Once again the IOE has come top of the QS World University rankings. For the ninth year in a row, the IOE has been ranked number one for Education in the annual QS World University Rankings by subject. This is quite an achievement for Professor Li Wei, Director and Dean, Institute of Education (IOE), UCL’s Faculty … Plaudits pour in for education’s finest
Landmark report from the United Nations organisation urges governments to invest more in the future of education. To call the UNESCO ISEE Assessment thorough would be an understatement. This is a piece of work that brings together the thoughts and opinions of more than 300 experts across 45 countries, with a pagination topping 1000 pages. … UNESCO calls for a new approach to global learning.
Two landmark studies examining the future of education have recently emerged, from UNESCO and the UK’s Department of Education. Both draw conclusions that should be analysed in the context of our own approach to educational improvement. The ever-evolving nature of education requires continual evaluation, for the benefit of both students and teachers. Periodically we are … These studies in education could influence future policy
Our colleagues in Sweden have embarked on an initiative aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning. The initiative, Teaching skills in practice, is already gaining traction in a number of Swedish schools and municipalities. It was launched by Mats Rosenkvist alongside Urban Hansson and Bernt Friberg in February 2022. Mats, CEO of Successful … Teaching skills in practice – innovation in Swedish education
In this second post referencing our notes from the Horasis discussion panel on March 4, we continue to examine the lessons we can learn from the health services’ response to the pandemic. The rapid spread of Covid 19 forced our health services to adapt swiftly and often. This readiness to react according to the rapidly … Lessons from our health services’ response to the pandemic (pt 2 in a series)
Our education systems can learn a lot from the way the health service dealt with the pandemic. As the pandemic subsides, we are learning to live with Covid, but we also have plenty to learn from the pandemic, and our response to it. The primary factor of this is to reiterate the imperative need for … Health service pandemic response offers lessons for us all