How the World Learns - Comparative Educational Systems

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How the World Learns
Comparative Educational Systems

2015

The idea that everybody deserves a chance is at the heart of Horace Mann's revolutionary belief that education is "the great equalizer." U.S. schools--and national education systems around the world--today reflect...

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Alexander Wiseman Ph.D.

In This Series

The Global Challenge to Educate
Episode 1
The Global Challenge to Educate
Sputnik Launches the Science-Math Race
Episode 2
Sputnik Launches the Science-Math Race
Education Is Life
Episode 3
Education Is Life
Evidence-Based Policy Making in Education
Episode 4
Evidence-Based Policy Making in Education
What Should We Compare about Education?
Episode 5
What Should We Compare about Education?
The World Learns from Horace Mann
Episode 6
The World Learns from Horace Mann
When Culture Invades the Classroom
Episode 7
When Culture Invades the Classroom
Germany and Japan’s Shattered Expectations
Episode 8
Germany and Japan’s Shattered Expectations
Borrowing Foreign School Cultures
Episode 9
Borrowing Foreign School Cultures
The Value in Linking School to Jobs
Episode 10
The Value in Linking School to Jobs
Why Blame the Teacher?
Episode 11
Why Blame the Teacher?
Gender Pipeline Lifts Equality Dream
Episode 12
Gender Pipeline Lifts Equality Dream
Gulf Schools: The Non-National Advantage
Episode 13
Gulf Schools: The Non-National Advantage
Who Is Accountable for Education?
Episode 14
Who Is Accountable for Education?
How Parents Shape Student Outcomes
Episode 15
How Parents Shape Student Outcomes
Reading, Writing, and Religion
Episode 16
Reading, Writing, and Religion
International Test Scores: All and Nothing
Episode 17
International Test Scores: All and Nothing
Turning a Good Teacher into a Great One
Episode 18
Turning a Good Teacher into a Great One
The Foundations of Civil Society
Episode 19
The Foundations of Civil Society
From National Student to Global Citizen
Episode 20
From National Student to Global Citizen
The Problem with Teaching’s Best Practices
Episode 21
The Problem with Teaching’s Best Practices
A School inside Your Phone?
Episode 22
A School inside Your Phone?
The Rich-and-Poor Learning Cycle
Episode 23
The Rich-and-Poor Learning Cycle
How to Fix Education: Heart, Head, Hands
Episode 24
How to Fix Education: Heart, Head, Hands