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Singapore Schools

Hard, Soft or In Between?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Uplifting Leadership: How Organizations, Teams, and Communities Raise Performance - a book review by C. M. Rubin What happens when you create a p...

The Global Search for Education: What did you learn at Oppi?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.14.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"I am more hopeful now than before Oppi to accomplish the vision of the school of the future where "minimal invasive education" is a leading principl...

The Global Search for Education: The World Test?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.15.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The more important questions that countries have to ask themselves are why they are comparing with one another and what they are doing with the find...

The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Singapore

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

"In Singapore, one of the main impacts of technology is a shift in the mindset of educators to discover how curriculum and the teaching environment c...

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: Singapore on Technology

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.26.2013 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Singapore has been faithfully implementing a master plan since 1997 for integrating technology into education."

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: More From Singapore

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.07.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How do teachers motivate students in the Singapore school system? How do they level the playing field between rich and poor students? How do they handle behavioral problems? Are they obsessed with testing?

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals Around the World

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Andreas Schleicher weighs in on what the US and other nations can learn from some of the high performing education systems that are doing this.