Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

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Teacher Professional Development: International Practices
The best school systems focus on giving great teachers the support they need. Learn more. more
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Show Teachers the Money!
Most teachers are underpaid. But what is the best way to think about proper compensation? more
Minnijean Brown Trickey (left), one of the "Little Rock Nine," with Secretary Duncan. (ed.gov)
America's Standing Among Nations Relies on Teachers
US Secretary of Education points to Asia Society findings in back-to-school speech. more
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What Can America Learn?
Students in many countries now out-rank American students academically. Top-performing nations sound off on reforms that worked. more
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Singapore's Global Schools for a Global Society
It is the most globalized place on earth. And they built an education system to match. more
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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