2) Ensure that a quality basic education is available free; 6) Advocate for learning outcomes that go beyond easily measured
And in the Philippines, where Teach for the Philippines has been active for only three years, several alumni are already
Angola needs an educated workforce to diversify from oil dependence and compete in the global knowledge-based economy. The
While there is no debate that an international experience has value, there is an emerging dialogue over what the ultimate goal or purpose of study abroad should be beyond mere exposure to cultures outside of one's culture of origin. Is exposure alone the ultimate goal?
When students constantly check their phones in class, high school teachers may suspect the worst--cheating, gossip, cyber-bullying. But not Kirstin Bullington, a science, engineering, and computer science teacher at W.J. Keenan High School in Columbia, South Carolina; she genuinely gets excited when she sees phones out.
Satya Nadella of Microsoft, Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo, Ajay Banga of MasterCard, and Shantanu Narayen of Adobe Systems. These are all leaders of U.S. multinational companies worth several billion dollars.
International Education Week, which is designed to promote cross-cultural learning, started with President Bill Clinton. In 2000, he made it a joint initiative between the US Department of State and the Department of Education. Today, it's celebrated around the world, in over 100 countries.
In an inter-connected global world, every child should have the opportunity for a high quality international education. Current and future generations will be better prepared if they are "world citizens" that are able to study, live and work internationally.
Political stability and absence of violence in Mozambique are in their lowest levels in two decades.
Technology and learning innovations are in the process of boosting global IQ. As they become less expensive and more widely available, they will connect billions of young people to the idea economy. Following is a list of 20 categories where new tools are beginning to, or likely to, make a big difference in access to quality learning opportunities.
A growing number of American students are studying in China, and they’re returning to the U.S. with more positive impressions
It is easy to infer that U.S. has been hugely successful in attracting international students. However, what is lost in the positive growth are some of the acute challenges that can threaten American leadership in attracting and retaining global talent.
In addition to the scholastic benefits, bilingual education helps children to maintain pride in their cultural heritage and linguistic background.
We want diversity in books. We need books in which all children can see themselves, identify with characters, and recognize their cultures and customs. We want diversity in the classroom -- students and teachers alike. The need is obvious.