Youth, Internet, Africa, Adult Learning… The lies of Poverty and Job CreationEducating youth tocreate jobs rather than for...
Agenda<br /><ul><li>Poverty
Power
Learning
Community
Business
Lies
Us</li></li></ul><li>Poverty…   is changing<br />
Education fails when there is no job<br />
Failure factors in learning programs<br /><ul><li>Curriculum out of local context
Unsafe environments
Non sustainable funding models
Waste learning
Access barriers
Defeatist poverty values
No job on exit</li></li></ul><li>What needs to change<br /><ul><li>100% local context relevant learning
Community driven learning
Safe place to meet, learn and share
Zero waste time in curriculum
Commercially viable model
Local level controlled
Individual learning plans
Tear down all barriers to learning and personal growth
Job Creation (not placement) model
Culture of anticipation</li></li></ul><li>What if motivation was beaten out of you<br />What if you were told you were a f...
The war against poverty runs deeper than STEM curriculum<br />“A drunk in a new apartment, food stamps and a GED…<br />Is ...
Poverty… Is a life of dead-end walls<br />“You are isolated”<br />“You have no resources”<br />“Only wealth gets educated”...
You can not push out the darkness<br />But you can turn on a light  - Maharishi<br />
Power…   is shifting<br />
The old “Colonial” education ways are fading<br />One Way Model<br />Industrial Authoritarian Instruction<br />MEDIA<br />...
How is colonial learning architectureyielding to the Internet?<br />
First Change: “The solutions/content are everywhere”<br />I’m Here<br />Even Way Out Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br...
Second Change: “Communities” are everywhere<br />I’m Here<br />Even Way Out Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<b...
We have entered a Global Democracy“We are global community of content and collaboration”<br />Content<br />Global Knowledg...
What if we looked at learning as billions of individuals in a global community?<br />
Youth are Globally Connected<br />
Learning…   is transforming<br />
Yet, something is changing?<br />How we learn and relate to the world around us is <br />already <br />changing…<br />for ...
Adult Learning Androgyny in practice<br />Individual Growth<br />Individual Learner Differences<br />Knowles, Holton, and ...
The World Health Organization defines life skills as “abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals...
San Jose High School graduating only 55% of the 2011 Class<br />
What is the process of web learning?<br />We need a Global Learning Framework ©<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br /...
How community learning works: “Micro Learning Paths©”<br />I need to<br />know<br />I will chooseto own this<br />knowledg...
Community…   is unifying<br />
How learning develops the community:“Whatever you.. Changes the world.”<br />Global Change<br />Personal Change<br />Disco...
Small Group learning or Project Based Learning PBL create localized  Micro Learning Groups.” - RC<br />Problem<br />Discov...
When shared learning over the Internet takes place itcreates Macro Learning Collectives.” - RC<br />Problem<br />Discover<...
Global Learning Framework is…<br />Individual - Micro Learning Paths<br />Small Group - Micro Learning Collectives<br />Gl...
Micro Learning Paths™Global Learning Framework™<br />From Individual based learning >>  Micro Learning Paths™<br />Global ...
Knowledge<br />+ Community<br />CreatesTransformation<br />Downtown Learning Center Brooklyn, NY<br />
Business…   is accessible<br />
Economics of change<br />How do we move from the academic theory into employing Africa’s people into good salary jobs?<br ...
