The Gap Between Schooling and Education – Annie Lowrey – NYTimes.com

This is an excellent, MUST READ article from the Economix column in the NYT. Check it out!

The Gap Between Schooling and Education – NYTimes.com.

The author Annie Lowrie makes an important distinction between schooling and education.

For me, education seems to be such an emotive subject, full of extremes and divisiveness.

Let me me ask you to reflect on an important related open question, with the damage of excessive austerity still evident:

How should governments get more effective value for money from public education budgets and foreign aide?

Any thoughts?

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Japan’s Women to the Rescue – NYTimes.com

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This is an excellent article by Prof. Laura D’Andrea Tyson, writing in the Economix blog of the NYT. It’s a MUST READ article in my view. Check it out!

via Japan’s Women to the Rescue – NYTimes.com.

As I read the article, I thought that UK Prime Minister, David Cameron could pick up a few tips from Japan.

Any thoughts?

 

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