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The Importance of HIGHER Education ( 21st century)

This presentation was created to help people understand why higher education is important in the 21st century.

Ty Manning

on 24 October 2012

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Transcript of The Importance of HIGHER Education ( 21st century)

What is "higher education"?

Whats makes "higher education" well "higher education"? References The Importance of HIGHER Education (21st Century Edition) "Higher Education" http://www.rockinst.org/newsroom/news_releases/2010/03-15-new_paradigm_for_economic_development.aspx Ty's Solution * Create more college preparatory PUBLIC high schools * Have more college educated role models ( A Big Sis Little Sis program but instead have them mentor about life after high school) * REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE FUNDING FOR JAILS AND INSTEAD USE THAT MONEY TO CREATE SCHOLARSHIPS You don't need to go to college right? *Howard University grad
*High school grad
*Dropped out from NYU
* Dropped out from Reed University
*Exeter University grad BLAH BLAH BLAH There are plenty of people that are successful without "higher education". Plus you don't need college to think outside the box and apply your knowledge in every day situations. http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/education/higher-education Quotes The atmosphere of a college campus help cultivate a critical thinker's mind. - T.S.M. A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. ~Theodore Roosevelt on Higher Education A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation. ~Robert Maynard Hutchins
http://www.quotegarden.com/college.html The Importance of Higher Education http://www.umaryland.edu/self_study/documents/middle_states_%20characteristics.pdf The study found that higher education’s increasingly important role builds on, but goes well beyond, the research strengths of universities — incorporating efforts as wide-ranging as job training, business consulting, housing rehabilitation and even securing seed money for new businesses ( New Study Documents,Paragraph 2) . Earning a post-secondary degree or credential is no longer just a pathway to opportunity for a talented few; rather, it is a prerequisite for the growing jobs of the new economy ( Higher Education, Paragraph 1) WARNING: NOT EVERYONE IS AWARE OF THE IMPORTANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION!
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