comparative education Tag

By Chew Leng Poon On June 26-28, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) held its 5th International Research Conference at the National Institute of Education in Singapore.  Researchers, academics and educators from over twenty countries attended.  IEA has produced cross-national studies of...

Transforming Education Summit 2012 May 7-9, 2012, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates This summit offers a platform to share lessons learned on how to deliver relevant education to young people more effectively in a rapidly changing global society. Keynote speakers will include former UK Prime Minister Gordon...

[caption id="attachment_8276" align="alignright" width="384" caption="Video from the Future of Teaching Profession Conference"][/caption] Recent Conferences of Note The Future of the Teaching Profession February 16-17, 2012, Cambridge, UK Leadership for Learning (LFL) hosted this two-day event at the Møller Centre in Cambridge, which explored research and policy in relation to...

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...

Last month in his Education Week blog, Bob Slavin poured a lot of cold water over the rising interest in learning from other countries that are routinely outperforming the United States. He argues that, while we can identify interesting practices, we can never be...