From the Nation->Pakistan’s education emergency: Failing its future
Education is a global issue. We need to put our local issues with education in global perspective. It isn’t just about competition, but about global equity. Many of the threats we have faced, many that we will face, arise because of ideological education as well as a lack of education. Clayton Christensen, co-author of Disrupting Class, sees, even in the US, that gangs are a viable competitor to education because they provide social rewards, work and camaraderie that one would expect to find in an educational institution. Read this article in the Nation to gain a perspective on education in Parkistan, which matters as much to us as it does to the people of Pakistan as we seek to create a world where all of its citizens can be participate in the global dialog.
Daniel W. Rasmus, Founder and Principal Analyst of Serious Insights, is an internationally recognized speaker on the future of work and education. He is the author of several books, including Listening to the Future and Management by Design.