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STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption STR/AFP/Getty Images Chinese schoolchildren during lessons at a classroom in Hefei, east China's Anhui province, in 2010. STR/AFP/Getty Images. Renowned Stanford professor launches new education think tank. Linda Darling-Hammond will continue to teach part-time at Stanford, but will devote much of her energy to the new Learning Policy Institute.

Renowned Stanford professor launches new education think tank

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) (Paul Sakuma/AP) Renowned Stanford education professor Linda Darling-Hammond is launching a new think tank aimed at shaping education policies nationwide. With offices in Palo Alto, Calif., and Washington, the new Learning Policy Institute will seek to link research and policy, two worlds that are too often disconnected, Darling-Hammond said. Lahti scores with new "survival kit" for higher education students. Students entering Lahti's vocational schools and university have given the city high marks for its starter kit.

Lahti scores with new "survival kit" for higher education students

So far 1,000 new entrants in the city’s colleges of applied sciences or vocational colleges and roughly 30 new university students have received the packages and shared rave reviews on social media. The cardboard boxes were distributed for the first time Wednesday to newcomers as part of their orientation to their new institutions of higher learning.

Officially dubbed a "survival pack" the box contains what city officials perceive to be essentials for new entrants to higher education institutions: a bus card valid for trips within the city limits, a calendar diary, tickets to sporting events, discount coupons and a variety of products manufactured locally, such as rye chips, sheets and socks. The box also provides edibles such as porridge as well as a favourite Finnish treat, salmiakki – a hackle-raising salty licorice highly-popular in the Nordics. Éducation pour le XXIe siècle. Agence pour l’enseignement français à l’étranger. Comment dit-on "liberté" à Pékin ? Les 7 notions-clés de la pensée chinoise.

C’est comme une table de correspondance.

Comment dit-on "liberté" à Pékin ? Les 7 notions-clés de la pensée chinoise

A gauche: les grandes notions de la pensée européenne. A droite: leurs équivalents dans la pensée chinoise. L’inspection en Angleterre. Network on education systems and policies in Europe. Comment la pire école d'Allemagne est devenue un modèle. Yong Zhao: Shanghai May Drop Out of PISA, Not Interested in Being #1. This is stunning news from Yong Zhao of the University of Oregon.

Yong Zhao: Shanghai May Drop Out of PISA, Not Interested in Being #1

Zhao, who was born and educated in China, reports that Shanghai education officials may stop participation in PISA. Zhao, a critic of the international race for test scores, writes on his blog: ““Not interested in #1 on International Tests, Focusing on Reducing Academic Burden: Shanghai May Drop Out of PISA” is the headline of a story in Xinmin Wanbao[original story in Chinese], a popular newspaper in Shanghai. The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s. Image copyright Gerry Fletcher In the 1970s, idealistic young activists created a wave of experimental schools - no compulsory lessons, no timetables, no rules.

The anarchic experimental schools of the 1970s

So what happened to the kids who attended these free-for-alls? L'école : modèle Finlandais. Évaluer différemment les élèves : l’exemple danois. Taille des classes : voici les nouvelles normes. Visualiser le gain d'une éducation. We are happy to announce Krisztina Szucs and Mate Cziner as the winners of our OECD Visualization Challenge for their project, Economic Returns on Education.

Visualiser le gain d'une éducation

Alongside the publication of their important and data-rich Education at a Glance report, we partnered with OECD in challenging designers to visualize a selection of the report’s data. The selected data focused on the economic costs and return on investment in education — both for the individual and for society. See all of the projects tackling the data in the challenge gallery!

PISA : comment faire mieux ? Pour recruter des enseignants, l’Europe a des idées. Sir Ken Robinson: Why We Need to Reform Education Now. Sir Ken Robinson sets the scene for the first ever TED/PBS TV Special, TEDTalks Education.

