Education

May 31 2017

Asia tops biggest global school rankings – BBC News #top #education #news

#top education news # Asia tops biggest global school rankings Media caption Sean Coughlan examines the OECD’s global education rankings The biggest ever global school rankings have been published, with Asian countries in the top five places and African countries at the bottom. Singapore heads the table, followed by Hong Kong, with Ghana at the bottom. The UK is in 20th place, among higher achieving European countries, with the US in 28th. The OECD economic think tank says the comparisons – based on test scores in 76 countries – show the link between education and economic growth. “This is the …

May 30 2017

StudyPortals is the Global Study Choice Platform #best #online #education #portals

#best online education portals # StudyPortals is the Global Study Choice Platform. Our mission: “Empowering the world to choose education.” Beyond the Platform Since our very beginning, we care about giving something back to the community. We take our first core value “Make our world a little better” serious and being able to support those who need it most, is what really makes us happy. Currently, StudyPortals supports Knowledge for Children as well as other education-related charities and projects. Our mission is to invest in quality education for children in rural areas by building a platform that operates professionally and …

May 13 2017

Worlds of Words Brings Global Literature to Educators and Youth #words #of #education

#words of education # Our Mission Visit Us Contact Us Worlds of Words Worlds of Words builds bridges across global cultures through children’s and adolescent literature. Browse a list of resources available on our site. WOW Currents Many people are familiar with books like The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi and My Name Is Yoon by Helen Recorvits. These books, published in the 1990s and 2000s, opened the door and challenged ideas of global children’s literature. Sometimes because of these “classics,” newer Asian-culture books don’t get much attention. This month, the WOW Currents by Yoo Kyung Sung and Junko Sakoi …

Apr 30 2017

Alexa Top 500 Global Sites #top #10 #learning #websites

#top 10 learning websites # The top 500 sites on the web The sites in the top sites lists are ordered by their 1 month alexa traffic. Social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface. Amazon.com seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and disc More over anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Site has numerous personalization features and services including one-click buying, extensive customer and editorial product reviews, gift registries, gift certificates, wish lists, restaurant and movie listings, travel, …

Apr 29 2017

Global View on Tertiary Education – About Jamil #tertiary #education

#tertiary education # About Jamil Global tertiary education exper t – in the past 24 years, has provided policy advice to governments and university leaders in more than 90 countries in all parts of the world. Policy guidance on system-wide tertiary education reforms, including vision for the future and national development strategies, excellence initiatives, system-wide governance, financial sustainability, quality assurance, institutional differentiation, system articulation, and equity promotion strategies. Advice on benchmarking, strategic planning and capacity building for establishing a world-class university or improving any type of tertiary education institution, including change management, resource mobilization and diversification, quality assurance, internationalization strategy, …

Apr 22 2017

Educationcannotwait – Education Cannot Wait is a new global fund to transform the delivery of

#education fund # THE CHALLENGE 75 million school-aged children and youth are in desperate need of educational support, either in danger of, or already missing out on their education. Communities highlight the importance of education during times of crises, yet education appeals receive less than 2% of humanitarian funding. The right to education is most at risk during emergencies but it is also the exact time when it is needed the most. OUR RESPONSE Education Cannot Wait is a new global fund to transform the delivery of education in emergencies – one that joins up governments, humanitarian actors and development …

Apr 6 2017

Global Education – Laurence School #global #education

#global education # For six decades, Laurence has been grounded in a “Total Child” philosophy that sees children as individuals who benefit from a challenging curriculum, a character-based education, and an embrace of global citizenship. At Laurence, we value curiosity above all else, aiming to develop creative thinkers who seek innovative solutions to complex problems. READ MORE We appreciate your interest in Laurence School and look forward to helping you learn more about our admissions process. Because we know the importance of a confident and happy beginning to your child’s elementary school experience, we invite you to personally explore our …

Apr 6 2017

Global Education: Students Ready for the World #global #education

#global education # CONTACT:: Helga Fasciano. Special Assistant for Global Education NOTE. Various file formats are used on this page that may require download. If larger than 1mb. it will take longer to download. For instructions or more information, please visit our download page . In September 2011, the North Carolina State Board of Education (SBE) formed a Task Force on Global Education to assess the state’s effort to produce “globally competitive” graduates ready to live, work, and contribute in an interconnected world. Based on feedback it received, the Task Force noted six major findings and made five commitments to …

Apr 6 2017

The Global Education Conference Network #global #education

#global education # Global Collaboration Day is now over! Please read our wrap-up post: http://www.globaleducationconference.com/forum/topics/global-collaboration-day-wrap-up. If you participate in this event as an attendee or host, you can download certificates here: https://app.box.com/v/2016GCDcertificates . GETTING STARTED The Global Education Conference Network is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Our activities are designed to significantly increase opportunities for connecting classrooms while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity and educational access for all. Please join this community to receive updates about our 2016 events! We also have a new site, GlobalEd Events. that provides …

Apr 5 2017

Global Education #global #education

#global education # Global Education How can teachers support students in their efforts to make a difference? Here are three trends worth watching — and joining. Looking for ways to help students appreciate cultural diversity, build awareness about global issues, and develop global competence? Explore these resources for ideas on bringing global dimensions into the classroom. Edutopia’s video series Education Everywhere profiles innovative school systems all around the world. Here you’ll find links to the videos and additional resources for learning about education systems in various countries. Looking for resources to foster students’ global competence and develop global citizen leaders? …