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[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="18502" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] The pandemic has highlighted the importance of affordable child care for working parents across the globe, as parents struggle to balance the demands of child care...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16419" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] As awareness of the global climate crisis grows, jurisdictions around the world are taking steps to infuse environmental awareness and sustainability into their school curricula to...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/6"][vc_single_image image="16419" img_size="small" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="5/6"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] The coronavirus pandemic has made it harder for young people to remain connected to the labor market. Businesses were forced to scale back hiring or lay...

[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] While discussions in Congress focus on forgiving student loan debt for current borrowers, calls for making college more affordable for all students have been gaining ground amid the economic downturn linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Many top performers...

[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] Top-performing countries, including China, Singapore, Estonia, and Canada, have significantly more students who met baseline proficiency in all three tested subjects (reading, math, and science) on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 compared to the United...

[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="22546" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The College Board’s announcement last week that it will drop the optional essay and subject tests from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was just the latest in a series of announcements that suggest major...

[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]Top-performing countries are responding to increased mental health and social and emotional learning (SEL) needs of students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in a range of ways.  First, they have increased counseling staff in schools to support students. Singapore...

[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] The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of social and emotional learning (SEL) in giving students critical life skills such as self-motivation, communication, stress management, and organization that are key to being successful independent learners. Jurisdictions across the...

[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] To measure students’ preparedness for an increasingly complex and interconnected world, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted an assessment of global competence as part of the 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). OECD defines...

[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] Many countries provided child care for essential workers during the pandemic, but top performers went farther to support both providers and parents during this unprecedented interruption to childcare and work. Canada, for example, provided CAN$625 million (US$475.5 million) in...