Laura Sandefer is an author and the co-founder of Acton Academy, a school whose learner-driven model is spreading across the globe and combines best practices from the past while embracing the latest technology and research in neuroscience and cognition. She is also a special guest in our blog series about the development of #skills21 in Latin America and the … [Read more...] about What does it mean to be Socratic? Five steps to get there
The transformation of education is as necessary for the educational world as the vaccine to overcome the health crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thinking about education systems beyond this crisis will allow the setting of new spaces for innovation and the mobilization of countries and educational communities to promote a transformation towards more effective and … [Read more...] about “Let’s Talk about Educational Policy”, the new series of IDB documents
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