Policy and Curriculum

Leading Together: Insights From Ministers and Teachers on the Future of Education

Story Source: OECD Education Today ~ Go to Original Article The expectations we place on teachers are high and growing. We expect them to have...

The Montessori Comeback

Story Source:  Forbes ~ Go to Original Article Because Montessori schools are often associated with progressive suburbanites and well-to-do private schools, many people don’t know that...

Cambodia includes peace as a subject in its school curriculum

Education on peace to be part of the Cambodian school curriculum to effect change at grassroots level...

Why Dance is Just as Important as Math in School

Dance — and physical activity — should have the same status in schools as math, science and language. Psst: it may even help raise test scores, says Sir Ken Robinson...

A Global Approach to Teacher Development

Story Source: HGSE Usable Knowledge ~ Go to Original Article Lessons from effective professional development programs around the world. Today’s students — no matter where in the...

To teach or not to teach? It’s a little more complicated than that

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article The World Bank recently launched Teach, an open-source classroom observation tool designed to capture what goes on in...

Challenges in integrating 21st century skills into education systems

UNESCO, a leading agency for sustainable development and global citizenship education, has promoted the concept of holistic learning reflected in...

Teaching Social and Emotional Skills All Day

Social-emotional learning shouldn’t be relegated to a distinct unit or stand-alone curriculum. Here’s how to infuse it throughout the day...

How this Thai educational movement empowers rural students

Story Source: PBS News ~ Go to Original Article More and more in Thailand, rural students learn in traditional classrooms, but with an emphasis on...

Online course to equip teachers of new General Education curriculum

Story Source: Open Gov Asia ~ Go to Original Article A fully online training for teachers of the new General Education (GE) courses is being...

Education systems need alignment for teaching and learning 21st century skills

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Education in the 21st century is not the same as education in the 20th century. We hear about...

Comprehensive school safety policy: Trends in the Asia-Pacific region

Story Source: PreventionWeb ~ Go to Original Article Source: GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND RESILIENCE IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR (GADRRRES)  The purpose of this...

Teach: Tackling the learning crisis, one classroom at a time

Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article Despite tremendous progress in getting children into the classroom, we are experiencing a global learning crisis,...

How educators use assessment data to improve student learning in Nepal: Challenges and solutions

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Across all education systems, the main purposes of assessment are the same, though the types of assessment...

Turning the spotlight on those left behind to mark the first International Day of...

Story Source: UNESCO (World Education Blog) ~ Go to Original Article By Manos Antoninis, Director of the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report and Silvia Montoya,...

The World’s Responsibility to Educate

Story Source: Project Syndicate ~ Go to Original Article By: SERIGNE MBAYE THIAM, Senegal’s Minister of Education and the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of...

7 ingredients for a great education

Story Source: Global Partnership for Education ~ Go to Original Article On the first International Day of Education, let’s review the key role that education...

Approaches to pedagogical innovation and why they matter

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Across the world there is the outstanding challenge of innovating schools that too often are rigid and...

Investing heavily in education

Story Source: Khmer Times ~ Go to Original Article The government has urged all stakeholders to invest heavily in human resources to compete with other...

The Education Crisis: Being in School Is Not the Same as Learning

Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article THE NAME OF THE DOG IS PUPPY. This seems like a simple sentence. But did you...

Is Creativity a Skill?

Story Source: EdSurge ~ Go to Original Article Are you creative? How would you know, or convince your boss? According to a new LinkedIn analysis of member profiles,...

Pakistan will need 81,200 more schools in next 20 years

Story Source: Pakistan Today ~ Go to Original Article Pakistan will require at least 81,000 new schools in the next 20 years in the wake...

This is what matters in education, according to the world’s best teacher

Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go to Original Article The pupils at Alperton Community School in Brent, northwest London are among the most disadvantaged...

What the global ‘play gap’ means for our children’s futures

Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go to Original Article Are we neglecting childhood? The Fourth Industrial Revolution is about more than changes in business,...

Australia: Schools policy in 2018: reflecting on the big events and the new developments

The year 2018 was a mixed bag for schooling policy in Australia.

Using organic gardens as teaching tools transforms a whole community in Uruguay

A project to change and improve nutrition in a region of Uruguay affected by poverty and cattle disease could end up being replicated across the whole country.

Indonesia to teach kids disaster-readiness

Indonesia is ramping up efforts to better prepare for natural disasters, starting with schoolchildren.

Top 6 trends in higher education

Around the world, tuition at universities is rising at a much faster rate than inflation and challenging students’ return on investment.

Ireland is rethinking its curriculum for young children. Here’s what it can learn from...

Changes are on the horizon for students in Ireland, where for the first time in 20 years, stakeholders are reconsidering what (and how) children should learn in state primary schools.

The state of global education in 8 charts

These 8 graphs explain the key challenges that education is facing around the world.