BLOG: Why the design of Education 2.0 must begin now
AUTHOR: Jan Owen AM, CEO of Foundation for Young Australians
This month I went to Moscow, Russia at the invitation of the Global Education Leaders Partnership (GELP) to present FYA’s New Work Order research on young people and the future of work.
The pre-summit introduction included our Russian hosts explaining Russia to us by quoting Winston Churchill, who famously said: “Russia is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.”
TITLE: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,
AUTHOR: Angela Duckworth
In this must-read for anyone seeking to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth takes us on an eye-opening journey to discover the true qualities that lead to outstanding achievement. Winningly personal, insightful and powerful, Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and how that – not talent or luck – makes all the difference.
TITLE: There Is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow
AUTHOR: Jeffrey J. Selingo
From the bestselling author of College Unbound comes a hopeful, inspiring blueprint to help alleviate parents’ anxiety and prepare their college-educated child to successfully land a good job after graduation.