Written by Anne Sofie Olsen Since the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the teachers and students from Externat la Providence School, in Port-au-Prince, have attended class in temporary facilities. Finally, we can say that those days are starting to be left behind thanks to the milestone we have reached of rebuilding this first school with anti-seismic design. … [Lee más...] about Quality infrastructure for quality education in Haiti
Yesterday, Colombia celebrated the Day of Education Excellence or "E Day". Throughout the day, public and private education institutions got to know and discussed the results of the "Synthetic Index of Education Quality", a comprehensive measurement of the performance of public and private schools produced by the Ministry of National Education (MEN) and the Colombian Institute … [Lee más...] about Colombia plans to become “the most educated”
* By Justine Stewart and Cynthia Hobbs Imagine an assembly line, organized with all the essential inputs to produce a successful school. Now, imagine that only a handful of the schools are effective. How would you change the production process? This is the challenge that Jamaica’s Ministry of Education (MoE) faces: how to develop the proper support system to improve … [Lee más...] about Mass Producing Excellence in Education: Transforming Exceptions into the Rule
In the time it takes you to read this blog post, it is possible that a Central American child will have attempted to cross the United States border. Furthermore, over the next three months, more than 34,000 unaccompanied children, primarily from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, also known as the Northern Triangle, are expected to make this treacherous trip. And as … [Lee más...] about Caught in the middle!
In a country known better for its love of football than of fútbol, the 2014 World Cup has been a ratings smash. And although Team USA’s run may have come to an end yesterday, many are hailing this World Cup as a big win for US soccer. The first three US games against Ghana, Portugal and Germany have become the top three most-viewed soccer matches in US history. The stats are … [Lee más...] about Educating the Mundial-enials: What do soccer trends mean for education in a “new America?”