Speaking before an Asia Society audience about the future of U.S.–China relations, Australia's Chinese-speaking, wisecracking former prime minister argued strongly for Chinese-language education in the West.
Can we finally make education the great equalizer Horace Mann said it could be, nearly 200 years ago? Tony Jackson cites some common practices in East Asian school systems that are among the world's best.
Holding firm to her motto — "If you can DREAM it, you can DO it" — the Asia 21 Young Leader explains how, at the age of 12, she decided to dedicate herself to providing children in Pakistan with an education.
The United States and China have a number of ideological differences — but is education policy one of them? Ahead of an Asia Society New York panel discussion on December 10, four education experts assess a hotly debated new global education study.
Brandon Busteed, Executive Director of Gallup Education, says schools need to focus on knowledge construction, real-world problem-solving, collaboration, self-regulation, skilled communication, technology, and global awareness.
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