Dr. Marjo Kyllönen is a Head of Development Unit, Education division, in the City of Helsinki. Her expertise is on future school and leadership and she has been developing the concept of ‘future schools’ and its role and prospect in the society. Dr. Kyllönen is an expert in the field of education and is a special guest in our blog series about the development of #skills21 in … [Read more...] about Education: A Gateway to the Future!
Yolanda Ramos is the Senior Regional Director of for the Americas at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and Casandra Woodall is the Senior Director for Business Strategy at ISTE. ISTE is member of the 21st Century Skills Coalition joined by different public and private organizations to promote the development of 21st century skills in Latin America … [Read more...] about Building Capacity and Equity in Online Learning Environments
Entry by Juan M. Hernández-Agramonte (IPA), Emma Näslund-Hadley (IDB), Olga Namen (IPA) and Brunilda Peña de Osorio (MINED) The COVID-19 pandemic forced a complete overhaul of the work of teachers, likely larger than the pandemic-related changes to any other profession. From one day to the next, teachers worldwide were asked to abandon face-to-face instruction and create … [Read more...] about 3,000 Teachers Share their COVID-19 Remote Learning Experiences
School dropout, a persistent problem in Latin America and the Caribbean that will worsen In 2018, only 64.4% of young people between 18 and 20 years old in the region had completed secondary, while in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries this value exceeded 86%. In fact, 22.5% of those between 18-24 years old did not even manage to start … [Read more...] about Technical education, a potential ally in the face of school dropout in times of COVID-19
Jaewon Cho is a programme officer and Benjamin Riley is a consultant at the Korea Education and Research Information Service (KERIS). KERIS is a public institution under the Korean Ministry of Education that promotes national and global initiatives and policy support related to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education ranging from kindergarten to higher … [Read more...] about Responding to COVID-19 in South Korea: Discovering Online Education as a Key for Future Education