Kristen Chantel-Madigan Maylone

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Teachers' pay must be at the heart of global education reform

Progress in global education – especially in the poorest regions of the world – remains painfully slow. The latest Unesco Education for All global monitoring report, published Wednesday, underlines how far we still are from guaranteeing a good quality education for every child. While many pupils …

The education gender gap is bad for girls as well as boys

Test-obsessed schools are producing women who are getting an A* for compliance but are unprepared for their lives ahead<p>More girls are applying to university this year; 62,000 more of them to be exact. To anyone who has followed the steady rise in girls' educational achievements over the past few …

Education inequality in England: where is the gap widening?

For the fourth year running, the South East of England has the largest gap between the grades of its poorer pupils and the average in each local authority. We present the data<p>When the GCSE results were published by the Department for Education on Thursday, they published dozens of tables analysing …

Discover 7 Essential Qualities of a Good Teacher

What are the most valuable qualities of a good teacher? There are hundreds of characteristics that go into being an effective teacher and they all …

Rwanda's next education challenge: teacher training and employability

With primary school attendance at nearly 100%, Rwanda's education minister sets his sights on improving quality and tackling the country's high youth unemployment rates<p>In the annual Unesco Education for All global monitoring report, published on Wednesday, Rwanda is listed as one of three top …

Can the internet educate the entire world? - video

Activate Singapore 2014: Karthikeyan Rajasekharan, technical lead, Cloud Platform, Asia, Google moderates a panel session on what technology means for the future of education. Participants include Serguei Netessine, research director, INSEAD-Wharton Alliance, Keith Carter, visiting senior fellow, …