26 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Professor  (Finland) discusses the multiple reasons why Finnish and Norwegian tertiary education remains free of charge here.

24 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

John Hattie believes that quality teachers are those who have the largest impact on students’ learning. Shaun Killick critiques a recent report released by Australian govenment which outlines a plan to improve the quality of future teachers practice. Read more here.

23 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

School systems nationwide are recognizing how important principal supervisors are in ensuring that schools improve. Read here how the districts have overhauled the principal-supervisor role to one focused on instructional leadership, and aligned the supervisors' work with the district's achievement goals.  

20 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

The Age reports on ongoing professional development for teachers in Victoria, Australia. Read more here.

19 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Some suggest that educators are stuck in the status quo and don't care to implement change. Read some other myths about school improvement that the writers in ASCD Educational Leadership contradict. :here

18 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

This entry from D Culberhouse's blog discusses key questions around institutional systems change. Read it here.

17 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

This video of the 'Challenges in Leadership' debate organised by Teach First London, LKMco Director, Loic Menzies discusses the complex question of London schools' success here.

13 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Matthew Jenkin discusses several schools and institutions that are 'teaching outside the square': The Quest to Learn school in New York,  High Tech High, a school-development organisation based in San Diego, California, The Liger Learning Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Ørestad Gymnasium in Copenhagen, Denmark. Read more

10 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

If the reasons behind Finland's success in education are so simple why don't more nations model themselves on those successes and learn from them? Read more here.

09 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Are disadvantaged students doomed to do badly in school? What is the relationship between funding and achievement? Do smaller class sizes really raise standards? New evidence from around the world challenges myths about education. Read more here.

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