Author: CIEB

[caption id="attachment_9016" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Kathrin Hoeckel, Policy Analyst at the OECD"][/caption] In May 2012, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its much-anticipated Skills Strategy, a major new initiative aimed at helping governments improve their economies through comprehensive skills policies.  Kathrin Hoeckel, a Policy...

[caption id="attachment_9030" align="alignright" width="291" caption="Education in a Changing World: Flexibility, Skills and Employability."][/caption] The World Bank (2012). Education in a Changing World: Flexibility, Skills and Employability. In order to provide students with 21st century skills, curriculum and examinations must teach and test teamwork, leadership, and communication skills,...

Marc Tucker’s upcoming speaking engagement at the Iowa Teacher and Principal Leadership Symposium prompted the Governor’s Special Assistant for Education, Linda Fandel, to post about Standing on the Shoulders of Giants on the Iowa.gov web site.  Peter Callaghan, a columnist for the News Tribune, recently...

[caption id="attachment_8773" align="alignright" width="190" caption="Source: IEA. (2012). Policy, Practice and Readiness to Teach Primary and Secondary Mathematics in 17 Countries."][/caption] Click here to view the full graphic Recently, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) released a study on teacher preparation in seventeen countries. ...

[caption id="attachment_8779" align="alignright" width="222" caption="Marc Tucker speaking at the 2012 Southern Growth Policies Conference"][/caption] Marc Tucker recently travelled to Chattanooga, TN to participate in the Southern Growth Policies Conference hosted by Governor Bill Haslam.  News Channel Nine covered the event and reported on some of the...

[caption id="attachment_8542" align="alignright" width="221" caption="A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models of Excellence and Innovation (ASCD, 2012)"][/caption] Vivien Stewart is a mistress of deception.  In A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models of Excellence and Innovation, she distills a lifetime of astute observation into a slim...