Sir Ken Robinson: Why We Need to Reform Education Now

Click here to watch the premiere of Rita Pierson's TEDTalk about teachers or scroll down to watch it below. What should America do about its disastrous high school dropout rate? That's the focus of TEDTalks Education, the first ever TED/PBS television special, hosted by John Legend, the award-winning musician. The program looks not only at what's going wrong in high schools, but how to put it right. 5 idées venues d'ailleurs pour changer l. Yong Zhao: Shanghai May Drop Out of PISA, Not Interested in Being #1. This is stunning news from Yong Zhao of the University of Oregon.

Yong Zhao: Shanghai May Drop Out of PISA, Not Interested in Being #1

Zhao, who was born and educated in China, reports that Shanghai education officials may stop participation in PISA. Zhao, a critic of the international race for test scores, writes on his blog: ““Not interested in #1 on International Tests, Focusing on Reducing Academic Burden: Shanghai May Drop Out of PISA” is the headline of a story in Xinmin Wanbao[original story in Chinese], a popular newspaper in Shanghai. Published on March 7th 2014, the story reports that Shanghai “is considering to withdraw from the next round of PISA in 2015” because “Shanghai does not need so-called ‘#1 schools,’” said Yi Houqin, a high level official of Shanghai Education Commission.

“What it needs are schools that follow sound educational principles, respect principles of students’ physical and psychological development, and lay a solid foundation for students’ lifelong development,” says the article, quoting Mr. Michael Gove promises to abolish illiteracy and innumeracy in UK. The education secretary, Michael Gove, has promised to abolish illiteracy and innumeracy in the UK, following George Osborne's pledge this week to create a full employment society.

Michael Gove promises to abolish illiteracy and innumeracy in UK

Gove's pledge in a speech to the British Chambers of Commerce is part of a co-ordinated Conservative attempt to paint a big picture of where a second-term Tory government would take the country. Party strategists are gearing up for difficult local and European elections, and feel the need to offer more than a further diet of public spending cuts. Gove claimed the Tory record on employment creation showed the Conservatives were "the real party of labour and the real party of social justice". He said: "We need to ensure we eliminate illiteracy and innumeracy in Britain in the same way as developing nations know they need to secure clean drinking water and eliminate malaria if their children are to flourish. " Education News And Opinion, Aggregated And Original - HuffPost Education.

Échec scolaire : comment l'Allemagne a réformé son système. The Challenges Of Bringing Education To Everyone On Earth. Added by Katie Lepi on 2013-05-01 Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. Although there has been great progress in recent decades in getting children into school, evidence shows that many children and youth leave school without having learned the basic skills needed for life and work. Claude Lelièvre et les "recteurs disparus"... Évaluer différemment les élèves : l’exemple danois. Comparaison_fr_us. Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport. Commission scolaire de Laval. Cégeps - C’est la fin du programme arts et lettres. Chantale Carette conseillère pédagogique en français au primaire. Le portfolio - Primaire. L'@telier - Ressources pédagogiques en ligne.

School Leadership: Resource Roundup. Www.ciep.fr/codofil/docs/comparaison_fr_us.pdf. Ecole suisse, romande, valaisanne. What is the key to a successful education system? 7 February 2013Last updated at 04:24 ET By Caroline McClatchey BBC News. School Leadership: Resource Roundup.

Facebook Edutopia on Facebook Twitter Edutopia on Twitter Google+ Pinterest Edutopia on Pinterest WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation Top Tips for School Leaders 5 Strategic Tips for First-Year Administrators, by Ross Cooper (2015) For admins just starting out, it's helpful to establish relationships, visit classrooms, understand others, flatten the hierarchy, and become an active social media presence. 8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD, by Vicki Davis (2015) Among the top strategies for highly effective professional development are making it useful, making it relevant, and making sure that teachers start practicing it ASAP. 8 Tips to Create a Twitter-Driven School Culture, by Elana Leoni (2014) Administrators can create a more connected school culture by modeling Twitter use and encouraging staff to work, play, and learn through the medium.

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