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Collaborate, innovate and lead. The future of the teaching profession

John MacBeath
2013

Key concepts Some concepts on the current state of education:There is a paradox in education. It is a long-term investment, but it is marked by the rapid changes in the...

Is privatization the solution? Challenges and tensions in education funding

Henry Levin
2013

 Key ideas There are a number of forms of privatization of schools, depending on who owns the centre and where the funding comes from: Privately owned schools with...

ICTs and the transformation of education in the knowledge economy

Robert B. Kozma
2012

Summary of ideasTo adapt to the knowledge society and economy, we need to change education. Society has changed, but education still looks the way it did at the start of the 20th...

World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students

Yong Zhao
2012

What is a good education? One that does well in PISA studies? China took part in the PISA study for the first time three years ago and the results were excellent. They came first...

Improving the school environment: why and how?

Éric Debarbieux
2012

"Teachers and head teachers' work counts and it's important to say so"Eric Debarbieux analyses the effects of the school environment. Considering the school environment from a...

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