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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The Global Search For Education: Top Global Teachers Focus on Well-Being in School Communities
Oct26

The Global Search For Education: Top Global Teachers Focus on Well-Being in School Communities

How do school communities best support teachers, students and parents in their efforts to promote healthy, happy learners? Is learning more productive in communities that are promoting well-being for all? An OECD/PISA study finds that most teachers and principals “acknowledge that the socio-emotional development of their students is as important as mastery of school subjects. Good teacher-student relations play an important role...

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The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers – Jobs Employment and Education
Oct24

The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers – Jobs Employment and Education

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. Sustainable Development Goal No. 4 advocates for inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all. Youth unemployment continues to grow. An increasing number of people around the world have higher education degrees. Despite this, more than half of the workers are employed...

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