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Chilean rebel “Comandante” Camila Vallejo: ‘The problem is bigger – it’s structural’

Her call for free education in Chile led to a nationwide shutdown last year. Now student leader Camila Vallejo is aiming higher – she wants a social revolution Source: The Guardian I almost didn’t meet Camila Vallejo. She missed her … 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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“We Can Do Better”: The Singapore Perspective on English

Speech by Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Former Minister Mentor and current Senior Advisor to Government of Singapore Investment Corporation at the Launch of the English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS) on Tuesday, 6 September 2011, at the Marina Bay Sands … 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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Mineduc – Programa Inglés Abre Puertas: Estándares de Inglés (Meta Ideal)

El Ministerio de Educación –a través del Programa Inglés Abre Puertas– ha definido, como meta ideal, los niveles de inglés que considera necesarios para estudiantes de 8° Básico y de 4° Medio, como también para los(as) docentes de inglés. Estos … Continue reading

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Franklin-TESOL 2009 & 2011 Global Spell Event in New York City: VIVE Katerin Reports

Katerin Rodriguez is the founding partner and host of VIVE Katerin, a newsmagazine-style program featuring stories about people who were inspired to follow their passions and dreams into building a business or making a difference in the lives of others. … Continue reading

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Ministerio de Educación Pública (Costa Rica) busca atraer 16 colegios públicos más a Bachillerato Internacional

AIRO VILLEGAS S. PERIODISTA DE LA NACIÓN jvillegas@nacion.com 02:20 P.M. 05/03/2012 San José (Redacción). El Ministerio de Educación Pública (MEP) y Asobitico se propusieron lograr que 16 colegios públicos más ofrezcan la modalidad de Bachillerato Internacional (BI). Alumnos del colegio … Continue reading

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Clemente High School latest Chicaco Public High School to adopt International Baccalaureate program

The International Baccalaureate: Education With A Global Perspective “An international education must go well beyond the provision of information and is involved in the development of attitudes and values which transcend barriers of race, class, religion, gender or politics.” —International … Continue reading

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125 Ecuadorian Public Schools Will Incorporate The International Baccalaureate (IB)

125 Ecuadorian Public Schools Will Incorporate The International Baccalaureate (IB) Featured News, Local Politics, National | Saturday, January 07, 2012 The International Baccalaureate (IB) Foundation grants the baccalaureate of global validity, since its creation in 1968. This system is present … 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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