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TEDxNYED is a New York City-based TEDx event focused on education. The theme of this year’s TEDxNYED is Inside-Outside, a discussion about education from both inside...
The Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL) and Steve Hargadon are pleased to announce the inaugural virtual and worldwide School Leadership Summit, Thursday, March...
GETideas.org seeks to help education leaders understand the impact of environment on learning and to leverage design when attempting to transform education systems. This Google...
Midwest Education Technology Conference February 11-13, 2013 St. Charles Convention CenterSt. Louis, Missouri http://2013.metcconference.org/...
In an open letter released yesterday, leading U.S. college and university presidents called upon their colleagues to make retention and completion a critical priority to stem...
GETideas.org hosts this GooglePlus hangout to engage with noted thought leaders on how to help educators innovate. The discussion includes a dialogue on how innovation in...
In an arrangement with commercial company Academic Partnerships, dozens of public universities plan to offer an introductory online course free and for credit to anyone...
After falling nearly 11% since the 2008 fiscal year, state appropriations for U.S. higher education are on the rise in most states. Long-term effects of...
Source: Source > HechingerEdApril 6, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education issued a note of caution today about a recent study of teacher merit pay in Tennessee. The Project on Incentives in Teaching (POINT) study, released in September 2010 by researchers at Vanderbilt University, found that offering bonuses to middle-school math teachers if they raised student test scores did not result in improved student achievement.
Source: Source > Mail & GuardianMarch 29, 2011
A new report from Stellenbosch University indicates that reforms to the South Africa’s education have been “largely ineffective” in terms of improving schooling for poor students. According to the report, by age 8, children from the poorest 80% of households in South Africa are already far behind the school performance of the richest 20%.
Source: Source > India EduNewsMarch 24, 2011
India’s Human Resource Development Ministry has decided to launch a massive survey on the state of higher education in the country due to the inadequacy of available information on the subject. The Ministry has assigned the task of conducting the survey to the National University of Educational Planning and Administration, and the survey is to be completed in one year’s time. The survey will collect data on the basic profiles of institutions, such as management, affiliation status, courses offered, income and expenditure, enrollment, and faculty.
Source: Source > eSchool NewsMarch 24, 2011
The second part of MetLife’s “Survey of the American Teacher: Preparing Students for College and Careers” reveals that educators consider the ability to differentiate instruction for their students as essential for students’ success—and that more access to technology will help them do this. The first part of the survey, “Clearing the Path,” released earlier this month, examines what college and career ready means for different stakeholders.
March 18, 2011
According to a new report just released by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, Many admissions officers and high school counselors are concerned about the acceleration of the admissions process, which is shown to increase stress among applications.
Source: Source > Campus TechnologyMarch 14, 2011
Most educational leaders around the world support technology in education and believe it is increasingly transforming teaching and learning according to a Cisco-commissioned international survey conducted by Washington, DC-based Clarus Research Group. The survey revealed that education is transitioning to the new “connected learning” networked economy, which requires technological skills development for increased global competitiveness in education.