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  1. 1. Youth, Internet, Africa, Adult Learning… The lies of Poverty and Job CreationEducating youth tocreate jobs rather than for jobs.A Global Learning Framework™ Presentation<br />By Richard C. Close Servant – CEO The Chrysalis Campaign, Inc.<br />Global Learning Framework<br />“I am Africa, This is my story…” Global Learning Framework are a Copyright 2011 Richard C. Close and Chrysalis Campaign. Inc.Photography the copyright of Richard C. Close<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Poverty
  3. 3. Power
  4. 4. Learning
  5. 5. Community
  6. 6. Business
  7. 7. Lies
  8. 8. Us</li></li></ul><li>Poverty… is changing<br />
  9. 9. Education fails when there is no job<br />
  10. 10. Failure factors in learning programs<br /><ul><li>Curriculum out of local context
  11. 11. Unsafe environments
  12. 12. Non sustainable funding models
  13. 13. Waste learning
  14. 14. Access barriers
  15. 15. Defeatist poverty values
  16. 16. No job on exit</li></li></ul><li>What needs to change<br /><ul><li>100% local context relevant learning
  17. 17. Community driven learning
  18. 18. Safe place to meet, learn and share
  19. 19. Zero waste time in curriculum
  20. 20. Commercially viable model
  21. 21. Local level controlled
  22. 22. Individual learning plans
  23. 23. Tear down all barriers to learning and personal growth
  24. 24. Job Creation (not placement) model
  25. 25. Culture of anticipation</li></li></ul><li>What if motivation was beaten out of you<br />What if you were told you were a failure all of your life?<br />You are a looser<br />You will be poor like the rest of your family<br />That there is no hope<br />Your friends and family murdered. gangs, AIDs, etc.<br />Or in jail<br />That success is impossible<br />Trapped<br />
  26. 26. The war against poverty runs deeper than STEM curriculum<br />“A drunk in a new apartment, food stamps and a GED…<br />Is still a drunk”<br />- Richard<br />
  27. 27. Poverty… Is a life of dead-end walls<br />“You are isolated”<br />“You have no resources”<br />“Only wealth gets educated”<br />“Only wealth has logistics”<br />“Only wealth has freedom”<br />“Only wealth builds and creates”<br />“You are at the mercy of others”<br />“You are alone”<br />
  28. 28. You can not push out the darkness<br />But you can turn on a light - Maharishi<br />
  29. 29. Power… is shifting<br />
  30. 30. The old “Colonial” education ways are fading<br />One Way Model<br />Industrial Authoritarian Instruction<br />MEDIA<br />MEDIA<br />MEDIA<br />MEDIA<br />MEDIA<br />MEDIA<br />
  31. 31. How is colonial learning architectureyielding to the Internet?<br />
  32. 32. First Change: “The solutions/content are everywhere”<br />I’m Here<br />Even Way Out Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />NoOver Here<br />Here<br />Back Here<br />
  33. 33. Second Change: “Communities” are everywhere<br />I’m Here<br />Even Way Out Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />Here<br />NoOver Here<br />Here<br />Back Here<br />
  34. 34. We have entered a Global Democracy“We are global community of content and collaboration”<br />Content<br />Global Knowledge Sharing<br />Global Banking<br />Community<br />
  35. 35. What if we looked at learning as billions of individuals in a global community?<br />
  36. 36. Youth are Globally Connected<br />
  37. 37. Learning… is transforming<br />
  38. 38. Yet, something is changing?<br />How we learn and relate to the world around us is <br />already <br />changing…<br />for all of us.<br />
  39. 39. Adult Learning Androgyny in practice<br />Individual Growth<br />Individual Learner Differences<br />Knowles, Holton, and Swanson, 1998<br />
  40. 40. The World Health Organization defines life skills as “abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges ofeveryday life”. <br />The Disconnect<br />WHO/UNESCO Life Skills<br />http://amberscotchburn.wordpress.com/life-skills/<br />
  41. 41. San Jose High School graduating only 55% of the 2011 Class<br />
  42. 42. What is the process of web learning?<br />We need a Global Learning Framework ©<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Self Contained “Local” Course and Content…<br />me-and-my-bubble<br />Adult Learning<br />Prepare<br />Present<br />Practice<br />Performance<br />Traditional eLearning<br />Assess<br />Present<br />Test<br />
  43. 43. How community learning works: “Micro Learning Paths©”<br />I need to<br />know<br />I will chooseto own this<br />knowledge<br />I willpublish my discovery<br />Discover<br />Problem<br />Adopt<br />Share<br />Collaborate<br />Explore<br />what else relates to this<br />Validate how it fits into the world<br />
  44. 44. Community… is unifying<br />
