Canada Tag

by Jackie Kraemer This year, British Columbia implemented an innovative new curriculum called Building Students Success for all kindergarten through 9th grade students in the province. The curriculum, developed by educators and based on the latest research and international best practice, is “concept-based and competency-driven.” It...

by Jennifer Craw In high-performing systems, rigorous standards for entry into the teaching profession ensure that only the most qualified individuals enter elementary school classrooms. In Finland, for example, less than 10% of applicants are admitted into teacher training programs through a demanding multistage admissions process. (Click...

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