Anthony Mackay interviews the leading thinkers in education.
Student Agency: Charles Leadbeater on Putting Students at the Center
Charles Leadbeater, an internationally renowned author and advisor on innovation, discusses how systemic change in education can lead to greater student agency with NCEE's Anthony Mackay.
Future Scenarios for Schooling: An Interview with Tracey Burns
Tracey Burns, an international education researcher, talks with NCEE’s Anthony Mackay about potential directions for education around the world.
Education & the New Economy: The Imperative for Good Jobs
America Achieves CEO Jon Schnur discusses the importance of a good jobs agenda and the role of career pathway systems for preparing children for the next economy.
A New Educated Workforce for the New Economy: A Conversation with Bob Schwartz
Anthony Mackay speaks with Bob Schwartz, professor at Harvard University and co-founder of the Pathways to Prosperity network, about what America needs to do to update its CTE system to match leading countries around the world.
An Interview with Jal Mehta
In this interview, Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Jal Mehta argues that our current system of schools—designed in the early 20th century industrial era—need to become modern organizations capable of supporting deeper learning for all students.
An Interview with Linda Darling-Hammond
NCEE CEO Anthony Mackay spoke with Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University, president and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute, and a member of NCEE’s Center on International Education Benchmarking advisory board. The two discussed what it might take, in this post-pandemic moment, to strengthen our public education system and ensure that it supports social cohesion, economic prosperity, and individual and collective well-being. Darling-Hammond explained that historically there is an “anatomy of inequality” in the U.S. education system. Poverty and segregation, unequal school resources, inequitable distribution of well-qualified educators, and lack of access to a rigorous curriculum work against too many of our students.
An excellent resource
Global Ed Talks is an informative and engaging look across the world’s education landscape at what’s happening, what’s working and where it’s all headed. Mackay is a dynamic and insightful host. A must listen for education policy types, researchers and practitioners.