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Logo The Bologna Zone. The Bologna Process is a series of ministerial meetings and agreements between European countries designed to ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher education qualifications.
The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence. Sergey Ivanov/Flickr Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system dramatically, but how? One of the hottest trends in education reform lately is looking at the stunning success of the West's reigning education superpower, Finland. Trouble is, when it comes to the lessons that Finnish schools have to offer, most of the discussion seems to be missing the point. The small Nordic country of Finland used to be known -- if it was known for anything at all -- as the home of Nokia, the mobile phone giant.
American public school educators have been insulted, mocked, punished, shamed, blamed and threatened by politicians, Bill Gates, corporations and the media for a decade.
250,000 students pack the streets in largest demo in Quebec history A guest post by Lilian Radovac.
Sometimes we can learn lessons from history–if we are paying attention.
Timothy White, chancellor at University of California, Riverside, at his office in Riverside, California, July 5, 2011.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Students graduating from college last year walked away with more than a diploma, they also left with a record level of student loan debt. College seniors who took out loans to fund their college education owed an average of $25,250, 5% more than the class of 2009 owed, according to a report from the Institute for College Access & Success' Project on Student Debt.
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Why has the idea of publicly funded higher education crumbled so quickly in England?
The truth is, teachers don’t need elected officials to motivate us. If our students are not learning, they let us know. They put their heads down or they pass notes.