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

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 decades, this should come as no surprise. While boys may be gaining ground in recent years (notching up more top A-level …

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 5 Essential Qualities of a Good Teacher

Educational studies suggest that the essential qualities of good teachers include the ability to be self-aware of one's biases; to perceive, …

Rwanda's next education challenge: teacher training and employability

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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, …

A divided education system breeds a divided UK

Anthony Seldon acknowledges that "Britain has a uniquely divided education system that both reflects and in turn shapes our divided society" (The future for schools is partnership, not apartheid, 27 January). One might have thought that the master of Wellington College would be an apologist for …