Author: NCEE1

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw Like doctors, who intern following their medical school training, new teachers need additional support to develop the broader repertoire of strategies and problem-solving skills they need for their complex jobs. As a result, most high-performing systems have developed intensive...

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Finland Teacher Preparation
While Finland's highly intellectual and deeply clinical preparation for teachers is a notable example, many top performing education systems have much higher standards for preparing teachers than are found in US programs. What would the U.S. teaching force look like if we required this kind of preparation of our prospective teachers? Read more in the "Preparing Profession Ready Teachers" policy brief, from CIEB's Empowered Educators study.

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw   Alberta is not alone. Many top-performing education systems limit the number of teacher training options to a few high-quality programs. And Kentucky is not unusual within the United States, where most states have dozens of teacher...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the second of a series of conversations on critical topics in education and innovation, Anthony Mackay discusses the intersection of artificial intelligence and education with Charles Fadel, founder of Center on Curriculum Redesign and author of Four-Dimensional Education.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link="https://vimeo.com/318088727" align="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw   Find out more about how top performing education systems recruit and retain their world-class teaching forces in the policy brief "Recruiting and Selecting Excellent Teachers" from CIEB's Empowered Educators study.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Increasingly, schools systems are spending less per child on education while producing better academic outcomes. Marc Tucker sat down with ASCD Learn, Teach, Lead Radio to talk about his new book, Leading High Performance School Systems, and to share...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw   CIEB's Empowered Educators study found that in five countries with high student performance on PISA (Canada, Australia, China, Singapore and Finland) teacher salaries were between about 90 and 105 percent of the average received by college graduates across...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw   In Finland, after a passing a rigorous entrance exam and a lengthy interview process, only 1 in 10 applicants is admitted to an elementary teacher preparation program. Other top-performing countries likewise have high standards for recruiting...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In this first of a series of conversations on critical topics in education and innovation, Anthony Mackay is joined by University College London Emeritus Professor and CIEB International Advisor Dylan Wiliam to discuss his recent book Creating the Schools Our...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Monica Pfister Nearly half of U.S. teachers wish they had more opportunities to collaborate with their peers. Two school districts in eastern Pennsylvania, Eastern Lebanon County (ELCO) School District and Twin Valley School District, are supporting teachers by...