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  1. 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

  2. GLOBAL NETWORK TECHNIUM ICT WORLD SCHOOL SYSTEMS GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS

  3. [ 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. [

  4. 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%

  5. GLOBAL SUPERCLASS NETWORKS

  6. 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?

  7. 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.”

  8. 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.

  9. 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.”

  10. 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.

  11. 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”

  12. 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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. OECD-ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT • Membership: 31-richest nations of the world

  16. 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

  17. OECDGlobal Academic Olympics PISA (Program for International Assessment Student Assessment)

  18. OECDGlobal Academic Olympics PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy) TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study)

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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)

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. Global Education Businesses WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES (GATS): INCLUDES EDUCATION SERVICES

  25. 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

  26. 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.

  27. Global Education Businesses FOR PROFIT SCHOOLS

  28. GLOBAL EDUCATION BUSINESSESPUBLISHING

  29. GLOBAL EDUCATION BUSINESSESTESTING Vietnam Adopts the TOEIC® Test to Set an English-Language Proficiency Standard for Vocational Students

  30. 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.

  31. 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

  32. BRAIN MIGRATION FROM DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

  33. 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.”

  34. RICH COUNTRIES & MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS SHOP FOR BRAINS RICH COUNTRIES POOR COUNTRIES BRAIN DRAIN BRAIN GAIN BRAIN LOSS BRAIN WASTE

  35. 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

  36. 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