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The Global Search for Education: The Top 10

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.26.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The Global Search for Education series takes important issues related to global education and gives them context." -- Adam Steiner Diane Ravitch,...

The Global Search for Education: East vs. West -- News from Malaysia

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.23.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In a complex, diverse and economically burgeoning society, the current challenges facing the Malaysian education system are considerable.

The Global Search for Education: East vs. West - Part 1

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.15.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"While there is rich cultural diversity in Asian countries, it is not as pronounced or complex as in many Western systems such as the USA and the UK....

The Global Search for Education: School Performance

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"Schools are driven to place too much emphasis on test scores that capture what can easily be measured. In doing so, they neglect other important sk...

The Global Search for Education: What Is the Fourth Way?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.30.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Even after one has identified that the old ways of doing things are no longer working, coming up with system-wide comprehensive solutions as to how to develop better schools and school systems is challenging.

The Global Search for Education: The Education Debate 2012 -- Andy Hargreaves

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.22.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Education should not be the privilege of a select few, but the basic civil right of every American child. We must act conclusively to narrow our domestic achievement gap and to narrow our international achievement gap so that our students will be able to compete globally in the next decade.

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals - Singapore

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.21.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How does Singapore view the importance of a world-class teaching profession? How has its government responded? What progress has been made to date? What are Singapore's next steps to advance the teaching profession in the 21st century?

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals - Part 2

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Today we continue the conversation with someone who understands better than anyone why professional excellence is one of the most vital investments we can make in our children's future: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers.