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PISA Results Unveiled

PISA Results Unveiled

The triennial Pisa survey is perhaps the single most influential research project in global education. It influences schools policy everywhere from Iceland to India. The 2012 results are out this week and the fallout will be felt around the world. Our good friend Richard Vaughan, of TES Connect, caught up with global education leaders to get(…)

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Birth of Education in South Sudan Episode 2

Isacco Consonni Chief of Education & Protection in South Sudan for the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) takes time out of his schedule to chat with us on the Core. It goes without saying that we are privileged to share Isacco’s story and upcoming journey. Isacco will be sharing  how one approaches the development of a brand new education system(…)

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Student Challenges Common Core Standards

This is a first for the Core of Education! We have never shared content outside of the Core, but in this instance we feel we should break new ground. A fellow Tennessean, Ethan Young, recently spoke at a school board meeting in East Tennessee about what he perceives are the realities and origins of the(…)

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New CAEP Standards Reshaping Teacher Preparation

New CAEP Standards Reshaping Teacher Preparation

Dr. James Cibulka, President of Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), spent time with the Core discussing the new standards and performance reporting driving reform for teacher preparation programs across the country. We discuss the rationale behind the changes and the role teacher unions played in the overall development. Cibulka also shares his(…)

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