Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

learning with the world

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International Benchmarking
Countries that invest heavily in education to meet the demands of the new global knowledge economy benefit economically and socially from that choice. more
Primary school students in India. (Jonathan Camuzo/flickr.com)
India: New Skills for Global Innovation
The stage is set for a major expansion of secondary education in India. more
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Assessing 21st-Century Skills and Competencies Around the World
A new report on how to measure creativity, collaboration, and other 21st century competencies. more
A student in Shanghai. (Kyle Taylor/Flickr)

Shanghai Responds to School Ranking Cheating Allegations

Shanghai's world-leading education system results from unremitting education reform during the past decades, not from cheating, writes Zhang Mingxuan. more
Students in class at the Jing'an Education College Affiliated School in Shanghai, China, whose school system was named "best in the world" by OECD earlier this week. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Has Recent Coverage of Global School Rankings Missed the Point?

The United States and China have a number of ideological differences — but is education policy one of them? more
International Summit on the Teaching Profession
When top educators around the world get together to share ideas, big things happen. more
Education official at the 2013 International Summit on the Teaching Profession, Netherlands, March 2013. (Michael Kooren)
Teacher Evaluation: An International Perspective
Teachers are nation builders. How do we know they are effective—and how can we support them? more
School leaders from 10 urban school systems gather to learn best practices from one another. (Sarah Lorien/Asia Society)
A High-Quality Teaching Force: Lessons from Around the World
Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond shares her study on how highly successful school systems build an excellent teaching force. more
Improve Diverse Students' Achievement
How to improve diverse students' achievement: lessons from five school systems. more
Bill Gates at the "Collecting Innovation Today" interview in June 2009. (OnInnovation/Flickr)

Bill Gates: Who's Beating the US in Education, and What We Do About It

A look at how other nations beat out American schools and some advice from Bill Gates. more