This blog was written jointly with Leonardo Ortiz Villacorta who is Vice President of International Partnerships at Code.org. Code.org is a non-profit organization, dedicated to expanding access to computer science to all students in all schools, with an emphasis on increasing the participation of women and underrepresented groups. Today, economies and societies are more … [Read more...] about Code Caribbean: building human capital across the region
Infrastructure and educational technology
Guiselle Alpizar (MEP), Loreto Biehl (IDB), Juan M. Hernández-Agramonte (IPA), Olga Namen (IPA), Emma Näslund-Hadley (IDB), Laura Ochoa (ICBF), and Brunilda Peña de Osorio (MINED) As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages, the chaos of taking on distance or hybrid education in addition to worries of contracting the disease, joblessness and everyday stresses can trigger … [Read more...] about 61,000 parents share how distress about distance education overpowers parental coping mechanisms in times of COVID-19
Dr. Jack Buckley is President and Chief Scientist and Zeina Fayyaz Kim is the Chief of Staff at Imbellus, a simulation based assessment company. Formerly Senior Vice President of Research at the College Board and Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, Dr. Buckley has a background in applied statistics and education research, and together with Zeina are … [Read more...] about Preparing for Life After COVID with Simulation-Based Assessment
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!
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