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Vocational education and training in the next decade: Higher skilled and motivated workforce needed to rebuild the economy

Source: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training The debate about the post-2020 European policy framework is taking place at a time of unprecedented challenge. In 2019 the EU economy was already in the midst of a transition period, … Continue reading

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How Teachers Want Emergency Distance Learning Improved

“Edtech Is Not The Future” Kara Newhouse Source: Mind/Shift Teachers from across the country reflect on their experiences teaching during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this post, seven teachers describe the emotional experience of recent months and share some of the … Continue reading

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, Graduates From Oxford University

“Currently unemployed,” said the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate. But for now, it’s time for some rest and Netflix. By Elian Peltier Source: New York Times, June 19, 2020 Malala Yousafzai, the 22-year-old Pakistani activist and youngest recipient ever of … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan on racism, education and $100 million for social justice

Former NBA star Michael Jordan speaks during a press conference ahead of an NBA basketball match on January 24, 2020. Franck Fife—AFP/Getty Images By Associated Press June 5, 2020 (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand are giving … Continue reading

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CDC releases more extensive safety guidelines for schools

Source: District Administration By: Matt Zalaznick | May 20, 2020 The CDC recommends teachers and school staff wear face coverings as classrooms gradually reopen. The agency recognizes, however, that face coverings may be challenging for students to wear all day. … Continue reading

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What is teaching about? Professionalism and the limitations of standards and competences

by Christopher Day School of Education, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK *Correspondence Christopher Day, School of Education, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road, Nottingham NG81BB, UK. Email: christopher.day@nottingham.ac.uk 1 | INTRODUCTION There is little doubt that responses to the question “What … Continue reading

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Mineduc ofrece pasantías gratuitas en el extranjero para profesores de inglés

miércoles 17 de julio, 2019 El Ministerio de Educación (Mineduc) abrió las postulaciones para el programa “English in English“, el que permite a docentes del área de inglés realizar 2 (dos) pasantías de pedagogía en idiomas en diversas universidades del extranjero. … Continue reading

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The Global Achievement Gap: El Sistema Educativo Finlandés (Subtitulado)

In his brilliant book, The Global Achievement Gap, the author Tony Wagner argues that there is a huge disconnect between what potential employers are looking for in young people today (critical thinking skills, creativity, and effective communication) and what our schools are providing … Continue reading

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State Policies In The USA Impacting Career and Technical Education (CTE) In 2018

2018 was a significant year for Career Technical Education (CTE). In 2018, 42 states and Washington, D.C., passed a total of 146 policy actions related to CTE and career readiness, including legislation, executive orders, board of education actions, budget provisions … Continue reading

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Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza (Life In The Shadows) by Gloria Anzaldua

Books allow the dead to speak to the living. All writers know this basic fact, that we become immortal by the very act of writing. Today, I picked up a copy of a book called, “Borderlands, La Frontera” by Gloria … Continue reading

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