The Global Search for Education: New Study Shows Student Well-Being Is in Serious Decline
Apr19

The Global Search for Education: New Study Shows Student Well-Being Is in Serious Decline

“Perhaps the most distressing threat to student well-being is bullying, and it can have serious consequences for the victim, the bully and the bystanders.” — Andreas Schleicher “When disenfranchised youth from the heart of our countries, who have ticked all the boxes of formal education, join the Islamic State to turn the historic multi-ethnic and multi-religious powerhouses of the Middle East back into...

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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: 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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Around the World in 30 Days: November 2016
Nov30

Around the World in 30 Days: November 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report Americans chose to elect a billionaire businessman, an outsider with no government experience, over Hillary Clinton, the candidate of the establishment. What economic and social forces might have prompted this upset in the US Election 2016? And what might we imagine are the implications of these pressures? Additionally, what did we all learn about the virtues – Truth, Beauty and...

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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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Around the World in 30 Days: October 2016
Oct29

Around the World in 30 Days: October 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report What can we learn from the best teaching and learning practices of mathematics around the world? Who was the first woman to run for President of the United States and why is her story still relevant today? While more and more young people achieve higher education degrees, youth unemployment continues to rise – so what are we going to do about it? There is a new House of Books in Kabul...

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