Tag Archives: PISA

#MondayBlogs: Pasi Sahlberg in #Chile #ASMSG #edchat #education

This past week, I had the opportunity to participate in a seminar for teachers of English at the Hualpén Municipal DAEM as an invited guest speaker. The seminar was entitled “Improving English Speaking Fluency and Effective Teaching Methodologies.” In this … 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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Are You Ready For The 2012 PISA Results?: International Baccalaureate® (IB), Best In The World (IMHO)

In December 2013, the results of PISA 2012 will be announced. One thing on everyone’s mind in Chile, and many similar countries, will be: How well are we doing? Are children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds performing as well as students … Continue reading

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Exploring Chinese Education: Triangulation Theory

Amazon Author Page: Thomas Jerome Baker ** Exploring Chinese Education: Triangulation Theory We set out to triangulate what we knew about China, its education system, and its high performance on the PISA test in 2009. Nothing was found that suggests … Continue reading

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The Learning Curve (Pearson): Factors that Lead to Outstanding Educational Performance

Executive summary The goal of improving education today enjoys great prominence among policymakers and other stakeholders in societies worldwide. Although they may not be able to quantify it, governments in most countries recognise a link between the knowledge and skills … Continue reading

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Documental (subtitulada en castellano) explica el exitoso modelo educativo de Finlandia: El fenómeno finlandés: El sistema escolar más asombroso del mundo

** Fuente: Educación 2020 The Finland Phenomenon: Inside the World’s Most Surprising School System (El fenómeno finlandés: El sistema escolar más asombroso del mundo). Es un documental de 60 minutos que describe por qué Finlandia posee un sistema educativo que … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s success in PISA – One system, many actors (by Andreas Schleicher)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012 Source: Blog OECD educationtoday Hong Kong’s success in PISA – One system, many actors by Andreas Schleicher Deputy Director for Education and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the OECD’s Secretary General Hong Kong is perhaps … Continue reading

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Finland – Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education

Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? (Series on School Reform) (The Series on School Reform) [Paperback] Pasi Sahlberg ”It is now time to break down the ideology of exceptionalism in the United States and … Continue reading

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LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF TEACHERS: The Chilean Perspective

The recent study which showed the long term effects of having a great teacher was very interesting, not only for teachers but also for those responsible for education policy, all around the world. It is a study that you ignore … Continue reading

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