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Around the World in 30 Days (February 2015)

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.28.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In February, I continued my conversations on global education with Lord Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Australia's Geoff Masters (CEO of Australian Council for Educational Research) and Susan Mann (CEO of Education Services Australia). I learned further about how technology is entering the classroom and how this is helping to broaden cross-cultural perspectives in education.

The Global Search for Education: The Tech Report - From Australia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.20.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Technology has become further integrated into the daily operations of most Australian schools. The entire teacher workforce can now collaborate nationally on innovations in practice that address the problems they encounter in implementing a new curriculum.

The Global Search for Education: How to Improve -- From Australia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.10.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In his paper, "Is School Reform Working?", Professor Geoff Masters explores whether or not the policy settings for Australian schools are on track to ensure future improvements in that country's decade-long decline in the PISA test. I caught up with him recently to get some answers to the questions I had.

Teen's Vengeful Facebook Bullying Turns Into Sentence For 'Child Pornography'

Posted 09.24.2011 | Education

A 17-year-old boy in Perth, Australia has been sentenced to 12 months in juvenile detention for pressuring underage girls to perform sexual acts on a ...