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04
MAR
2016

The 7th Thailand-U.S. Education Roundtable STEM Education: Learning Culture of the 21st Century Workforce

Mr David Clegg was specially invited to present at the 7th Thailand – US Education Roundtable entitled “STEM Education: Learning Culture of the 21st Century Workforce”, which was held in Thailand from 26 to 27 February 2016. This is the first time that the Foundation has participated
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12
NOV
2015

Leadership for the Human Age

We define leadership in many ways, many forms. But to what end? This is the defining question as we quest for a new era in human beings and human doings – a new age, a Human Age. Education is evolving. It always has. It always will. Yet how it evolves and to what end it serves will be
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22
JUL
2015

Schooling Ourselves: The Opening of the American Mind

What does it mean to be open-minded? We hear this all the time. “You must open your mind.” “Be open-minded.” “Have an open mind.” To be open-minded is to be receptive to new ideas, opinions, arguments; with impartiality; without prejudice. Simply, to be willing to let go and allow for
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08
APR
2015

Mindfulness at School: Breathe Easy, Everyone!

Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. Focus on your breathing. Become present with what is. Imagine your thoughts are but clouds upon a deep blue sky; each passing along, to be noticed, observed, but without attaching yourself to any one in… To read the full article
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14
JAN
2015

From Student to Teacher: The Rise of Singapore Education

How did they do it? How did an island nation of five million peoplebecome one of the elite education systems on the planet? What is their secret, their special formula? What is the Singapore story? Singapore’s meteoric rise as an education power has been nothing less than remarkable.
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12
NOV
2014

The Common Core Standards: A Matter of One Nation

‘We the people… in order to form a more perfect union…’ There have been statements made throughout the history of the United States of America that have served in defining a nation bound together by certain beliefs, ideals, that forged a pathway, a blueprint for what it means to be fr
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12
NOV
2014

Success in the 21st Century: Does Matter Still Matter?

  No regrets. Living one’s purpose. Leaving the world better than you found it. Being versus doing.   Are we prepared for what’s coming – what has already arrived? As a CEO, an entrepreneur, one who has traversed the planet time and again, I have found my life evolving in te
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05
SEP
2014

Why Asian Education Is Better, and Why It Is Not

Everywhere I go these days it seems I’m faced with the same question: what is wrong with America’s education system? The query is usually followed with a defining statement that Asian students are ‘kicking our butts’ on the international exams. The good news is, at least people in Ame
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14
AUG
2014

Education, Education, Education and the Role We Play in Its Unfolding

My daughter was five years old when she turned to her favorite stuffed animal during one of my many moments of distraction via the telephone and expressed with a veracity that only finds itself when we are present with the moment, “Education! Education! Education! All my daddy ever ta
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