Singapore 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]Top-performing countries are responding to increased mental health and social and emotional learning (SEL) needs of students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in a range of ways.  First, they have increased counseling staff in schools to support students. Singapore...

[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_column_text] To measure students’ preparedness for an increasingly complex and interconnected world, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducted an assessment of global competence as part of the 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). OECD defines...

[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] Many countries provided child care for essential workers during the pandemic, but top performers went farther to support both providers and parents during this unprecedented interruption to childcare and work. Canada, for example, provided CAN$625 million (US$475.5 million) in...

[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 the world grapples with ongoing economic setbacks during the coronavirus pandemic, many top-performing education systems are strengthening vocational education and training (VET) as one lever for economic recovery. In Ontario, in addition to increasing funding for vocational...

[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[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="22213" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://ncee.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NCEE-Top-Performers-Distance-Learning-June-2020Final.docx.pdf"][vc_column_text]Education systems worldwide have recognized that while schools will reopen in many places this fall, there are ways that teaching and learning will be permanently changed by the pandemic. Singapore...

[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....