Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

learning with the world

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England: How to Sustain A High-Performing School System
Their plan worked. Achievement was on the rise--then it hit a plateau. Now what? more
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Australia Strives for Excellence and Equity
The story of how one high-performing nation seeks to do better. more
By the mid 1960s, Finland had compulsory education at the K-8 level, and went to new heights from there. (Leo-setä/flickr)
What Accounts for Finland's High Student Achievement Rate?
The vision and components that made Finland one of the top-ranked education system in the world. more
China is focusing an excellence and equity education agenda in the coming decade. (Planet Love/flickr)
China's 2020 Education Reform Strategy
China will focus on four areas of education reform in the coming decade. more
Students in Japan have the benefit of many teachers' expertise. (alexa627/flickr)
Lesson from Japan: Load Curriculum with Expertise
All curriculum in Japan has the contribution of many teachers and is informed by a feedback loop. Plus, a tool to get started. more
A diverse student body in Singapore reflects its multicultural society that resulted when its economy boomed. (ssedro/Creative Commons)
How Singapore Developed a High-Quality Teacher Workforce
See how one country dreamed, designed, then delivered a world-class teaching force. more
An Afghan girl in school. (Roger Lemoyne/UN)
Global Education Summit Reveal Shared Goals
Nations share a common interest in boosting high-quality education and harnessing technology for learning. more
A world at every student's fingertips. Image: JamesBrey/iStockPhoto.com.
Best Practices from High-Achieving Nations
What can the U.S. education system learn from nations that out-perform us in international benchmarking tests? Some practical advice from Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond. more
Students play in a temporary classroom at the Juyuan Township Primary School in Dujiangyan, in China's Sichuan Province, on Sept. 5, 2008. (China Photos/Getty Images)
Learning with the World
An Asia Society initiative that brings the lessons from the world's best school systems home. more
American students rank 25th out of 30 countries in math competencies. What can be done to improve student achievement to prepare every young American for a global future? Photo courtesy CSI High School for International Studies.
Are Young Americans Losing their Competitive Edge in the Global Economy?
The academic achievement correlates with the country's ability to remain economically strong. In the US, reform is needed. more