In response to the international financial crises and call-to-action for Global Education Transformation, The Ford Program-Global Education Initiative [GEI Project] donates a value of $3.2 million in MultiMedia STEM [science-technology-engineering-math] Education Materials for each public school in countries, regions and states committed to long-term education transformation at all their public schools, K-12→College→Career. The STEM Education donations, which now include more than 70,000 online pages of multimedia programs and materials, are made directly to Government Education Agencies and to Departments and Ministries of Education.
In addition, The Ford Program-GEI Project donates what may be the first MultiMedia Global Education Transformation Business Plan that is systemic, scalable and sustainable to close the gaps in public school education, worldwide, K-12→College→Career.
All Ford Program-GEI Project donations are designed
to close K-12→College education gaps and
to develop the Next Generation leading
scientists, engineers, technologists, and business executives
within public schools, worldwide, K-12→College→Career…
MultiMedia Global Education Transformation Business Plan: Collaboratively developed with leading international educators, the Multimedia Global Education Transformation Business Plan includes supporting data templates and checklists for customization by grassroots’ communities, worldwide. The Multimedia Global Business Plan for transformative education is specifically designed to:
- Reduce remedial education costs by $2.0 billion, USD, a year;
- Provide annual core STEM subject matter and 21st Century Skills’ Training with Mentoring and Follow Up for all public school teachers, K-12→College;
- Deliver the best OER STEM content directly to all public schools, K-12→College;
- Assure that every student, at every grade level, at every public school both attains and can apply STEM Education and other 21st Century Skills, with proficiency, K-12→College→Career; and
- Develop the Next Generation Leaders in science, technology, engineering and business enterprise, worldwide.
$3.2 Million MultiMedia STEM Education Donations: The STEM Education donations by The Ford Program-GEI Project will be made to countries and governments to help accelerate Global Education Transformation. All STEM Education donations will include transformative multimedia materials with innovative science and technology applications for both teachers and students, K-12→College→Career:
16 Vital Science Areas: The MultiMedia STEM Education donations cover 16 science areas vital to the 21st Century Global Economy. Significantly, each STEM Education Program in each of the 16 areas of science includes applied biology, chemistry, math and the laws of thermodynamics related to the main science, K-12→College→Career:
MultiMedia Training eData Center: Included within the STEM Education donations is the online MultiMedia Training eData Center that provides on-demand training and mentoring-follow up for public school Teachers-As-Education Coaches and for public school Students-As-Proactive Learners, K-12→College→Career.
Timeline: The next phase of The Ford Program-GEI Project donations to countries and governments begins January 2016.