A look at efforts to foster 21st century skills in Asian school systems and some of the methods used to do so.
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April 14, 2015
April 07, 2015
The recent 2015 International Summit on the Teaching Profession was an important opportunity to share best practices and learn from other countries on critical challenges in education.
March 25, 2015
Even the best education systems have their challenges, but they recognize them and are constantly pursuing new solutions.
March 24, 2015
The Swiss CTE system has no dead ends for students and has the full support of industry.
March 11, 2015
Toronto District School Board has made the integration of global competence a priority in their system.
March 09, 2015
Contrary to the widely held view that Asian education systems heavily emphasize traditional rote learning, this new research paints a picture of commitment among Asian countries and economies to make 21st century skills a significant component of their education systems moving forward.
February 13, 2015
What are some of the challenges and opportunities that the Singapore CTE faces?
February 11, 2015
Part 1 of my interview with Mr. TAN Seng Hua, Dean, ITE Academy in Singapore and one of the architects of Singapore's CTE/VET system.
January 14, 2015
Toronto has all of the complexities, instability, and turmoil of big city school board and union politics, but has shown strong academic performance relative to other cities. So its successes are very relevant to US educators.
January 08, 2015
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) employs approaches that are learner centered, problem based, and focused on real-world contexts. Manitoba is leading the way.