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IS THE PROMISE OF EDUCATION A GOOD SHOPPING EXPERIENCE?. GLOBAL SUPERCLASS ≐6,000. Knowledge and Power in Global Economy. BUY A BRAND NAME EDUCATION. EDUCATE FOR WORK IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. GLOBAL NETWORK TECHNIUM ICT. WORLD SCHOOL SYSTEMS GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS. [.

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Knowledge and power in global economy

IS THE PROMISE OF EDUCATION A GOOD SHOPPING EXPERIENCE?

GLOBAL SUPERCLASS ≐6,000

Knowledge and Power in Global Economy

BUY A BRAND NAME EDUCATION

EDUCATE FOR WORK IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY


World school systems global organizations

GLOBAL NETWORK

TECHNIUM

ICT

WORLD SCHOOL SYSTEMS GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS


Knowledge and power in global economy

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GLOBAL SUPERCLASS

BILL GATES WORLD’S RICHEST

RICHEST WORLD FOUNDATION

DAVID ROTHKOPF IN SUPERCLASS: THE GLOBAL POWER ELITE AND THE WORLD THEY ARE MAKING.ROTHKOPF ESTIMATES THAT ABOUT 6,000 PEOPLE BELONG TO THE GLOBAL SUPERCLASS--ALL THE WORLD’S BILLIONAIRES, HEADS FOR MAJOR GLOBAL CORPORATIONS AND FINANCIAL COMPANIES, POLITICAL AND MILITARY LEADERS OF GLOBALLY INFLUENTIAL COUNTRIES AND MAJOR RELIGIOUS LEADERS.

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Knowledge and power in global economy

6,000+ INCLUDED IN THE SUPERCLASS

MALE 93.7%

MEDIAN AGE 58

ALL OF THE WORLD’S APPROXIMATELY 1,000 BILLIONAIRES

RESIDES (APPROXIMATE PERCENTAGE)

UNITED STATES 17%

EUROPE 33%

UNITED STATES, CHINA, BRITAIN, INDIA, BRAZIL, RUSSIA, GERMANY, JAPAN, MEXICO, COMBINED 57%

ASIA AND PACIFIC REGION 33%

Occupation

Business 50%

Finance 13%

Government 18%

Military 7%

Religious 4%

Other 2%

Education

Attended Top 20 Elite Universities 30%

Postgraduate Degree 47%

Undergraduate Degree 91%

No High School Diploma 2%


Knowledge and power in global economy

GLOBAL SUPERCLASS NETWORKS


Knowledge and power in global economy

FORBES LIST OF WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL

Does a person have influence over a lot of people?

Do they have significant financial resources relative to their peers?

Are they powerful in multiple spheres?

Do they actively wield their power?


What does global superclass want for education

WHAT DOES GLOBAL SUPERCLASS WANT FOR EDUCATION?

  • MORE TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION: BILL GATES: "So far technology has hardly changed formal education at all. But a lot of people, including me, think this is the next place where the Internet will surprise people in how it can improve things — especially in combination with face-to-face learning. With the escalating costs of education, an advance here would be very timely.”


What does global superclass want for education1

WHAT DOES GLOBAL SUPERCLASS WANT FOR EDUCATION?

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: HOW CAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS BECOME MORE ALIGNED WITH THE SKILLS REQUIRED BY INDUSTRY?

KEY POINTS

THE PRIVATE SECTOR NEEDS TO PARTNER WITH THE PUBLIC SECTOR IN CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT.

CREATING CLASSES OF ENTREPRENEURS WILL ULTIMATELY HELP STUDENTS GO FROM BEING EMPLOYEES TO EMPLOYERS.

SOFT SKILLS ARE REQUIRED MORE THAN HARD SKILLS FOR STUDENTS TO MAKE RELEVANT EMPLOYEES.

GREATER COMPETITION AMONG UNIVERSITIES WILL ENSURE THAT THEY PROVIDE BETTER SERVICES.


What does global superclass want for education2

WHAT DOES GLOBAL SUPERCLASS WANT FOR EDUCATION?

  • BOAO FORUM: “PROMOTING EDUCATION IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PUMP PRIMING TASK FOR THE E11 IN ORDER TO BRING OUT THEIR LATE-MOVER ADVANTAGE AND ACCELERATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT . . .BECAUSE IT IS THE BASIS FOR PROVIDING MORE SPECIALIZED AND HIGH-CALIBER PROFESSIONALS AND GUARANTEEING COMPETITIVENESS OF THE E11.”


