Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

learning with the world

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
Excerpt: Brandeis University President Jehuda Reinharz on the purpose of a liberal arts education. (2 min., 30 sec.)
For Universities, A Major 21st Century Role
In India, top American educator argues that the classic liberal arts education is now more relevant than ever. 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
Chinese Ministry of Education has a reasonably massive push underway to put computers in schools. Photo: pmorgan/flickr.
How China is Preparing its Youth for the Future
China has made great strides in education, like virtually eliminating illiteracy among its 1.3 billion citizens. 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
Yongnam Technology High School students and faculty members. (UNC-CFC-USFK/flickr.com)
South Korean Education
A comparative essay on American and Korean education systems written by team of American educators. more
Students in Ulaanbaatar checking collaborating on an XO laptop. Photo: one laptop per child/flickr.com.
'Thinking About Thinking' and One Laptop Per Child
The XO laptop is cheap to manufacture and has the potential to revolutionize primary education around the world. more