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Mismatch between business and higher education in Silicon Valley, new research shows

eLearningworld News One of the most important aspects for Silicon Valley’s continual growth and innovation is higher education, in a new book Stanford professors emeriti Dick Scott and Mike Kirst identifies several mismatches. The book with the title Higher Education and Silicon Valley: Connected but Conflicted is based on a longitudinal study describing developments in this area over the past 45 years (1970 to 2015). The research includes 350+ post-secondary educational organizations in the San… Continue reading

What if school education was entrepreneurial in its foundation?

eLearningworld Weekly Review The philosopher John Stuart Mill wrote in On Liberty from 1859: “Both teachers and learners go to sleep at their post as soon as there is no enemy in the field.” Meaning, nothing to explore, nothing to develop, no need for curiosity, just a big knowledge package to eat and that is force-fed one ingredient at the time and in exact the same proportions. Basically this is the foundation of the school… Continue reading