The Global Search for Education: I Have a Voice
Jan11

The Global Search for Education: I Have a Voice

“It is time to for us to awaken to our true selves, to listen to what makes our hearts sing – to find our element.” — Sacha Abercorn, Her Grace the Duchess of Abercorn When terror and fear is left in a child, Sacha Abercorn OBE, the Duchess of Abercorn, explains it will “carry further destruction with it through a lifetime.” In 1987, the Duchess founded The Pushkin Trust, which began as The Pushkin...

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Around the World in 30 Days: December 2016
Dec30

Around the World in 30 Days: December 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report We were delighted to win our second Upton Sinclair Award this year, given for our “continual work on world-wide educational issues.” In the more than ninety Global Search for Education articles we published throughout the world in 2016, our consistent themes included the need to fundamentally change the way we think about education so as to make it relevant in a rapidly changing...

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The Global Search for Education: The Rich, the Poor and What the World’s Millennials Think
Dec27

The Global Search for Education: The Rich, the Poor and What the World’s Millennials Think

According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation (OECD), the gap between the rich and the poor keeps widening, with the richest 10% of the population earning 9.6 times the income of the poorest 10%. Income inequality has been growing on average in OECD countries over the last 25 years. Relative poverty is increasing. Their research also concluded there is a wider gap in education in the most unequal countries, which leads to a...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers – The Best Holiday Gifts for Your Students
Dec24

The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers – The Best Holiday Gifts for Your Students

The Holidays are such a special time of year! Our lives take on a larger meaning as we think about our family, our extended family and our long-lost friends. It’s a time of giving and reflection. Our Global Teacher Bloggers are pioneers and innovators in fields such as technology integration, mathematics coaching, special needs education, science instruction, and gender equity. They have founded schools, written curricula, and...

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The Global Search for Education: What Meta-Learning?
Dec12

The Global Search for Education: What Meta-Learning?

“Metacognition is rising in importance as educators are realizing its importance and developing learning experiences to complement their existing assignments.” —  Charles Fadel In an uncertain and rapidly changing world, Charles Fadel, founder of the Center for Curriculum Redesign (CCR), believes the ability “to reflect and adapt is at a premium.” Fadel advocates for a holistic approach to 21st Century...

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The Global Search for Education: Everything You Need to Know About PISA
Dec06

The Global Search for Education: Everything You Need to Know About PISA

“If we look at countries like Singapore, Canada, Estonia, Japan and Finland, who have combined excellence and equity over a number of PISA cycles, we can see what they do: they have high and universal expectations for all students, an unwavering focus on outstanding teaching and they target resources on schools and students that are struggling.”  —  Andreas Schleicher The Programme for International Student...

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