10 people at the economist my father had mentored continued his work past 1993- 2 key friends died early; then the web turned against education-journalism when west coast ventures got taken over by advertising/commerce instead of permitting 2 webs - one hi-trust educational; the other blah blah. sell sell .sex sell. viral trivial and hate politicking)
although i had worked mainly in the far east eg with unilever because of family responsibilities I never got to china until i started bumping into chinese female graduates at un launch of sdgs in 2015- I got in 8 visits to beijing -guided by them around tsinghua, china centre of globalisation, a chinese elder Ying Lowrey who had worked on smes in usa for 25 years but was not jack ma's biographer in 2015 just as his fintech models (taobao not alibaba) were empowering villagers integration into supply chains; there was a fantastic global edutech conference dec 2016 in Tsinghua region (also 3 briefings by Romano Prodi to students) that I attended connected with  great womens education hero bangladesh's fazle abed;  Abed spent much of hs last decade hosting events with chinese and other asian ambassadors; unite university graduates around sdg projects the world needed in every community but which had first been massively demonstrated in asia - if you like a version of schwarzman scholars but inclusive of places linking all deepest sustainability goals challenges 
and i personally feel learnt a lot from 3 people broadcasting from cgtn you and the 2 ladies liu xin and  tian wei (they always seemed to do balanced interviews even in the middle of trump's hatred campaigns), through them I also became a fan of father and daughter Jin at AIIB ; i attended korea's annual general meet 2017 of aiib; it was fascinating watching bankers for 60 countries each coming up with excuses as to why they would not lead on infrastructure investments (even though the supercity economic model depends on that)
Being a diaspora scot and a mathematician borders (managers who maximise externalisation of risks) scare me; especially rise of nationalist ones ;   it is pretty clear historically that london trapped most of asia in colomisdation ; then bankrupted by world war 2 rushed to independence without the un or anyone helping redesign top-down systems ; this all crashed into bangladesh the first bottom up collaboration women lab ; ironically on health, food security, education bangladesh and chinese village women empowerment depended on sharing almost every village microfranchise between 1972 and 2000 especially on last mile health networking
in dads editing of 2025 from 1984 he had called for massive human awareness by 2001 of mans biggest risk being discrepancies in incomes and expectations of rich and poor nations; he suggested that eg public broadcast media could host a reality tv end poverty entrepreneur competition just as digital media was scaling to be as impactful as mass media
that didnt happen and pretty much every mess - reactions to 9/11, failure to do ai of epidemics as priority from 2005 instead of autonomous cars, failure to end long-term carbon investments, subprime has been rooted in the west not having either government nor big corporate systems necessary to collaboratively value Asian SDG innovations especially with 5g
I am not smart enough to understand how to thread all the politics now going on but in the event that any cgtn journalist wants to chat especially in dc where we could meet I do not see humans preventing extinction without maximising chinese youth (particularly womens dreams); due to covid we lost plans japan had to relaunch value of female athletes - so this and other ways japan and china and korea might have regained joint consciousness look as if they are being lost- in other words both cultural and education networks (not correctly valued by gdp news headlines) may still be our best chance at asian women empowerment saving us all from extinction but that needs off the record brainstorming as I have no idea what a cgtn journalist is free to cover now that trump has turned 75% of americans into seeing china as the enemy instead of looking at what asian policies of usa hurt humans (eg afghanistan is surely a human wrong caused mostly by usa); a; being a diaspora scot i have this naive idea that we need to celebrate happiness of all peoples an stop using media to spiral hatred across nations but I expect that isnt something an anchor can host generally but for example if an anchor really loves ending covid everywhere then at least in that market she needs to want to help united peoples, transparency of deep data etc

2021 afore ye go to glasgow cop26-

please map how and why - more than 3 in 4 scots earn their livelihoods worldwide not in our homeland- that requires hi-trust as well as hi-tech to try to love all cultures and nature's diversity- until mcdonalds you could use MAC OR MC TO identify our community engaging networks THAT SCALED ROUND STARTING UP THE AGE OF HUMANS AND MACHINES OF GKASGOW UNI 1760 1 2 3 - and the microfranchises they aimed to sustain  locally around each next child born - these days scots hall of fame started in 1760s around   adam smith and james watt and 195 years later glasgow engineering BA fazle abed - we hope biden unites his irish community building though cop26 -ditto we hope kamalA values gandhi- public service - but understand if he or she is too busy iN DC 2021 with covid or finding which democrats or republicans or american people speak bottom-up sustainable goals teachers and enrrepreneurs -zoom with chris.macrae@yahoo.co.uk if you are curious - fanily foundation of the economist's norman macrae- explorer of whether 100 times more tehc every decade since 1945 would end poverty or prove orwell's-big brother trumps -fears correct 2025report.com est1984 or the economist's entreprenerialrevolutionstarted up 1976 with italy/franciscan romano prodi

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