Learning from successful education reforms in Ontario: Part II

In 2003, the Ontario government began to focus on issues of educational improvement. The government instituted a series of reforms that have proven incredibly successful, with elementary achievement results rising from 54% in 2003 to 72% in 2014, and high school graduation rates rising from 68% to 84% in the same amount of time. This…

Learning from successful education reform in Ontario

This post was originally published on International Ed News. In 2003, the Ontario government began to focus on issues of educational improvement. The government instituted a series of reforms that have proven incredibly successful, with elementary achievement results rising from 54% in 2003 to 72% of elementary students performing at or above the provincial standard…

Curriculum and assessment in African countries

This post was originally published on International Ed News This week, we conducted a scan of education news published in the past month from countries in Africa. These articles highlight efforts to increase access and quality of education through the implementation of national curricula and assessments and through initiatives focused on teacher recruitment, salaries, and…

The Public Scholarship of Women in Education Leadership

A yearlong interview series presented by Esteem: Conversations Between Educators   This year, Esteem will publish a series of interviews that connect two compelling areas of interest. One is the AERA 2016 Conference theme of public scholarship for diverse democracies. The other is women’s leadership in education. Recently, these two areas have converged on Twitter as…