High-quality schooling is a necessary component of economic growth

High-quality schooling is a necessary component of economic growth (News and Research 309) High-quality schooling is a necessary component of economic growth, according to 60 years of international test data Published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on 9.22.2022 (https://fordhaminstitute.org/) International student assessments are commonplace today, though none existed before 1965, and few countries participatedContinue reading “High-quality schooling is a necessary component of economic growth”

Transforming Education

Transforming Education (News and Research 308) Remarks by World Bank Group President David Malpass at UNGA 77: The Global Challenge of Addressing the Learning Crisis Event | Four steps are needed to recover these losses and accelerate learning. First, countries need to keep schools open and increase the hours per week of instruction. Second, itContinue reading “Transforming Education”

Ukraine, Human Capital, and More

Ukraine, Human Capital, and More in my latest News and Research 307: Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment, Cost of war, Measuring Human Capital, private schools, returns to education

Investing in Education

Investing in Education (News and Research 305) Is More Always Better? The Role of Increased Parental Involvement in Children’s Learning | The closure of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic offered a window of both challenges and opportunities for parents to take on pedagogical roles in supporting their children’s learning process. There are several ways inContinue reading “Investing in Education”

Schooling in Ukraine

Schooling in Ukraine (News and Research 304) The race is on across Ukraine to build new bunkers. Not for soldiers on the front lines, but students in schools | The new school year is a day of celebration in Ukraine, where children dress up and give bouquets of flowers to their teachers. But Russia’s invasion hasContinue reading “Schooling in Ukraine”