Recent World Bank Report Concludes that Education Is Still a Good Investment As authors George Psacharopoulos and Harry Antony Patrinos write, “The concept of the rate of return on investment in education is very similar to that ... The Ultimate Consumer Good: Education Trends in China Boasting the world’s largest population, its longest-ever run of … Continue reading Education Is Still a Good Investment (News and Research 94)
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life — Plato Une crise de l'apprentissage au niveau mondial? Depuis les années 2000, l’accès à l’éducation s’est fortement amélioré dans le monde. Reste à savoir ce qu’il en est de la qualité de l’éducation et de la performance des systèmes éducatifs, … Continue reading The Learning Crisis (News and Research 87)
The Future of Education: It's coming, but will it get here fast enough? By Raj Kumar // 23 March 2018 Class two students line up to enter a classroom at the start of school in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photo by: Kelley Lynch / GPE / CC BY-NC-NDDUBAI — Education has long been notoriously slow to change. Most classrooms around the world … Continue reading The Future of Education
The education of the young needs the special attention of the lawmaker. The neglect of education in a state is injurious to the state - Aristotle (350BC) The Future of Education: It's coming, but will it get here fast enough? Education has long been notoriously slow to change. Most classrooms around the world look scarcely different … Continue reading The Future of Education (News and Research 86)
Yesterday we launched the East Asia and Pacific Flagship, Growing Smarter: Learning and Equitable Development in East Asia and Pacific. Home to seven of the top ten performing education systems in the world, East Asia and Pacific has a lot to teach other countries and regions. Among the drivers of success that Growing Smarter highlights: … Continue reading Growing Smarter in East Asia and Pacific (News and Research 85)
UNESCO has announced three winners of the 2017-2018 UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize. Diklat Berjenjang from Indonesia is one of the winners. Diklat Berjenjang provides training for ECED Teachers. With the support from DFAT Trust Fund under the ECED Frontline program, the Bank team provides TA to strengthen the quality of the program and link … Continue reading Human Capital Update (News and Research 84)
Japan recovered international achievement rankings and continues to improve. The reforms to the education system starting in 1998 have paid off. A strong education system based on selecting only the best for teaching and where teaching licenses must be renewed every 10 years serves as a model for other countries wishing to prepare their students for the future of work.