Author: CIEB

Recent Conferences of Note Connecting How We Learn to Educational Practice and Policy: Research Evidence and Implications International Conference January 23-24, 2012, Paris, France There is increasing interest in connecting a broad array of scientists and practitioners at an international level, because individual countries have made significant...

New Announcements On February 23, the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) announced that Robert L. King, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and Robert Schwartz, Francis Keppel Professor of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of...

By Roland Østerlund, former director general of the Ministry of Education, Denmark [caption id="attachment_5696" align="alignright" width="294" caption="New Book: Nancy Hoffman, Schooling in the Workplace: How Six of the World’s Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life. Harvard Education Press, Nov. 2011"][/caption] On the...

Recent Conferences of Note The Role of Benchmarking in Global Education: Who Succeeds at PISA and Why? Dec. 2-3, 2011, Albany, New York This conference was hosted by the Institute of Global Education Policy Studies and the Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies at the University at...

In every newsletter, we will highlight a particular set of international education statistics.  In this newsletter, we focus on the most recent OECD statistics relating reading ability to students’ socioeconomic background and the socioeconomic background of the other students in the school.  The question of...

New Announcements On January 19, 2012, the National Center on Education and the Economy launched the Center on International Education Benchmarking (CIEB). The new Center will conduct research on the world’s most successful education systems.  It will also offer access to information, analysis, and opinion on...