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Applied Learning
For Applied Learning to Work, a National Effort is Needed

To effectively connect rigorous academic education with applied learning, Marc Tucker calls for a unified effort by states, the federal government and the nation’s leading foundations.

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WATCH: EMPOWERED EDUCATORS National Meeting

Click here to watch the video of the Empowered Educators national symposium from June 6th, featuring lead researcher Linda Darling-Hammond and leading education voices from the U.S. and abroad.

VIDEO: What World Will My Child Live In?

In this video produced by the Singapore Ministry of Education, Marc Tucker describes the types of skills and knowledge students will need to succeed in a world increasingly filled with automation and intelligent machines.

NGA Highlights NISL as Effective School Leadership Program

In a new report, the National Governors Association (NGA) profiles a number of effective models of school leadership development across several states including NCEE’s National Institute for School Leadership.

NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Need 4 high value manufacturing & services in modern economies not going anywhere, says Tucker #vocationaleducation https://t.co/berxMUPU8H 9 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon READ HERE how #TeacherPrep centralized by @YourAlberta is promoting excellence - #EmpoweredEducators op-ed https://t.co/UEMU211jBH 23 hours ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon #vocationaleducation more than just a smooth transition into #workforce, says Marc Tucker on @educationweekhttps://t.co/ghyEyPVTKQ 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon First of #EmpoweredEducators oped series: what can the US learn from Canada’s #TeacherTraining? #AbEd https://t.co/UEMU20JId7 1 day ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon From #EmpoweredEducators op-ed series: Lessons from Alberta’s centralized & high-quality #TeacherPrep #AbEd https://t.co/UEMU20JId7 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Assumption that policy makers must choose between general #education and #apprenticeship is wrong, Marc Tucker says… https://t.co/8MRmPexoRb 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon From #EmpoweredEducators #TeacherPrep policy brief: Singapores 2year formal induction program managed by @MOEsghttps://t.co/oyRuTF0oiD 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon According to Tucker, general #ed and #vocationaleducation are NOT mutually exclusive via @EducationWeek https://t.co/berxMUPU8H 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon The False Choice Betw... - https://t.co/ogydPvYK5i 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon Keep an eye out on our website 'Round Up' for weekly int'l updates from top performing ed systems https://t.co/UwRcsG6ISd 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon We are built 4 putting knowledge 2 work, not 4 putting it into cold storage 4 later use - Marc Tucker on… https://t.co/Dkdkqb4x44 2 days ago
NCEE NCEE @CtrEdEcon US re-vamped curriculum w in 50s/60s w @NSF investments. Let’s do it again - national effort for #appliedlearninghttps://t.co/Bc7ef9oC2b 2 days ago