Transcript of A World-Class Education . . .
The Effects of Globalization Globalization Competition Stems from Several Sources Automation eliminated large numbers of lower-skill jobs- far more than outsourcing Global spread of technology Economy We spend more per student than any nation in the PISA study except Luxembourg The Growing Global Talent Pool Europeans stuck to their elite higher education systems Countries Around the Globe U.S. Higher Education Is Admired Around the World 18 of the top 20 universities in the world were in America Low Educational Productivity The U.S. Fails: Quantitatively and qualitatively Quantitatively and Qualitatively According to a sobering report (Program for International Student Assessment) PISA 2009, 15 year-olds scored just average on math, reading, and science. The U.S. students scored among 70 economies in the 2009 PISA report: reading literacy was 14th place; math 25th; science 17th place Other high-performing nations passed U.S. by during the last two decades; America's students are effectively losing ground Unlike some of the high performing systems, we achieve less per dollar; we do less to target spending on the most challenging students and schools Two nations in the study spend as much: Israel & Turkey PISA's high-performers: South Korea, Finland and Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and Canada They set rigorous standards for their studentsFull transcript
Use data to improve instruction Invest heavily in the teaching profession Education and Innovation Are Crucial Although our polices are moving in the right direction, success must become the norm Is This Our 21st Century Sputnik Moment ? Has The U.S. Failed? WWW.ed.gov/blog/2010/12/international-education-rankings-duggest-reform-can-lift-u Sources