A World-Class Education: Learning from International Models by Vivien Stewart

By Vivien Stewart

Designed to advertise dialog approximately how one can teach scholars for a quickly altering, innovation-based international, this finished and illuminating ebook from overseas schooling specialist Vivien Stewart makes a speciality of realizing what the world's most sensible institution structures are doing correct for the aim of making a choice on what U.S. schools—at the nationwide, kingdom, and native level—might do otherwise and better.

within the twentieth century, the us used to be the area chief in education—the first state to accomplish common secondary schooling and the 1st to extend larger schooling past the elite classification. Now different nations are catching up and jumping ahead—in highschool commencement charges, within the caliber and fairness in their K–12 schooling platforms, and within the percentage of scholars graduating from collage. it isn't that American schooling has gotten worse rather a lot that schooling in different elements of the realm has gotten loads larger, so fast.

Designed to advertise dialog approximately the right way to teach scholars for a speedily altering and more and more without borders and innovation-based global, this complete and illuminating booklet from foreign schooling professional Vivien Stewart isn't really approximately casting blame; it really is approximately figuring out what the simplest college structures on the planet are doing correct for the aim of settling on what U.S. schools—at the nationwide, nation, and native level—might do another way and higher. the following, you'll consider

How the U.S. schooling process fares opposed to rising foreign criteria of excellence.

The guidelines, practices, and priorities of the world's best-performing platforms, besides particular principles for adapting those ways for U.S. schools.

the typical components attribute of high-performing and quickly bettering systems.

New types of twenty first century educating and management and how you can modernize curriculum, guideline, and assessment.

How expertise and foreign alternate may help the USA shut functionality gaps and achieve new degrees of excellence and equity.

studying is going either methods, Stewart writes. different international locations have discovered greatly from the U.S., and now it's time for American educators to open their eyes to different nations' globally-minded and future-focused practices, leverage latest resources, and create a very world-class schooling method for this iteration of scholars and generations to return.

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