The Application of Pull vs Push for Education

Tony Lamberton, CEO, The Learning Trust and Kate Unsworth, Principal at Christleton International Studio shares how they have applied lean management to education, and how their lean school aims higher, trying to rethink learning altogether. The Christleton Learning Trust wanted to change from “manufacturing” children for life (push model) to focusing on developing their talent (pull model).   […]

Cary Academy Uses JMP to Optimize Admissions and Class Placement

Simon King, a statistics teacher at Cary Academy in central North Carolina, a private school for grades 6-12, decided to start using statistical software in his classroom. King believes JMP should, and could, be used in classrooms everywhere, both private and public: “JMP makes it affordable. It’s cheaper than textbooks. It’s priced ridiculously competitively. It’s […]

Improving the Procurement Process at UTPA

The University of Texas Pan American (UTPA) encourages students to “Prepare, Discover, Transform.” As the University has become highly successful, it now struggled to support the demands of the increased volume of a growing regional University. A 3-day Value Stream Mapping event was held to focus on the procurement process.  With this detailed view of […]