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Flashpoints Presents: The Battle For Education in The 21st Century Part 12

Posted on June 03, 2015 by Flashpoints

gradFlashpoints examines the past, present & future of public education through a social justice lens.  Broadcasts every Wednesday for 15 weeks, which began March 18, 2015.

This series is produced and hosted by Ken Yale

Episode 12 (Aired June 3rd 2015)

Another Education Is Possible

We continue to explore alternative educational approaches, focusing on models outside the U.S. public education system.  Featured are the public education system in Finland, internationally recognized as one of the highest achieving and most equitable in the world, and contemporary indigenous learning lodges, which are being developed across North America by the Native American Academy.


Pasi Sahlberg: Visiting professor at Harvard ‘s Graduate School of Education and former Director General in Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture

Rose Von Thater-Braan: Co-founder & Director, Native American Academy.¬† Former Director of Education at U.C. Berkeley’s Center for Particle Astrophysics

Click on the link below to listen to this episode

Education Series Part 12


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