Samuel Christensen

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The Influence of New Smart Phone Technology on Education in Africa

<b>By Richard McMunn – AfricanBrains</b><p>Although still in its infancy, Africa is experiencing exciting technological advances thanks to a boom in mobile …

Vouchers in Sweden: Scores Fall, Inequality Grows

Professor Henry M. Levin is a distinguished economist and director of the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education at Teachers …

U.S. science teachers are behind in training, degree requirements.

The U.S. public education system is trying any number of techniques—from charter schools to presidential initiatives to oil-company-run teacher …

Best Education In The World: Finland, South Korea Top Country Rankings, U.S. Rated Average

The United States places 17th in the developed world for education, according to a global report by education firm Pearson.<p>Finland and South Korea, not surprisingly, top the list of 40 developed countries with the best education systems. Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore follow. The rankings are …

Lessons on education from Singapore

The teenagers anxiously opening their GCSE results on Thursday will be wondering whether they might be among the last to do so. The future of GCSEs …

The Global Search for Education: Dreams

<i>Pasi Sahlberg: "I see schools as being a place for finding your talent, enriching yourself through being socially attached to one another, and building a healthy personality."</i><p>Finnish educator Pasi Sahlberg and Chancellor Stephen Spahn of the Dwight School in Manhattan have big dreams for education. …

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Finland has an education system the US should envy – and learn from

A new book has attracted much interest in the Washington DC, especially on Capitol Hill, Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn From Educational …

Lack of information turns students off studying abroad

A lack of information is stopping students from studying abroad, even though they believe the experience would boost their job prospects, according …

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success

The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.<p><i>The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.</i><p>Sergey Ivanov/Flickr<p>Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system …