Shanghai Tag

Cross-posted from Education Week I recently spoke with Ben Jensen, School Education Program Director at the Grattan Institute in Australia, about Shanghai's professional development system for teachers. Ben is a highly regarded analyst and commenter on school education. He previously worked at the OECD Education Directorate...

By Jackie Kraemer The Asia Society’s Global Cities Education Network (GCEN) released a report earlier this year entitled, “Improving Performance of Low Achieving and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students” by Ben Levin, Professor and Canada Research Chair for the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at...

By Emily Kingsland Earlier this month, the Center for International Education Benchmarking introduced a new feature on its web site.  The Study Guide is intended to provide readers with a weekly summary of headlines from the top-performing education systems in the world.  This month’s International Reads...

[caption id="attachment_8542" align="alignright" width="221" caption="A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models of Excellence and Innovation (ASCD, 2012)"][/caption] Vivien Stewart is a mistress of deception.  In A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models of Excellence and Innovation, she distills a lifetime of astute observation into a slim...

[caption id="attachment_8432" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Ben Jensen, Program Director of the School Education Program at Australia’s Grattan Institute"][/caption] This month, Betsy Brown Ruzzi, Director of the Center on International Education Benchmarking, interviewed Ben Jensen of Australia’s Grattan Institute about the Institute’s most recent report, Catching Up: Learning...