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1 month ago

The Global Search for Education: What Does It Mean To Be a Great Principal?


"New sets of skills such as team work, innovation and creativity are becoming increasingly important. The leaders of this major transformation can only be the principals and the teachers themselves, but principals need to be able to show the way in this uncertain world." -- Montserrat Gomendio

Launched today, the OECD's new report, School Leadership for Learning: Insights from Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013, specifically looks at d

4 months ago

Character Education Contributes to Academic Success and Self-Discipline - Breitbart News


Two reports from the Massachusetts-based Pioneer Institute show that teaching character education in schools results not only in academic progress and decreases in behavioral problems, but also greater self-control and self-discipline in students.

Over fifty years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Kings dream was that Americans would judge one another by the content of their character,' says Jamie Gass, director of the Center for School Reform at Pioneer Institute. These research papers highlight successful models of character education in K-12 schooling, as well as a clear cautionary message we have miles to go in educating schoolchildren towards King

7 months ago

How to get education technology right - Devex

Students use laptops at the library of the Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco. The demand for education technology is greater than ever, but how can one tell which existing and emerging edutech innovations are the wisest investments? Photo by: Arne Hoel / World Bank/ CC BY-NC-NDTechnology and education are colliding like never before, and educators and policymakers are struggling to make sense of what it all means for the

11 months ago

College Tips That Anyone Can Use Right Away

Acquiring a college education is a goal that countless individuals hope to achieve. However, the idea of selecting a school, choosing a major and charting a course for ultimate success can seem like a series of insurmountable challenges. Fortunately, the tips that follow below offer a framework for getting the entire process underway.

One thing you must bring to school, that is often overlooked, is plenty of toiletries. You will use a lot of these items and can run out if you do not have enough on hand. Purchasing in bulk is also a smart option, to make sure that you do not run out.


When attending classes, bring a bottle of water with you. It is vital