Tag: education

Rotary Peace Fellows in Action

Rotary Peace Fellows in Action

I’m the CEO of Red Dot Foundation. It’s a not-for-profit in India as well as in the US and our main work is sexual violence prevention. Right now I’m based in Bangkok building up a social enterprise network…

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UChicago Consortium Anniversary — Closing Remarks: Moving Forward on Multiple Fronts

UChicago Consortium Anniversary — Closing Remarks: Moving Forward on Multiple Fronts

ELAINE ALLENSWORTH: So, we have here– hopefully all the groups have been writing in. We can see what different groups said– and you can actually look and see on your devices– what different groups came up with. At…

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6 Problems with our School System

6 Problems with our School System

– [Narrator] There is a growing feeling today that something is wrong with our system of education. But what is it? Well, we send our children to school to prepare them for the real world, which is changing…

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Value Proposition and Knowing What You’re Worth: Crash Course Business – Entrepreneurship #3

Value Proposition and Knowing What You’re Worth: Crash Course Business – Entrepreneurship #3

When we use the word “value,” we’re usually trying to describe something’s worth, importance, or usefulness to us. I value your opinion. That’s nice. That hat seems like a great value for the price. Cha-ching! He had nothing…

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Who owns history? — with Daniel Boorstin (1994) | THINK TANK

Who owns history? — with Daniel Boorstin (1994) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello. I’m Ben Wattenberg. It’s often said that history is written by the victors, but today many so-called victims are getting their chance to be heard. Some worry that America’s rich historical tale is being replaced…

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Eric Schmidt at Virginia Business Higher Education Council

Eric Schmidt at Virginia Business Higher Education Council

ERIC SCHMIDT: The governor of Virginia is the clearest thinking politician I have met. [APPLAUSE] ERIC SCHMIDT: With well-thought words, he articulates a vision of a great state. And he does it with the energy, which we’ve worked…

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How to Ace the Interview: Crash Course Business – Soft Skills #6

How to Ace the Interview: Crash Course Business – Soft Skills #6

If you’ve got a job interview coming up and you’re feeling a little nervous, don’t worry. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably seen enough celebrity interviews to know what works and what doesn’t. Okay, fine, the business…

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Dr. William Darity | Duke Consortium on Social Equity

Dr. William Darity | Duke Consortium on Social Equity

>>AND TO CONTINUE THIS SUBJECT ABOUT POVERTY IN EDUCATION, HERE’S DR. SANDY DARITY. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.>>GLAD TO BE HERE.>>NOW, WE SEE STORIES ABOUT EDUCATORS WORKING AGAINST THE ODDS IN HIGH-POVERTY SCHOOLS AND WORKING TO TRY AND…

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UWM Theater Professor Anne Basting wins MacArthur Fellowship

UWM Theater Professor Anne Basting wins MacArthur Fellowship

[Music fades in and continues throughout] Moderator: Hi Paul. This is your first time. Hey Pat, are you going to be OK with everyone here? Anne: TimeSlips is really pretty simple — it’s improvisational storytelling. Moderator: So, we’re…

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UChicago Consortium Anniversary — Panel Discussion: High School and University Perspectives

UChicago Consortium Anniversary — Panel Discussion: High School and University Perspectives

ALAN MATHER: This is a great joy for me because, in my 10 years I had as principal, there was no research, no bit of data that was any more important than that which came from the Consortium….

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