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Finland has one of the best education systems in the world...

Finland is an innovative country when it comes to education, and its innovation yields results. It's consistently one of the highest performing developed countries on...

Burkina Faso: at the crossroads of education planning and monitoring education...

Last month, 70 representatives of Burkina Faso’s education sector partners met for four days in Koudougou, a city 1-hour drive west of Ouagadougou, the capital....

What determines how young children will develop and learn?

Millions of young children are being left behind because of who they are, what they have or where they live. Poverty, stunting, and lack...

Philosophical discussions boost pupils’ maths and literacy progress, study finds

Primary school pupils across England take part in trial as part of ‘philosophy for children’ study, with pupil-led discussions on topics such as fairness...

Kids working in family enterprises drop out of school more

More than 60 percent of children working in family-run enterprises are likely to drop out of school, a survey conducted in a West Bengal district revealed...

Defining the Skills for Success

We know that strong executive function (EF) is key to children’s success in school and in life, but that term has become a kitchen...

Education for an Unknowable Future

For years, children living in refugee camps have received an education predicated on the notion that they will one day return to their countries...

The Way We Learn Today Is Just Wrong

The way we learn today is just wrong. Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like… Angry Birds. Half of school dropouts name boredom...

In a world of hate, fear and ‘alternative facts’, education really...

Young people are more exposed than ever before to influences of all types and from all parts of the globe. Yet, many have little...

Digital learning: Here’s what can lead to better emplyability of youth

The advent of education-based technology has brought a major change to the Indian education ecosystem. E-learning concepts, tools, models and methodologies have been readily...

Most Countries Are Failing Their Global Education Goals. Here’s A Plan...

This year marked the deadline for achieving a handful of ambitious global education goals, but most countries involved didn’t make the...

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest...

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it...

How Leaders Can Improve Their Schools’ Cultural Competence

We live in an increasingly pluralistic society where people run up against the thoughts and beliefs of others more and more frequently. Helping children...

Education SDG Indicator on Learning Outcomes Gets a Major Upgrade

By Luis Benveniste, Practice Manager, Global Engagement and Knowledge at World Bank, and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics There has been...

Introducing Our New Infographic: How the World Learns

At Coursera, we’re always working to better understand where, when, how, and why people learn online. Along the way, we’ve discovered some fascinating trends....

Joy is a Basic Skill in Secondary Reading

I have a policy of not talking about studies I’m engaged in before they are done and available, but I have an observation to...

Study shows link between working memory and learning

A new study by the University of Missouri found a connection between how much information children can hold in their mind and how they...

Column: Play is important when learning to read

The “Webster’s Desk Dictionary of the English Language” offers 34 different definitions of the word “play.” It is hard to imagine that something as simple...

Schools to play ‘games’ to ease learning

The UAE is aggressively pursuing gamification in schools Children are known to have short attention spans, so as a way to make learning more interesting...

Engaging With Contrary Evidence

Crafting strong arguments requires students to truly grapple with evidence that doesn’t fit with their ideas. In researching how best to prepare students for new-media...

Philadelphia Playful Learning Landscapes: Scaling Strategies For A Playful Learning Movement

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article Playful Learning Landscapes seeks to transform everyday spaces into playful learning opportunities to maximize “the other 80...

US: Can Personalized Learning Flourish Within A Traditional System?

Can students learn about what they like, at their own pace, and still pass standardized tests at the end of each year? It’s a...

US: Northwestern University Learning Scientists Partner with Bennett Day School

Collaboration over ‘design thinking’ benefits both sides CHICAGO, Ill.  – What happens when inventive children work side by side with university students on a design...

Scenario-Based Learning: Choose Your Own Learning Adventure

“Experience is the best teacher,” they say. This certainly holds true in the corporate world. When learning a new role or a new process, there’s...

How UC Davis Reaps Personalized Learning’s Simple Benefits

We often hear discussions about the potential of Big Data and complex learning analytics to improve educational outcomes. But the reality is that when...

Teacher growth via mentoring

Further to an article penned by the Faculty of Education dean Sandro Caruana (The Sunday Times of Malta, March 6) on the MTL course...

Educational inequality a major concern in OECD report

Educational inequality a major concern in OECD report The University of Auckland’s Starpath Project has welcomed an OECD report that acknowledges New Zealand’s education success,...

More primary schools succeed in ‘three Rs’

There has been another slight rise in the number of children leaving England's primary schools with a good grasp of the "three Rs", data...

Testing time at schools: Is there a better way?

My husband and I try not to talk about the "state tests," as my girls, 8 and 9, call them, but our daughters still...

Racial Segregation in New York Schools Starts With Pre-K, Report Finds

From elementary through high school, New York City children tend to go to school with others similar to themselves, in one of the country’s...