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Equipping Students for the 'Head-Spinning Changes' of Globalization

Panelists discuss education issues at the launch of Asia Society's Center for Global Education. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

High UN and OECD officials describe how promoting diversity and 21st century technological skills in students are critical as the world globalizes.

How 'Global Citizenship' Education Can Fill the Skilled Workers Gap

(IAPEN Activities/Flickr)

"Non-cognitive" skills such as critical thinking and creativity are just as vital as traditional skills in helping 21st century students.

On Shanghai Education: A View From the Streets

A Shanghai tailor's shop, photographed on July 21, 2011. (Lynn Lin/Flickr)

Is Shanghai a model of educational equity, as the OECD international school rankings suggest? Asia Society's Jeff Wang offers a ground-level view.

Shanghai Responds to School Ranking Cheating Allegations

A student in Shanghai. (Kyle Taylor/Flickr)

Shanghai's world-leading education system results from unremitting education reform during the past decades, not from cheating, writes Zhang Mingxuan.

Five Things US Schools Can Learn From the Rest of the World

Students in Shanghai have seen vast improvements in their education system. (Flickr/Kyle Taylor)

We now know that a number of other countries — primarily Asian nations — have gotten a lot better at education than the U.S. What are the lessons for U.S. schools?