Tag Archives: Global

Creative Thinking Education From Around the World

“Does creativity come from within or is it a skill which can be developed? Creative education is currently considered very effective. In this edition of Learning World we look at some examples.” http://www.euronews.com/2013/12/20/creative-thinking-new-ideas-in-education/  

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Canada: International Education Powerhouse?

“Across the country, the educational experience of Canadian undergraduates is enriched by the presence of students from around the world. They bring new perspectives, cultures and languages to our campuses and communities. Together with study-abroad opportunities, this international exposure provides … Continue reading

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Canadian Teachers Find Jobs Abroad

“Newly qualified Canadian teachers frustrated with the over-saturated teaching market in many major Canadian cities are setting their sights on international schools abroad, where they say professional and personal benefits far outweigh those back home.” http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-canadian-teachers-head-abroad-amid-tight-job-market-1.2426110

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Macleans: 4 Education Innovations with Potential

“Canada has fallen behind or is at risk of falling behind other countries in education and training if we don’t get our act together. That was a common theme at two conferences last week in Toronto, one hosted by The Conference … Continue reading

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“School-in-a-box” Pop-up Schools

“Most of the buildings in Machakos, the former capital of Kenya, are made of concrete, with neat fences, informal gardens, indoor plumbing, and electricity, however erratic. By contrast, the local schoolhouse of Bridge International Academies is beyond basic: walls of corrugated … Continue reading

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PBS Interviews Amanda Ripley

The author of “The Smartest Kids in the World” talks about “her conclusions after studying the diverse academic environments of Poland, Finland and South Korea.” http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education/july-dec13/smartkids_09-23.html

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Desmond Tutu on Global Education

“An estimated 95 million children in sub-Saharan Africa attend school without the benefit of a classroom desk. In emerging markets, communities and villages, children continue to experience oppression by not having the opportunity of receiving a quality basic education. and … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Global Education

“Forget getting on the school bus. This fall, kids are heading to the airport for an enriched high school, even middle school education overseas. They’ll learn French while living with a Parisian family. They’ll study Canadian history while overlooking the … Continue reading

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