MOST EXCITING IDEA UNITING 100 UNIVERSITIES STUDENT UNIONS TO SUSTAIN HUMANS MACHINES & MOTHER NATURE Fortunately the worlds great educator sir fazle abed was already making 100 open universities of sustainable his 5th and final decade long mega-project in an extraordinary attempt to marry the women economics maps of ending povert with expanding middle clases with leapfrog tech partnerships that most empower worldwide youth to advance humanity.In 1984 co-authors of The 2025 Report included The Economist's Deputy Editor Norman Macrae. Our purpose to explore the Keynesian logic of why millennials with a trillion times moore tech than the moonshot generation - and urgently needing to be the first sustainability generation - would need a transformation in which education not economics is valued by all as the communal system which advances humanity.In the intervening 37 years, our friends have seen this view become exponentially more urgent - with covid just the most recent signal that humans have not yet applied remarkable technology leaps by von neumann and others in a way that values all lives matter. We do not see the UN's 2020s sdgs decade as just another media game but humanity's last call. Who's purposes with education give us hope in the 2020s of living up to neumanns (to 1957) and kennedy's (to 1963) valuation of youth. Examples:sir fazle abed to 2019 --- continuing fei-fei li in association with economistdiary.com we aim to profile the events to link in your millennials be that by zoom or for real:eg yidan dec 2021
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Varkey Foundation Newsletter November 2019
Peter Tabichi’s whirlwind US and UK tour
Touring the US and the UK this autumn, Global Teacher Prize Winner 2019 Peter Tabichi set out his Science Challenge to those in power to support STEM learning in Africa.

The Kenyan maths and physics teacher’s whirlwind tour of the United States began by discussing his Science Challenge with President Trump in the Oval Office of the White House. Peter then met with leaders of the World Bank, was granted the honour of opening the US Congress with a prayer, and spoke at the United Nations in New York 
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Peter Tabichi features on CNN’s African Changemakers

Global Education & Skills Forum Update 

The Year 2020 will mark the beginning of a “decade of delivery” in education – with ten years left to meet the sustainable development goal of promising every child a good education by 2030 Read more

Thousands apply for Global Teacher Prize 2020

We want to thank teachers, pupils, and parents across the world for nominating their favourite teachers for the Global Teacher Prize 2019. After our campaign on social media, we have received thousands of applications from inspirational teachers. We look to drawing up a Top 50 shortlist in the New Year as we seek to shine a light on the incredible work teachers do every day.

Hosting Latin American education summits

A total of 28 distinguished teachers from 14 countries came together in Buenos Aires in September for the Latin American Varkey Foundation Teacher Ambassador Summit. The summit provided a key opportunity for leading teachers to discuss the crucial issues impacting education on the continent.
The Varkey Foundation also hosted the Transforming Schools Annual Summit in Buenos Aires in September, where more than 700 delegates from across the continent gathered to hear from speakers including the education ministers from Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina. In sharp relief at the summit were new ways of learning through innovation and technology.

Why EdTech policy needs a critical update

Today, there are more computers in schools than ever before. For decades, governments around the world have invested in ICT and EdTech. However, there is still little to no evidence that learning technologies have had a positive impact on learning outcomes at the national level. The Atlantis Group spoke with teachers, school leaders, researchers and EdTech developers and to produce this new report. Read more

The Atlantis Group’s "Bucharest Declaration"

The Varkey Foundation’s Atlantis Group of 26 former ministers and heads of government, all experts in the field of education, met in early October in Bucharest, at the National School of Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA) to discuss the latest challenges facing global education. There the Atlantis Group issued and adopted the "Bucharest Declaration" that will see them lobbying for governments to intensify efforts worldwide to finance education, solve problems that fuel the global education crisis and combat functional illiteracy.

A new National Teacher Prize for Mexico

We are proud to announce the National Teacher Prize Mexico has been signed and will be launched with Movimiento STEM in 2020. A total of 33 National Teacher Prizes are currently running around the world, helping unearth thousands of stories of inspirational teachers.
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