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Framing Education as a Public Good. Fernando Reimers. Three Contributions…. Ideas Matter to Public Education Ideas are Developed through Dialogue Value of Global Coallitions to Advance Public Education. Three Important Ideas…. professional and trade interests of educators are intertwined

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Framing Education as a Public Good

Fernando Reimers


Three Contributions…

  • Ideas Matter to Public Education

  • Ideas are Developed through Dialogue

  • Value of Global Coallitions to Advance Public Education


Three Important Ideas…

  • professional and trade interests of educators are intertwined

  • collaborative government-union approaches to strengthening education are more productive

  • efforts to strengthen the teaching profession should be aligned with an ambitious vision of environmental sustainability, human rights, democracy and social justice


A little history


1802, first public office to oversee education

1828 Ministry of public instruction


US Illiteracy Rates (%) for 14 years and older


Universal Declaration of Human Rights


1) public education was not built in a day, or even in a few years, it is a historical project that spanned multiple generations,

2) it was a project that was simultaneously about educational ideas about purpose, content and method, and a political project of mobilization of support,

3) the project has had detractors and different points in history, and most importantly, that the project is not over, it is up to us to define the course of this project over the next century.


Seven Challenges

to Public Education


Ideology


Economic Adjustment.

Inequality


USA Educational Attainment 25 years and over


Rise

Democratic

Expectations


Expanding Aspirations

  • From Access to Learning Outcomes

  • Expanding Definitions of Literacy

  • Expanding Expectations of Agency


Expanding Aspirations

Lorin Anderson 1990

Benjamin Bloom 1956


  • Reading literacy: An individual’s capacity to: understand, use, reflect on and engage with written texts, in order to achieve one’s goals, to develop one’s knowledge and potential, and to participate in society.


PISA Literacy Studies


  • Mathematical literacy: An individual’s capacity to identify and understand the role that mathematics plays in the world, to make well-founded judgements and to use and engage with mathematics in ways that meet the needs of that individual’s life as a constructive, concerned and reflective citizen.


  • Scientific literacy: An individual’s scientific knowledge and use of that knowledge to identify questions, to acquire new knowledge, to explain scientific phenomena, and to draw evidencebased conclusions about science-related issues, understanding of the characteristic features of science as a form of human knowledge and enquiry, awareness of how science and technology shape our material, intellectual, and cultural environments, and willingness to engage in science-related issues, and with the ideas of science, as a reflective citizen.


Transformation

of

Work


The best way to predict the future… is to create it. Peter Drucker.

The best way to predict educate for the future… is to create educate to invent it.


Innovation


Demography


608,783,000 Children 5-9 years old


608,783,000 Children 5-9 years old


608,783,000 Children 5-9 years old


  • As people are living longer they will need to develop new skills for a long life, including managing their health and learning to learn

  • And we will want and need to learn throughout life.


Professional Substantive Conversation

Curriculum, Pedagogy, Learning and Teaching


Knowledge and Skills about the World and Globalization

Global Competence

Labor Force with

High Levels of Educational Attainment

Internationally Competitive

Curriculum

World Standards


Economic Risks

  • Food price volatility

  • Oil price spikes

  • Major Fall in the US$

  • Slowing Chinese economy (<6%)

  • Fiscal crises

  • Asset price collapse

  • Retrenchment from globalization (developed)

  • Retrenchment from globalization (emerging)

  • Burden of regulation

  • Underinvestment in Infrastructure


Geopolitical Risks

  • International terrorism

  • Nuclear proliferation

  • Iran

  • North Korea

  • Afghanistan Instability

  • Transnational crime and corruption

  • Israel-Palestine

  • Iraq

  • Global governance gaps


Environmental Risks

  • Extreme weather

  • Drought and Desertification

  • Water Scarcity

  • National Catastrophes (cyclone)

  • National Catastrophes (earthquakes)

  • National Catastrophes (island flooding)

  • National Catastrophes (coastal flooding)

  • Air pollution

  • Biodiversity loss


Societal Risks

  • Pandemic

  • Infectious disease

  • Chronic Diseases

  • Liability Regimes

  • Migration


Technological Risks

  • Critical information infrastructure breakdown

  • Nanoparticle toxicity

  • Data fraud/loss


Imagine…

A world

of empowered

global citizens


Standing on the shoulders of giants…


To help the young…


Invent the Future


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