What does global superclass want for education3

WHAT DOES GLOBAL SUPERCLASS WANT FOR EDUCATION?

CHINESE PRESIDENT HU JINTAO URGED THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA AND THE WHOLE COUNTRY TO GIVE PRIORITY TO EDUCATION IN THEIR WORK, IN ORDER TO BUILD A MODERATELY PROSPEROUS SOCIETY, PUSH FORWARD SOCIALIST MODERNIZATION, AND ACHIEVE THE GREAT REJUVENATION OF THE CHINESE NATION.


What does global superclass want for education4

WHAT DOES GLOBAL SUPERCLASS WANT FOR EDUCATION?

President Obama: "America will not remain true to its highest ideals -- and America's place as a global economic leader will be put at risk . . . if we don't do a far better job than we've been doing of educating our sons and daughters”


Global superclass and information and communication technology ict

GLOBAL SUPERCLASS AND INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT)

AS THE WORLD ECONOMY BEGINS TO RECOVER FROM ONE OF THE WORST ECONOMIC CRISES IN DECADES, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT) IS BOUND TO PLAY AN INCREASINGLY PROMINENT ROLE AS A KEY ENABLER OF RENEWED AND SUSTAINABLE GROWTH, GIVEN THAT IT HAS BECOME AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE INFRASTRUCTURE UNDERPINNING COMPETITIVE ECONOMIES. ICT WILL CONTINUE SPREADING ITS REVOLUTIONARY POWER TO MODERNIZE ECONOMIES AND SOCIETIES AND IMPROVE LIVING CONDITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD


World bank

World Bank

  • 2010 World Bank:

    World’s largest external education financier to the developing world In previous five years, the Bank averaged about $2 billion per year in loans, credits, and grants to support education.


World bank constructing knowledge societies

WORLD BANKCONSTRUCTING KNOWLEDGE SOCIETIES

The ability of a society to produce, select, adapt, commercialize, and use knowledge is critical for sustained economic growth and improved living standards.Knowledge has become the most important factor in economic development.


Oecd organization for economic cooperation and development

OECD-ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Membership: 31-richest nations of the world


Oecd human capital

OECD HUMAN CAPITAL

  • First, education builds human capital and enables workers to be more productive. Second, education increases countries' capacity to innovate - an indispensable prerequisite for growth and competitiveness in today's global knowledge economy.

2007 UNESCO Ministerial Round Table on Education and Economic Development OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría


Oecd global academic olympics

OECDGlobal Academic Olympics

PISA (Program for International Assessment Student Assessment)


Oecd global academic olympics1

OECDGlobal Academic Olympics

PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy)

TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study)


Support for human capital and ict education technology

SUPPORT FOR HUMAN CAPITAL AND ICT EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS

TEST PUBLISHERS

SHADOW EDUCATION INDUSTRY CRAM SCHOOLS

HUMAN CAPITAL & ICT

PUBLISHING INDUSTRY

SOFTWARE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

INDUSTRY

DEMAND: PROMISE OF WORK AND HIGH INCOME

FOR PROFIT SCHOOLS


Knowledge and power in global economy

  • MANAGERIAL OR PERFORMANCE STATE

  • STATE RUN AS BUSINESS—PERFORMANCE BASED

  • TRANSFER OF SOME FUNCTIONS TO PRIVATE SECTOR

  • MEDIA

    • NEWS AS ENTERTAINMENT

    • POLITICS AS PERFORMANCE ART

    • TRUTHINESS-CONCEPTS AND FACTS ONE WISHES TO BE TRUE

  • SCHOOLS

    • HUMAN CAPITAL

    • RUN AS BUSINESS-PERFORMANCE BASED-BUSINESS LEADERS

    • SOME FUNCTIONS TO PRIVATE SECTOR


Knowledge and power in global economy

JANINE WEDEL, SHADOW ELITE: HOW THE WORLD’S NEW POWER BROKERS UNDERMINE DEMOCRACY, GOVERNMENT, AND THE FREE MARKET (2009)

  • TRANSFORMATION OF POWER

  • MANAGERIAL AND PERFORMANCE STATE=PRIVATIZATION=UNREGULATED SHADOW INDUSTRY AND NETWORK

  • 2. TRANSNATIONAL NETWORKS-FINANCIAL, DRUGS, EDUCATION, CORPORATIONS, INTERGOVERNMENTAL, ETC.

  • 3. TECHNIUM-ICT-NETWORK BASED RELATIONSHIPS=MAKE SCHOOLING ONLINE ?

