Dean Jamison is one of the world’s leading global health economists, but the way he tells it, it was something of an accident. He started as an education economist at the World Bank in 1976, and he was a pioneer in using impact evaluations to study the effectiveness of distributing textbooks in Nicaragua and the Philippines. Later on, Jamison received an in […]
How can a school principal be transformed into an instructional leader who provides meaningful feedback and targeted coaching? In this blog, the second in a two-part series, we explore how principals can use observation and feedback to support teachers.
Worldwide, hundreds of millions of children reach young adulthood without acquiring even the most basic skills – a phenomenon dubbed "the global learning crisis." Concurrently, few of the principals who oversee these schools exercise strong management practices, which include setting learning targets, using data to guide instruction, observing clas […]
Amid the glitz of the Global Education and Skills Forum 2018 in Dubai last month, Harry Patrinos and I joined a list of high-caliber speakers who talked about everything from education technology and teacher recruitment to special education and classrooms in conflict zones. We can prove we were there, because one of the featured organizations, Blockcerts, p […]
We all know that education is a sound investment, but just how solid is it? We set to find out, with a comprehensive review that covered trends and patterns from a database of 1,120 estimates in 139 countries spanning nearly seven decades.
KUALA LUMPUR: Kesatuan Perkhidmatan Perguruan Kebangsaan (NUTP) bersetuju dengan cadangan Kementerian Pendidikan untuk memansuhkan Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR). Presidennya Kamarozaman Abd Razak berkata, keputusan itu dicapai dalam Mesyuarat Ahli Majlis NUTP ke-9 yang berlangsung hari ini dan melibatkan 73 anggota exco kesatuan tersebut. "NUTP […]