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] 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_column_text] According to the most recent Gallup poll of student engagement, U.S. student engagement in school—their enthusiasm for and involvement in school—drops sharply as students get older. By the time students reach 12th grade, only about a third are...

[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]As jurisdictions around the world rethink the knowledge, skills and competencies students will need for a very different future, they are also considering what that shift means for the teaching profession. This has led to the development of...

[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="22312" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] As a result of widespread school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, educators, students, and families worldwide are recognizing the essential role that schools play not only in students’ academic learning, but also in their holistic...

[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 Monica Pfister   Like nearly 190 countries around the world, Estonia has closed schools nationwide in response to concerns about the spread of coronavirus. But unlike many countries, Estonia built on years of preparation during its mid-March transition 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_column_text] by Monica Pfister[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image="21997" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Since transitioning to distance learning on March 16, Estonia has prioritized ensuring that students and families continue to have access to the supports they...

[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 Many of the world’s best education systems are found in countries that guarantee paid leave for new parents. These countries understand that providing high-quality education for all children starts even before those children arrive at school....

[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 Monica Pfister[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]On a recent visit to Estonia, NCEE staff learned firsthand that this Baltic nation—already a world leader in providing high-quality, accessible, and affordable early childhood education and care—is now tackling the challenge of attracting and retaining...

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