20th century intelligence - ending poverty of half world without electricity -although Keynes 1936 (last capter general theiry money inetrest emplymen) asked Economists to take hipocrati oath as the profession that ended extreme poverty, most economists did the opposite. Whats not understandable is how educatirs failed to catalogue the lessons of the handful who bottom-up empowered vilages to collaboratively end poverty. There are mainly 2 inteligences to understand- Borlaug on food; fazle abed on everything that raised life expectancy in tropical viage asia from low 40s to 60s (about 7 below norm of living with electricity and telecomes). Between 1972 and 2001, Abed's lessons catalogued in this mooc had largelu built the nation of Bangladesh and been replicated with help of Unicef's James Grant acroo most tropical asian areas. What's exciting is the valley's mr ad mrs steve jobs invted Fazle Abed to share inteligences 2001 at his 65th birthday party. The Jobs and frineds promised to integrate abed's inteligence into neighborhod university stanfrd which in any event wanted Jobs next great leap the iphone. The Valley told abed to start a university so that women graduates from poor and rich nations could blend inteligence as Abed's bottom of the pyramid vilage began their journey of leapfrog modles now that gridd infarstructures were ni longer needed for sdiar and mobile. Abed could also help redesign the millennium goals which were being greenwashed into a shared worldwide system coding frame by 2016. There re at Abed's 80th birtday party , the easy bitwas checking this mooc was uptodate. The hard bit - what did Abed mean by his wish to headhunt a taiwanese american to head the university's 3rd decade starting 2020?

Sunday, January 30, 2022

news on goal 4 search spring 22 ;; 4.5


From Hong Kong's Yidan Prize and Luminaries ( and allthe people who value education as sustainability's best last chance)  ...education ideas bank

year of 21 not out yet - track reports here

from 2020 yidan report:
Sir Fazle sadly passed away in December 2019, but the work he began continues at pace. We spoke to his friend and colleague Dr Erum Mariam, Executive Director at the BRAC Institute of Educational Development, who described the team’s swift response to pandemic lockdowns. The work of our laureates l Our annual report for 2020 BRAC’s work has always reinforced the importance of women as change-makers in homes and communities. When the pandemic took away opportunities for children to gather in play centers, the team switched to the most powerful technology at their disposal: cell phones.

The power of picking up the phone kept play-based learning on the agenda for BRAC The BRAC team knew they needed to keep connected with parents, particularly mothers, throughout the pandemic. But how? Well, most people in Bangladesh own a cell phone— perhaps up to 90% (while only around 50% have internet). So in a matter of weeks, they set up weekly 20-minute phone calls, checking in on families, giving support to both parents and children, and suggesting games and activities to keep play-based learning alive. They call this telecommunications model Pashe Achhi, which means “beside you” in Bangla. Online learning platforms might be exploding in popularity, but for BRAC, you can’t beat the “power of human connection” you get with a one-to-one call. It also helps the team reach communities that might otherwise be completely disconnected. Before the pandemic, BRAC was already working with around 40,000 children in Rohingya refugee camps; cell phones have let the team stay in touch with 90% of them.Working with our Foundation gave BRAC the confidence to change plans and grow “Not for a moment did we hesitate,” says Erum. “We knew that Yidan would support us, and that gives us a lot of energy, and a lot of courage to do what we need to do.” Not only has BRAC been able to adjust its plans for expanding play-based learning in three countries, but they’re even exploring new ideas. With the help of another partnership, they’re finding ways to evaluate how they use mobile technology, echoing another of Sir Fazle’s founding principles: every intervention must be tried, tested, and improved at every stage
update goal 3
Sir Fazle published in The Lancet 2013 https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62112-1

Bangladesh's health revolution

related video berkeley 2015
few us universities offer more curriculum on s asia than berkeley https://chowdhurycenter.berkeley.edu/paper-prize
- the bangladesh scholars network inaugurated with this 2015 talk by sir fazle

Chowdhury, A. M.Karim, F.Rohde, J. E.Ahmed, J.Abed, F. H. (‎World Health Organization1991)‎

Controlling a forgotten disease: using voluntary health workers for tuberculosis control in rural Bangladesh 

Chowdhury, AMRIshikawa, NIslam, M.SHussain, S.Cash, R.AAbed, F.H. (Brac University1991)

Use and Safety of Home-Made Oral Rehydration Solutions: An Epidemiological Evaluation from Bangladesh 

Get access 
International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 17, Issue 3, September 1988, Pages 655–665, https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/17.3.655

No comments:

Post a Comment