Every Child Ready, Every Child Learning (News and Research 83)

Every Child Ready, Every Child Learning Conference | March 5-7, 2018 | Auckland    Early childhood is the most significant developmental period in life. The World Development Report (WDR) 2018 emphasizes the importance of development in the early years to ensure school readiness. The early years of life are the best opportunity to lay the … Continue reading Every Child Ready, Every Child Learning (News and Research 83)

Human Capital (News and Research 82)

Now online: Learning for All: Towards Quality Education for Enhanced Productivity & Economic Growth in Indonesia, by Tazeen Fasih, Rythia Afkar and Heather Tomlinson.  Background report for the Indonesia conference in March 2017. Jim Kim: In Senegal, a call to invest in people and the planet Preliminary Maryland education report targets five areas for reform … Continue reading Human Capital (News and Research 82)

Launch of Guangdong Compulsory Education Project (News and Research 77)

China: Launch of Guangdong Compulsory Education Project Indonesia: World Bank Explores Cooperation of Quality Improvement of Madrasah Teachers Global K-12 testing & assessment market to grow by 8.19% during the period 2018-2022 Teacher & Parental Perspectives of Barriers for Inclusive & Quality Education in Mongolia Learning about Education  Limited human capital investment is a common … Continue reading Launch of Guangdong Compulsory Education Project (News and Research 77)

The Benefits of Education (News and Research 76)

The school-first solution | A top economist games out how to spend education money for health payoffs  Americans spend $5,000 more per year on medical care than people in other rich countries, yet live shorter and less healthy lives. Most efforts devoted to addressing health involve the medical system: covering more people, changing the flow … Continue reading The Benefits of Education (News and Research 76)

How a time-tested education model can prepare students for a high tech future

How a time-tested education model can prepare students for a high tech future Students need to develop and practice 21st century skills, such as leadership, teamwork, and cooperative learning. (Photo: World Bank) I believe that people who are constantly on the lookout for new models of education should also look to the past at something that … Continue reading How a time-tested education model can prepare students for a high tech future

Human Capital Key to National Growth (News and Research 73)

Human resources key to national growth Education and investment in human resources (HR) are the driving force for economic development, HR experts and educators from Việt Nam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed at the Global HR Forum held in Hà Nội on December 14. Themed “Miracle on Han River to Miracle on Red … Continue reading Human Capital Key to National Growth (News and Research 73)

East Asia is getting ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (News and Research 72)

Powered by education, East Asia is getting ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Recent trends in automation and rapid technology advances, collectively dubbed ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution (“4IR”), are radically shifting the economic landscape, and changing the nature of jobs and the profile of skills required in the labor force.  There are challenges emerging around … Continue reading East Asia is getting ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (News and Research 72)