  45. 45. How learning develops the community:“Whatever you.. Changes the world.”<br />Global Change<br />Personal Change<br />Discover<br />Problem<br />Adopt<br />Share<br />Collaborate<br />
  46. 46. Small Group learning or Project Based Learning PBL create localized Micro Learning Groups.” - RC<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Discover<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Collaborate<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Adopt<br />Share<br />Collaborate<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Share<br />
  47. 47. When shared learning over the Internet takes place itcreates Macro Learning Collectives.” - RC<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Discover<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Collaborate<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Adopt<br />Share<br />Collaborate<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Share<br />
  48. 48. Global Learning Framework is…<br />Individual - Micro Learning Paths<br />Small Group - Micro Learning Collectives<br />Global Web- Macro Learning Collectives<br />Global change<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Problem<br />Discover<br />Adopt<br />Collaborate<br />Share<br />Group change<br />Personal change<br />
  49. 49. Micro Learning Paths™Global Learning Framework™<br />From Individual based learning >> Micro Learning Paths™<br />Global Change<br />Individual Change<br />Knowles, Holton, and Swanson, 1998<br />Richard C. Close 2009<br />
  50. 50. Knowledge<br />+ Community<br />CreatesTransformation<br />Downtown Learning Center Brooklyn, NY<br />
  51. 51. Business… is accessible<br />
  52. 52. Economics of change<br />How do we move from the academic theory into employing Africa’s people into good salary jobs?<br />What is Africa’s secret resource for all this change…?<br />
  53. 53. It’s Youth<br />Fearless <br />
  54. 54. Armed with Technology<br />
  55. 55. Global Democratic Knowledge Changes Everything… It is “Community Centered Learning”<br />
  56. 56. Micro-Multi-Nationals are now Equipped for Global Logistics<br />
  57. 57. Youth and Adults are Becoming “Micro – Multinationals” <br />Small & Medium Businesses Creation<br /><ul><li>Tourism
  58. 58. Bottled water
  59. 59. Food products
  60. 60. Electronics
  61. 61. Garment industry
  62. 62. Building products
  63. 63. Steel Products
  64. 64. Stone products
  65. 65. Agriculture
  66. 66. Weaving</li></ul>InternetGlobalLogistics<br />Internet GlobalMarketing<br />
  67. 67. This Means African Youth are becoming….<br />small and medium size multi-national businesses<br />
  68. 68. Poverty’s lies… are fading<br />
  69. 69. Old myths are being replaced with new Values<br /><ul><li>I am part of a global community
  70. 70. I have global resources
  71. 71. The community of the world is my school
  72. 72. I am free to speak
  73. 73. I have freedom to build
  74. 74. I am part of global logistics
  75. 75. I will overcome my obstacles
  76. 76. I am not alone</li></li></ul><li>Community Learning Centers should be safe places for individuals and groups to learn and share with the world - RCC<br />Shared Lessons:<br /><ul><li>Micro-economics
  77. 77. Village leadership
  78. 78. Arts and Crafts
  79. 79. Stone work
  80. 80. Weaving
  81. 81. Farming
  82. 82. Tourism
  83. 83. Fishing
  84. 84. Cattle</li></li></ul><li>The world… is changing<br />
  85. 85. That’s why now is the time to make some Noise…<br />
  86. 86. GiveThem aVoice<br />
  87. 87. Sponsor a “CyberYouth Days”Download Materials at: http://I-am-the-story.ning.com<br />
  88. 88. A place to encourage one another http://i-am-the-story.ning.com<br />
  89. 89. And Collaborative Community Learning Centers<br />
  90. 90. Is a… safe place for local community to meet, learn and work together while accessing the resources of the world.<br />Store<br />Store<br />Rest Rooms<br />Office<br />Office<br />
  91. 91. Please Remember<br />It is not about educatingchildrenFORjobs.<br />It is about empowering people who will CREATE jobs.<br />To create a new Africawe can only dream of.<br />
  92. 92. Questions<br />By Richard C. Close<br />The Chrysalis Campaign, Inc.New Milford, CT 06776<br />rclose@this-is-my-story.org<br />Twitter: this-is-my-story <br />Contest at:<br />http://this-is-my-story.ning.com<br />Chrysalis Site:<br />http://globallearningframework.ning.com<br />Micro Learning Paths, Global Learning Framework, Global Learning Process are Copyright 2011 Richard C. Close Web Education System, My Web Library are Trademark s of Bascom, Inc. www.bascom.com Space Images Copyright NASA. Africa and Brooklyn, NY photography copyright 2007-9 Richard C. Close<br />Sponsored by<br />

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