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‘I Love the Uneducated’

In his final Top Performers post, Marc Tucker says farewell and tells readers what’s next for him.

The Early Advantage: Early Childhood Systems That Lead by Example

This new, landmark study finds that Australia, England, Finland, Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore are pioneering new but remarkably different visions for early childhood education and care.

NCEE President to Step Down

NCEE President and CEO Marc Tucker will step down at the end of this year. Global education expert Anthony Mackay will succeed Tucker as NCEE’s new President and CEO.

Empowered Educators

From lead-researcher Linda Darling-Hammond comes this groundbreaking international comparative study of teaching quality in the world’s top-performing education systems. Click to learn more about the findings, further resources and our series of in-depth webinars.

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