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The education revolution and our global future | David Baker | TEDxFulbright

The education revolution and our global future | David Baker | TEDxFulbright

Translator: Carol Wang Reviewer: Zsófia Herczeg I’d like to talk to you today about a very common large topic – education, schooling, from pre-school all the way through university, all the way to adult education. We love to talk about Read more…


Who were the Vestal Virgins, and what was their job? – Peta Greenfield

Who were the Vestal Virgins, and what was their job? – Peta Greenfield

A lone priestess walks towards an underground chamber. People line the streets to watch as she proclaims her innocence. It doesn’t matter. She’s already been judged and found guilty. The sentence? Live burial. The underground chamber contains a portion of Read more…


Public education — are we under, over or just misspending? Michelle Rhee at TEDxWallStreet

Public education — are we under, over or just misspending? Michelle Rhee at TEDxWallStreet

Translator: Gustavo Rocha Reviewer: Capa Girl Good afternoon, my name is Michelle Rhee, I am the former chancellor of the Washington DC schools I’m also currently the CEO of an organization called Students First. And the whole idea behind Students Read more…


TEDxRamallah Munir Fasheh منير فاشه Occupation of knowledge الاحتلال المعرفي

TEDxRamallah Munir Fasheh منير فاشه Occupation of knowledge الاحتلال المعرفي

You’ve heard many stories and I’m sure you are all tired and hungry but bear with me for 15 minutes to talk about something a little different. We’ve heard a lot about the internet and technology and the wonders of Read more…


What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast The writer George Eliot cautioned us that, among all forms of mistake, prophesy is the most gratuitous. The person that we would all acknowledge as her 20th-century counterpart, Yogi Berra, agreed. He said, “It’s Read more…


We need to change the educational system: Anne Mieke Eggenkamp at TEDxAmsterdamWomen 2013

Translator: Hoa Pham Reviewer: Mirjana Čutura Sometimes in life, you have to reinvent yourself, to make a tough decision, get out of your rhythm, shift your focus, get rid of all the things that are not working anymore. I am Read more…


Learning from dirty jobs | Mike Rowe

Learning from dirty jobs | Mike Rowe

The “Dirty Jobs” crew and I were called to a little town in Colorado, called Craig. It’s only a couple dozen square miles. It’s in the Rockies. And the job in question was sheep rancher. My role on the show, Read more…


Mindfulness, Humility & Holistic Approach to Education: Gadadhara Pandit Dasa at TEDxTeachersCollege

Mindfulness, Humility & Holistic Approach to Education: Gadadhara Pandit Dasa at TEDxTeachersCollege

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Good morning. They asked us to wear solid colors, so I thought I’d put on orange for the occasion. (Laughter) This morning I’d like to speak a little bit about mindfulness, humility, Read more…


Liz Coleman’s call to reinvent liberal arts education

Liz Coleman’s call to reinvent liberal arts education

College presidents are not the first people who come to mind when the subject is the uses of the creative imagination. So I thought I’d start by telling you how I got here. The story begins in the late ’90s. Read more…


Emotional Education in the 21st Century | Alain de Botton | CDI 2013

Emotional Education in the 21st Century | Alain de Botton  | CDI 2013