Posted by: anotherworldip | 12/22/2013

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Globalization, its advocates promised, would enable all people to rise as high as their talents could take them. Yet, for most of the world, equality of opportunity remains a distant prospect – one that only new education strategies can bring closer. We welcome you to join the global debate concerning educational practice and policy on Project Syndicate’s new education vertical.

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Microeconomics for All

Paul Seabright: “Restructuring the microeconomics syllabus would send an inspiring – and accurate – message: even complex ideas developed by experts can be understood and applied by educated laypeople.”

The Humanities Crisis

Andrew Delbanco: “It is time to abandon the “either/or” discourse that pits science against humanities. It is time to seek out best practices that bridge this putative divide, and scale them up.”

European Universities’ Identity Crisis

Víctor Pérez-Díaz: “Policymakers must be aware of the educational and cultural damage that continuous reforms – all justified in the future-oriented jargon of the day – can wreak.”

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