Understanding Effective Teaching Practices (News and Research 88)

Understanding Effective Teaching Practices in Chinese Classrooms:  "Teachers who believed that students should be the focus of instruction scored significantly higher across all domains than teachers who believed that teachers should be the focus of instruction"… Credential Effects and the Returns to Education in China  Using the China Household Income Project (CHIP) data for 1995 … Continue reading Understanding Effective Teaching Practices (News and Research 88)

The Future of Education

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 Future of Education (News and Research 86)

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)

Growing Smarter in East Asia and Pacific (News and Research 85)

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)

Human Capital Update (News and Research 84)

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)

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)

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)