The Global Search for Education: First of Its Kind Global Refugee Study Highlights a Gap Between Policy and Practice
Apr07

The Global Search for Education: First of Its Kind Global Refugee Study Highlights a Gap Between Policy and Practice

“The divide between ‘refugees welcome’ and ‘refugees not welcome’ seems to be a global phenomenon in which refugees are viewed as outsiders and the public education system is understood as primarily serving national citizens.” — Elizabeth Buckner In a new global study of urban refugee education, researchers at Teachers College, Columbia University have revealed a gap between policy and practice. “Even in countries with strong national...

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Around the World in 30 Days: March 2017
Mar30

Around the World in 30 Days: March 2017

C. M. Rubin’s Monthly Global Education Report In her interview with CMRubinWorld this month, Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia, speaks about the troubling trends in world politics: “We have seen strong anti-globalization sentiment worldwide,” and how to address them: “Globalization has exposed students to a far greater range of ideas, cultures, languages, places and ideologies than ever before. Knowing how to...

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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: Because They Matter
Nov11

The Global Search for Education: Because They Matter

“I want readers to walk away understanding that education requires a holistic approach and should not be solely measured by assessments.” — Nadia Lopez In 2010, Nadia Lopez founded Mott Hall Bridges Academy, a public middle school which is located in Brownsville, one of the poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods in New York City. Nadia’s new book, The Bridge to Brilliance: How One Principal in a Tough...

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The Global Search for Education: A New House of Books for Kabul
Oct10

The Global Search for Education: A New House of Books for Kabul

“I read because I wanted to find a safe space away from all the turmoil around me, and I found that space amidst pages of books. They gave me peace, strength and wings to fly away from bombs and rockets that kept falling.”  —  Sajia Darwish Although Sajia Darwish is only a junior at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, she has accomplished more than most do in an entire lifetime. Darwish is driven by two things:...

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The Global Search for Education: The Top Global Teacher Bloggers on Integrating Diverse Classrooms
Aug28

The Global Search for Education: The Top Global Teacher Bloggers on Integrating Diverse Classrooms

The changes in immigration are dramatically impacting our global communities and our classrooms, which are becoming more diverse and multicultural. 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 led classrooms in 13 different countries that stretch...

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