Norman Macrae -The Economist pro-youth economist -bravo sir fazle abed & jack ma
.Our tour focuses on
|.Would your first tour have celebrated different job creating networks- please tell us rsvp email@example.com Norman Macrae Foundation for pro-youth economics..|
By the nation's 40th birthday, the 2 main job-creating banks of Bangladesh had sustained 15 million jobs out of rural villages. These were mainly agricultural and designed around the system innovations show.
Kenya had the good fortune to be the first country where a social business entrepreneur inspired by Bangladesh's job creating bank was able to digitalise all of the bank's transactional records. Customers targeted included youth in slums as well as parents in villages. New sorts of jobs started to be created by networks of youth- The end year 2012 Economist visiting Kenya slums wonders aloud whether this is the most entrepreneurial space on earth. Additionally Kenya saw the scaling of first job creating designs of:
gps integrated tweets - ushahidi
Meanwhile Bangladeshi's hundred thousand village centres became a perfect hub and spoke network for experimenting with mobiles. The first new job being tens of thousands of village telephone ladies. However even greater value transformations happen when value chains are redesigned by people whose first experiments with mobile involve more job creation and more collaboration around sharing life-saving knowhow.
Meanwhile China's whiz kid at digitalizing markets -Jack ma - has challenged Bangladesh to join him in learning how to create 100 million jobs round value chains designed bottom-up and open.
The good news is that the developments cited in 1 and 2 were led up until 2010 by leaders who loved job creating education but did not particularly experiment with how igital connectivity could change education. This has been led by New Zealand with 1 million chinese parent watching closely on; south Africa's physical free university; and now can come full circle with both Muhammad Yunus and Sir Fazle Abed seeing free online education as the greatest job creating stimuli any generation has ever been born to free.
Our 4 next series of curriculum will look at
free job creating education experiments around friends
of taddy bleckher including mandela, branson and google partners in south frica
all of the above
These 4 series interconnect with how , for example, yunus has been inspired by such free educational platforms as Coursera and Khan
Extract of Muhammad Yunus Vision Skoll April 2013
When Khan stands up and talks about his Khan Academy, or I read about him or listen to his speeches- it always come to my mind: we won't need Oxford any more! - the whole world will be one big Oxford, we need only one global university --- the best!?!
2012's Two pro-youth gamechangers in education
please note exact tools, dynamics of both of these platforms and other platforms are changing very fast - for example khan's impact may vary from its basic free service to swarming skype tutors by practice area around the content it has put up 365/24/7 . To keep uptodate, we offer a monthly newsletter tracking free online education's gamechangers . We also welcome collaboration around a "youtube tag" we call moocyunus
where do you search MOOCyunus - eg youtube
|2 Yunus Diary January 2008 -New York's smartest question on sub-prime is asked by 9 year old
|14 yunus book: how can youth urgently & joyfully linkin to revolution of collaboration entrepreneur