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Diploma Programme: Best In The World

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP The Diploma Programme is the best in the world. Period. Full stop. The global search for high-quality education, embedded in high-performing education systems, has taken on mythical proportions, almost resembling the alchemists’ quest to turn common metals into … Continue reading

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New #Research Study Explores the Impact of MYPs Social-Emotional Well-Being on Lifelong Success #ibmyp #asmsg

World Class Education http://t.co/stwrlg1JxL RT #T4US #ASMSG #IARTG #RRBC #4FTM BACK TO SCHOOL #RaveReviewsBookClub pic.twitter.com/xaqakcjIQk — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) August 16, 2014 Press release, full study, and research summary available here: http://ow.ly/Ahv0p New Research Finds IB Middle Years Students … Continue reading

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Point & CounterPoint: The Shanghai Secret (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN) The New York Times / The Daily Howler (Bob Somerby)

What makes an education system successful? I’m an educator, so I should have a clue or two. I’ll go with the obvious: teachers who can motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential. Now, is there a magic formula … Continue reading

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#Culture of #Excellence: #Accountability & the #International #Baccalaureate

“The culture of excellence” – Presidente Rafael Correa of Ecuador, referring to the International Baccalaureate… Firstly, let me make my position clear: The International Baccalaureate has the best education system in the world. If you doubt the sincerity of my … Continue reading

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The International Baccalaureate: So Great It Was Adopted by the British

Michael Gove announces new English Baccalaureate to replace GCSEs Source: The Telegraph By Rosa Prince, Online Political Editor Michael Gove has told MPs that the new English Baccalaureate to be introduced as a replacement for the GCSE will stop the … Continue reading

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Competition is Great for Games, but Education is Not a Game

When I was in high school, I competed in any sport my school would or could offer. I loved the thrill of winning, of being first, or second, or third. I enjoyed practicing different aspects of the various games. Often, … Continue reading

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Education Secretary Michael Gove: GCSE Exams to be Replaced by the English Baccalaureate (EBacc)

Education Secretary Michael Gove: (Quote) “We believe it’s time for the race to the bottom to end. We believe, that it is time to tackle grade inflation, and dumbing down. And we believe that it is time to raise aspirations … Continue reading

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Vittra’s Telefonplan School Without Walls: Is This The Future of Education?

Vittra’s Telefonplan School is a visually stunning school. As an educator, the first thought you have when you see it is , literally, “Wow! That’s one cool school…” Or maybe you ask yourself this question: “Is this the school of … Continue reading

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MOOC: Massive Open Online Course: Reshaping Education on the Web

Universities Reshaping Education on the Web As part of a seismic shift in online learning that is reshaping higher education, Coursera, a year-old company founded by two Stanford University computer scientists, will announce on Tuesday that a dozen major research … Continue reading

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IB Primary and Middle Years students perform better

Research shows that IB primary and middle-years students perform better on international assessments than their peers at non-IB schools IB Students out-perform their non-IB peers in academic area, indicating high social and emotional well-being. Bethesda, MD, May 23, 2012– A … Continue reading

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