  • 4. NETWORKS OF INFORMATION-SOCIAL COMMUNITIES

  • (TRUTHINESS-CONCEPTS AND FACTS ONE WISHES TO BE TRUE)


Knowledge and power in global economy

GLOBALIZED STATE TRANSNATIONAL NETWORKS

TECHNIUM ICT & MEDIA

GLOBAL CORPORATIONS

INTELLECTUALS-UNIVERSITIES, FOUNDATIONS GOVERNMENT PANELS, THINK TANKS

SUPERCLASS +6000

GLOBAL ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION-WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATIONREGIONAL ECONOMIC GROUPS

MANAGERIAL OR PERFORMANCE STATE

INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS


Knowledge and power in global economy

CATHIE BLACK: Chairman Hearst Magazines, 8 Years Building USA Today

RUPERT MURDOCH NEWS CORP

MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG BLOOMBERG L.P. FINANCIAL NEWS AND INFORMATION SERVICES MEDIA

PURCHASED 11/22/10

WIRELESS GENERATION

JOEL KLEIN

COUNSEL TO BERTELSMANN A.G. MEDIA SERVICES WORLDWIDE

CHANCELLOR NYC SCHOOLS

2002-2010

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT IN CEO OFFICE: 2010

Achievement Reporting and Innovation System (ARIS) School of One initiative

NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

MEDIA ELITE AND NETWORK


Global education businesses

Global Education Businesses

WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES (GATS): INCLUDES EDUCATION SERVICES


Global education businesses1

GLOBAL EDUCATION BUSINESSES

SHADOW EDUCATION SYSTEM

FOR-PROFIT TEST PREPARATION AND TUTORING (CRAM SCHOOLS)

Pearson Education Vietnam Representative Office   29/9 Yen The Ward 2, Tan Binh DistrictHo Chi Minh City


Shadow education industry kumon learning centers

SHADOW EDUCATION INDUSTRYKUMON LEARNING CENTERS

  • 2010 ranked #12 globally in a list of franchises which beginning with #1 in the list Subway followed by McDonald’s, 7-Eleven Inc., Hampton Inn, Supercuts, H&R Block, Dunkin’ Donuts, Jani-King, Servpro, ampm Mini Market and Jan-Pro Franchising Int’l Inc.


Global education businesses2

Global Education Businesses

FOR PROFIT SCHOOLS


Global education businesses publishing

GLOBAL EDUCATION BUSINESSESPUBLISHING


Global education businesses testing

GLOBAL EDUCATION BUSINESSESTESTING

Vietnam Adopts the TOEIC® Test to Set an English-Language Proficiency Standard for Vocational Students


Education industry association

Education Industry Association

450 members include online education providers, school improvement and management services, charter school operators, alternative education and special education services, professional development providers, after-school tutoring providers, and educational content providers.


Education industry investment forum

Education Industry Investment Forum

Education Industry Investment Forum --investment in the U.S. and International for-profit education industry. We have gathered together leading private equity investors, operational strategists in education, as well as entrepreneurs and experts from foundations


Brain migration from developing countries

BRAIN MIGRATION FROM DEVELOPING COUNTRIES


Shopping for brains

SHOPPING FOR BRAINS

Jan Sadlak, Director Of The UNESCO—European Center For Higher Education

“COMPANIES, UNIVERSITIES, RESEARCH CENTERS, AND WHOLE COUNTRIES ARE IN PURSUIT OF AND TRYING TO ATTRACT THE BEST BRAINS.”


Rich countries multinational corporations shop for brains

RICH COUNTRIES & MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS SHOP FOR BRAINS

RICH COUNTRIES

POOR COUNTRIES

BRAIN DRAIN

BRAIN GAIN

BRAIN LOSS

BRAIN WASTE


Rich countries multinational corporations shop for brains1

RICH COUNTRIES & MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS SHOP FOR BRAINS

WORLD BANK AT AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION 2010:

DEVELOPED COUNTRIES MUST WORRY ABOUT EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING NATIONS BECAUSE THEIR FUTURE WORKFORCES WILL COME FROM THERE.

FALLING BIRTH RATES: JAPAN, EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES, KOREA


Summary

SUMMARY

WHAT THE SUPERCLASS AND SHADOW ELITE WANT:

  • MORE ICT AND ONLINE LEARING TO REDUCE EDUCATIONL COSTS

  • FOCUS EDUCATION ON NEEDS OF WORLD LABOR MARKET AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

  • GLOBAL MIGRATION OF EDUCATED TALENT

  • TECHNOLOGY TO SOLVE GLOBAL PROBLEMS


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