Estonia Tag

[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_column_text]Every three years the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) assesses how well 15-year-old students from around the world can apply their knowledge in reading, mathematics and science to real-world situations. In 2018, the latest...

[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 On December 3rd, the OECD will release the results of the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which tests the reading, math and science proficiency of 15-year-old students around the world. Each administration of 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] by Jennifer Craw One of the ore striking findings in the Education at a Glance 2019 report from the OECD is how much more, on average, US students spend on tuition for bachelor's degrees than do students in any...

[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 As technology becomes more integrated with the workplace and everyday life, many top-performing education systems have introduced a computer coding requirement for all students into their primary and secondary school curriculum. While there is debate as...

[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 Compared to the top-performing countries, the United States stands out in that it requires far more external exams for all young students. While the United States requires all students in primary and middle schools, from grades...

[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   Teachers in these top-performing systems see themselves as trained researchers who can diagnose student needs, try out new practices, and assess their impact on student learning. While a few select programs in the United States also...

[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   This month we look at high-performing education systems which are also notable for their performance on specific measures of equity. Estonia has an exceptionally low rate of students who perform poorly on all three subjects tested...

[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 Bob Rothman A recently released report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) found that equity remains a challenge throughout the world. Overall, the report found, 15-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds scored 88 points lower in science...

[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 best education systems in the world are able to educate not only advantaged students, but also disadvantaged students to high levels so that they graduate with the skills they need to participate fully in society....

by Jennifer Craw Sources: Estonia: http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/447/Estonia-EDUCATIONAL-SYSTEM-OVERVIEW.html https://www.hm.ee/et/tegevused/koolivaheajad Finland: https://www.utu.fi/en/units/tis/calendar/Pages/home.aspx https://fillingmymap.com/2015/04/15/11-ways-finlands-education-system-shows-us-that-less-is-more/ Germany: https://www.angloinfo.com/how-to/germany/family/schooling-education/school-schedule https://www.howtogermany.com/pages/germanschools.html https://www.schulferien.org/deutschland/ferien/2017-2018/ https://publicholidays.de/school-holidays/berlin/ Hong Kong: http://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/primary-secondary/applicable-to-primary/whole-day-schooling/index.html http://www.edb.gov.hk/attachment/en/curriculum-development/resource-support/guidelines-sch-calendar/Calculation%20of%20School%20Holidays%20and%20School%20Days%20-%20June%202011.pdf Japan: http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/explore/calendar/april/schoolyear.html http://global.chuo-u.ac.jp/english/unicms/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Academic_Year_and_Academic_Calendar.pdf New Zealand: https://parents.education.govt.nz/essential-information/school-terms-and-holidays/ https://www.newzealandnow.govt.nz/living-in-nz/education/school-system Netherlands: https://study.studentnews.eu/s/3693/75527-School-year-in-Europe/4468142-Netherlands-201718.htm https://www.government.nl/topics/school-holidays/question-and-answer/school-holidays-2017%E2%80%932018 Ontario: http://www.tdsb.on.ca/About-Us/Calendar https://settlement.org/ontario/education/elementary-and-secondary-school/general-information/when-do-children-begin-and-end-school-each-day/ Shanghai: http://xiaoxue.eol.cn/zx/shanghai/xiaoxue/201707/t20170717_1541162.shtml https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/china/2017 http://hechingered.org/content/a-day-in-the-life-of-chinese-students_3826/ Singapore: https://www.moe.gov.sg/news/press-releases/school-terms-and-holidays-for-2018 https://www.angloinfo.com/how-to/singapore/moving/country-file/public-holidays https://internationalednews.com/2014/09/17/the-school-day-singapore/ South Korea: http://www.bbc.com/news/education-25187993 http://www.jobmonkey.com/asia/school_calendar_in_s_k_/ Taiwan: https://www.angloinfo.com/how-to/taiwan/family/schooling-education/school-year http://www.jobmonkey.com/asia/school_calendar_in_tw/ USA https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/tables/table_2004_06.asp https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pss/tables/table_2004_06.asp...