57 Results for 'lessons from abroad'

Lessons from abroad: If Republicans controlled U.S. education policy? Australia offers a sneak peek

What would happen if conservative ideas for improving education were given free reign in the United States? If Republicans take over the Senate and then the White House, a possibility,…

Lessons from Abroad: Singapore’s secrets to training world-class teachers

Singapore has been a hot topic in education circles ever since it began to appear near the top of the pack of international assessments in math and science in the…

Iowa looks abroad for lessons on education reform

Iowa has surprisingly global ambitions to improve its education system. That’s why I found myself moderating sessions at the Iowa Teacher and Principal Leadership Symposium with titles such…

Learning our own liberal-arts lessons

As a professor of communication advocating for the liberal arts, I recently faced a tough crowd. The admissions event was filled with prospective first-generation college students and their parents. I…

How the U.S. educational system looks to a leading expert abroad

The Hechinger Report recently had a chance to ask the OECD’s Andreas Schleicher, an expert on educational systems around the world, what he makes of the current push…

Seoul – Retired British football star David Beckham teaches South Korean children some soccer skills during a publicity tour for insurance group AIA.

OPINION: Known for its intense testing pressure, top-performing South Korea dials it back

What the U.S. can learn from one nation’s rollout of exam-free semesters

STUDENT VOICE: Let’s stop the apathy in Kentucky and beyond

The connection between student and civic engagement

Everyone aspires to be Finland, but this country beats them in two out of three subjects

With a focus on equity, Estonia has quietly joined ranks of the global education elite

A panel on New York City’s Quest to Learn School presents strategies to replicate the school’s model.

Four models of non-traditional schools at SXSWedu

Could a self-driving bus be the classroom of the future? Non-traditional school models from SXSWedu