Around the World in 30 Days – ...

Mar 30, 2015 by

C. M. Rubin’s global education reportIn March, I continued my conversations with thought leaders around the world. The ABC of Gender...

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Thinking Big! How to Prepare f...

Jan 3, 2015 by

By Ann Puntis and Melanie Hilton Today’s college graduates are looking at the big picture — towards the world of multinational...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Feb 17, 2014 by

“The convergence of different studies showing steady improvement indicates that indeed a real change in teaching and learning...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Jan 14, 2014 by

“The more important questions that countries have to ask themselves are why they are comparing with one another and what they...

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PISA scores for China are like...

Dec 26, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The holiday seasons of 2012 and 2013 in the education world have been dominated by the release of new...

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‘Bad loser’ accusa...

Dec 11, 2013 by

People in Western countries sceptical about the success of Chinese pupils in the international Pisa tests have been attacked as bad...

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England’s schools failin...

Dec 8, 2013 by

Sir Michael Wilshaw’s annual report will condemn ‘unacceptable waste of human potential’ White working-class...

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What You Need to Know About th...

Dec 5, 2013 by

Diane Ravitch – The news reports say that the test scores of American students on the latest PISA test are...

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Let the Best Practices Rorscha...

Dec 4, 2013 by

  Jay P. greene – What do you see in this picture?  The new PISA results are out and education charlatans of every stripe...

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An Interview with Neal McClusk...

Dec 4, 2013 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) Neal, the PISA results are now out, and of course some people are whining and wailing. But in the...

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Are Finland’s vaunted schools ...

Dec 3, 2013 by

Finland has for years been a leader in education, scoring at or near the top of international assessments and capturing the attention...

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AFT President Weingarten on PI...

Dec 3, 2013 by

AFT’s Weingarten: “The crucial question we face now is whether we have the political will to move away from the failed policies and...

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OECD pushes public education a...

Dec 3, 2013 by

Education International (EI) has reacted to the release of the results of the 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment...

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‘Prepare pupils in Engla...

Dec 3, 2013 by

Tests taken by 15-year-olds to determine international rankings are so politically important that schools should prepare pupils for...

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Pisa league tables dictate how...

Dec 2, 2013 by

Peter Wilby – Once again Britain has done badly in the international assessment of schooling. But there is more to learning...

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Schools in England can take th...

Nov 7, 2013 by

Individual secondary schools in England will be able to take influential international tests to see how they compare with the highest...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

May 23, 2013 by

Research has sought to understand why more boys than girls excel in math and science in the U.S. “The gender gap in math and...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Aug 31, 2011 by

“We need to focus on the kind of human beings we want to have and the kind of society in which we want to live” —...

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Randi Weingarten: Rolling Up O...

Jul 20, 2011 by

“The quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers and principals, since student learning is...

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