Find out what’s included in this second October edition of your Reimagine Education Newsletter: an interview with the woman responsible for overseeing educational evaluation at Harvard, preparing students for a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world; proving the possible with an inner-city high-school, and we announce the 120 or so educational champions showcasing at Reimagine 2018.
The best teaching institutions care about evidence-based educational practice. Playing a central role in Harvard University’s attempt to foster it is Jenny Bergeron, Director of Educational Research and Practice. In this edition’s Interview, we catch up with her to learn more about what one of the world’s leading universities are doing to ensure that teaching innovation and teaching evaluation go hand-in-hand.
In 2010, IBM surveyed 1500 CEOs from 60 nations and 33 industries: an attempt to seek corporate insight into the future. Most expressed concern about increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.
How, then, can the education system prepare students for the VUCA vacuum? Howard B. Esbin, CEO at The Prelude Suite and Reimagine Education 2018 Shortlisted Applicant, has made it his mission to give students the experiences and skills necessary to prepare them for work in a VUCA world. Discover this issue’s longread here.
Conventional wisdom frequently purports that socioeconomic circumstances can be near-insuperable obstacles for low-income students. Jennifer Winward, founder and CEO of Winward Academy, nominee for Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2018 Women in IT Awards, and Reimagine Education Shortlisted Applicant, believes one of her sponsored schools are driving student success in a way that belies conventional wisdom. Discover how KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy (NCA) are proving the possible.
Just over 120 of our strongest applicants will be showcasing their work at the 2018 Reimagine Education Conference: a truly global festival of cutting-edge pedagogical practice. To find out when you’ll be showcasing, or to find out which innovators you can meet in November, check out our showcase schedule!
All of the education-enhancing writers featured here will be driving the agenda at Reimagine Education 2018: Jenny will be speaking alongside fellow efficacy-evidencing colleagues from Cambridge and (formerly) UCL, while Howard Esbin and Jennifer Winward are among our shortlisted applicants presenting their work on the first day of the conference. Join them – today!
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