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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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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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Our Future, Our Teachers: The Obama Administration’s Plan for Teacher Education Reform and Improvement

September 2011 – Free Download: Our future, Our Teachers http://1.usa.gov/o5y9ni “From the moment students enter a school, the most important factor in their success is not the color of their skin or the income of their parents, it’s the person … Continue reading

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Pearson & The Pursuit of Educational Excellence: Ethics Flags Raised

Pearson has been busy in the past year or so, recently buying Connections Education, which operates virtual schools; partnering with the Florida Virtual School to offer online courses; buying SchoolNet, whose software tracks student progress; teaming up with the biggest … Continue reading

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Pearson Foundation: implications of McGuinty education reform in Ontario – Part 2

A video series which profiles the policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests. In this series, the focus is Ontario, Canada and the changes made to improve the performance of students … Continue reading

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Pearson Foundation: Education Reform in Ontario

Part 1 of 2: A video series which profiles the policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests. In this series, the focus is Ontario, Canada and the changes made to improve … Continue reading

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OCDE: Chile es el país con mayor segregación socio-económica escolar

Contamos con el mayor financiamiento privado en educación primaria y secundaria. Además, es el de menor inclusión socio-económica dentro de los colegios. Fuente: http://bit.ly/nctJ0P Chile es el país de la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico (OCDE) con … Continue reading

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OECD Advisor Andreas Schleicher Discusses School Reform in Ontario

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development special advisor Andreas Schleicher addresses the Building Blocks for Education conference in Ontario.

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Al Jazeera Reports – “The Stream”: Chileans Demand Change – Giorgio Jackson Interview via Skype

University students prepare for upcoming demonstrations after the Chilean government fails to meet their demands for education reform. Read More: http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/chilean-protest University students prepare for upcoming demonstrations after the Chilean government fails to meet their demands for education reform. Giorgio … Continue reading

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Teach For America

What does Teach For America do? Teach For America is building a movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort. We recruit outstanding recent college graduates and professionals from all backgrounds to … Continue reading

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