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[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21831" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="link_image" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]On Monday, Maryland lawmakers gathered for a joint committee hearing on legislation that aims to transform the state’s public education system into one of the best-performing in the world. Known as the “Blueprint...

[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[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21795" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="link_image" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The OECD's recent report, Dream Jobs? Teenagers' Career Aspirations and the Future of Work, found that by the time today's 15-year-old students enter the workforce, many of the available jobs will have high technical...

[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[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21776" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="link_image" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] Nearly 90 percent of U.S. 15-year-old students who took the most recent PISA examination say that they expect to have a highly-skilled occupation when they join the workforce. However, less than...

[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 Nathan Driskell[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21720" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" qode_css_animation="" link="http://www.oecd.org/education/dream-jobs-teenagers-career-aspirations-and-the-future-of-work.htm"][vc_column_text]NCEE staff saw some of the very best of Finnish vocational education in action when we visited the state-of-the-art Omnia Vocational School in Espoo, Finland this past month. Omnia serves...

[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[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21714" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="link_image" qode_css_animation=""][/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 The United States saw nearly twice the rate of low-achieving students in reading, math and science on PISA 2018 compared to Canada, and three times the rates seen in Singapore and Estonia. Low-achieving students are those...

[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 The OECD's Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which tests 15-year-old students' abilities in math, reading and science, also measures the relationship between students' socioeconomic backgrounds and their performance. In 2018, the score difference in reading...

[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 The release of the latest results from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) showed that U.S. students performed slightly better in reading compared to the previous PISA administration in 2015, but that U.S. reading performance...

[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_single_image image="20941" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]To our readers and members of the NCEE community, At the beginning of the year we shared our ambition to further strengthen NCEE‘s thought leadership, convening power, advocacy and leadership capacity building to promote high-performing learning...

[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_single_image image="21670" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]With transformational changes in technology, education and the economy, it is no longer sufficient to study only what has brought success in the past. Across the globe, discussions focused on the future of education...