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
We need to support our teachers, now more than ever! The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of most schools in Latin America and the Caribbean, meant that from one moment to another, teachers had to adapt the educational content and their instructional methods and switch to a remote teaching mode for which they weren't prepared. Ministries of Education across the … [Read more...] about Helping our Teachers: Now More Needed Than Ever!
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
Entry by Carolina Méndez, Jorge Mori (DIGESU-MINEDU), María Fernanda Prada and María Fe Sanchez (DIGESU-MINEDU) Killa is an 8-year-old girl who attends third grade in a public school in Ayacucho, Peru. Her mother tongue is Quechua, the language of the Incas. Even though her parents did not finish high school, they dream of Killa finishing school and pursuing higher … [Read more...] about The future of higher and technical-productive education in Peru
Mr. Sungwon Lee is the CEO of G-School based in Seoul, South Korea. Previously a public school teacher for 20 years, he established G-School based on the mission that education should reflect the changes in the society. It realizes the idea of what future education should look like and implements 21st century education through a network of collaborative teachers. Mr. Lee is a … [Read more...] about Fostering Collaborative Problem-Solving and Self-Guided Learning during COVID-19