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American School of Bombay AN AMERICAN SCHOOL IN A FLAT WORLD Dr. Paul M. Fochtman Superintendent American School of Bombay Presentation for NAIS – Delegation

Dec 25, 2015

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  • American School of Bombay AN AMERICAN SCHOOL IN A FLAT WORLD Dr. Paul M. Fochtman Superintendent American School of Bombay Presentation for NAIS Delegation for Diversity August 2, 2006
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  • CONTENTS Introduction Overview of presentation Welcome to India Work in Progress Quality/Credibility American School of Bombay Flatteners impact on ASB India Inc. 10 Ways India Is changing the world Conclusion and Questions
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  • Strange Times: Global growth in not led by a few countries 24 countries are experiencing growth in excess of 7%, including Pakistan, Argentina, & China and India is more than 8% Economic liberalization is known, but also social and psychological liberalization is occurring. Since the 73 rd Amendment in 1993, mandatory elections in village clusters has resulted in 3.2 million local legislators (1 million are women) 40 years ago, 8 towns with more than 1 million population. Now there are 36 Flattening effect not reached beyond a few metropolitan towns Tata Group spent 2 billion to buy British Tea Company Tetley Indian flag flies on 5 th Avenue in New York City Pierre Hotel India has never followed the normal paths of capitalism and democracy but its entrepreneurial spirit is flourishing so to is the educational business Source: World Business, May 2006 WELCOME TO INDIA WORK IN PROGRESS
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  • 1.Department of State Recognized: AES New Delhi, American School of Bombay, American International School, Chennai (Calcutta & Hyderabad) 2.International/Missionary/Specialty: Woodstock, Kodaikanal; United World College; Mercedes Benz 3.International Curriculum often proprietary: Ecole Mondiale, Dhirubhai Ambani, Pathways, G.D. Goenka, residential schools 4. Local Independent Schools: Cathedral & John Connon, JB Petit, Don Bosco 5. Non-American Mission Sponsored Schools: French, German, Japan, British often K-6/8 6. Department of Defense: None in India OVERSEAS SCHOOLS
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  • QUALITY & CREDIBILITY Accreditation: MSA, WASC, NEA, etc. Recognition: IB, AP, etc Standardized Assessments: SAT, ACT, ERB, etc., Department of State/OSAC Rating (adequate/inadequate) Success of graduates at top universities globally
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  • AMERICAN SCHOOL OF BOMBAY Founded in 1981 with 12 students 530 students from 42 nationalities Mission We inspire all of our students to continuous inquiry, empowering them with the skills, courage, optimism, and integrity to pursue their dreams and enhance the lives of others. 1 st PYP, MYP, IB School in India. AP course are also offered Wireless laptops integrated 6-12 Scores on SAT among the highest of international and US independent schools 20% growth last year, 11% annually 44% of graduates attend top 25 universities Likely to be large flagship school within 5 years
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  • 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software
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  • 1997-98 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools"
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  • 1998-99 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools"
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  • 1999-00 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools" 1999-00 Outsourcing GE 1989 WEILL Visit, Y2K (part of a company/function)
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  • 2000-01 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools" 1999-00 Outsourcing GE 1989 WEILL Visit, Y2K (part of a company/function) 2000-01 Offshoring move a factory
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  • 2001-02 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools" 1999-00 Outsourcing GE 1989 WEILL Visit, Y2K (part of a company/function) 2000-01 Offshoring move a factory 2001-02 Supply Chaining
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  • 2002-03 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools" 1999-00 Outsourcing GE 1989 WEILL Visit, Y2K (part of a company/function) 2000-01 Offshoring move a factory 2001-02 Supply Chaining 2002-03 Insourcing, UPS - Horizontal
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  • 2003-04 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools" 1999-00 Outsourcing GE 1989 WEILL Visit, Y2K (part of a company/function) 2000-01 Offshoring move a factory 2001-02 Supply Chaining 2002-03 Insourcing, UPS - Horizontal 2003-04 In-Forming (personal access to all in google
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  • 2004-05 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools" 1999-00 Outsourcing GE 1989 WEILL Visit, Y2K (part of a company/function) 2000-01 Offshoring move a factory 2001-02 Supply Chaining 2002-03 Insourcing, UPS - Horizontal 2003-04 In-Forming (personal access to all in google 2004-05 The Steroids Amplify or turbocharge other flatteners - wireless
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  • 2005-06 1996-97 Common Work Flow Software 1997-98 Opensourcing "makes available free, many tools" 1999-00 Outsourcing GE 1989 WEILL Visit, Y2K (part of a company/function) 2000-01 Offshoring move a factory 2001-02 Supply Chaining 2002-03 Insourcing, UPS - Horizontal 2003-04 In-Forming (personal access to all in google 2004-05 The Steroids Amplify or turbocharge other flatteners - wireless
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  • India Inc. Bombays Boom formally known as Mumbai Brash, messy, and say, Indias biggest city embodies the nations ambition Richard Gere, Will Smith, Henry Kissinger, etc. the visitors are endless Approximately 20 million people by 2015, Mumbai is projected to be the second largest city in the world (Tokyo is # 1) Manhattan priced real estate overlooks slums Wall Street gets equities analyzed US Army hire kitchen staff via Brown & Holt Texans are sold vacations to Taj Mahal and discount heart surgery 40% of international flights arrive here Embodies countries staggering problems poor infrastructure, searing inequity, corruption, etc To know Bombay is to know Modern India Source: Time Magazine June 26, 2006
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  • 10 Ways India is Changing the World 1.Growing Up 2.Farming It In 3.Striking It Rich 4.Consuming Conspicuously 5.Packing Them In 6.Attracting Attention 7.Exporting Talent 8.People The Planet 9.Brewing Crisis 10.Challenging China
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