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South Korea, Its High PISA Scores, and Its Suicide App

Here is irony:

In January 2014, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) noted that students from South Korea were tops at “creative problem solving” on the first such Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test: 1,410 more words

High-stakes Testing

What happens next?

My daughter was talking about her Summer holidays today and I was explaining to her that I wouldn’t be going back to school after the Summer holidays this year. 422 more words


“International experience is an essential part of education today”

In an interview for the most recent edition of the Harvard Gazette, Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School and Director of Harvard’s South Asia Institute, talks about the new summer schools overseas he has been designing for Harvard undergraduates. 424 more words

International Education

Writing a Winning Personal Statement

 When you apply to study in most foreign universities, in addition to your academic documents, universities want a glimpse into your life, hence asking for a personal statement as part of the admission requirement. 498 more words

Consilium Education

Education is changing – for new teachers coming out of college moving from temporary contract to temporary contract is becoming common and permanent jobs are becoming ever more elusive. 344 more words


Transnational Education: global moves, global growth, global future

Transnational education is on the rise. Defined broadly by the British Council and others as “any teaching or learning activity in which the students are in a different country (the host country) to that in which the institution providing the  498 more words

International Education