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Week of July 17 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Buriram Times. Thailand Still Lagging Behind Other Countries In Education  Large classes were commonplace and students who were not accepted into university were encouraged to apply for teacher training colleges. NYTimes. A Solution When a Nation’s Schools Fail  “The status quo has failed,” George Werner, Liberia’s education minister, told me. “Teachers don’t show up, …

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Week of July 10 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL Hechinger Report. When it comes to teacher training, the U.S. could learn a thing or two from Canada NYTimes. Spyware Sold to Mexican Government Targeted International Officials  The mystery began on Sept. 26, 2014, when about 100 students from a teachers’ college in the town of Ayotzinapa struck out to commandeer some buses.  NZHerald. …

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Week of July 3 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL CPRE. Strategies for Strengthening the Technical Workforce: A Review of International Evidence  …UNESCO (2013) found that a main concern in the implementation of ICT in TVET was that teachers were often not prepared to use ICTs in teaching New South Wales Teachers Federation. Commercialisation in Public Schooling  “Commercial producers have a place in the …

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Week of June 26 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL EduInternational. Education International puts teachers’ needs at the centre of sustainable development  These include a system approach, a strong teaching profession, and a properly developed curriculum. EqualTimes. As Liberia outsources its education, teachers’ rights are under siege NYTimes. 1) Can a Tech Start-Up Successfully Educate Children in the Developing World?  Kenya has …

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Week of June 19 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL AACTE. Internationalization Survey, Self-Reflection Tool Developed for Deans/Directors of Teacher Education  Have you ever wondered what it takes to develop a teacher education program that prepares teachers to teach for global competence? NYTimes. ‘Our Phones Are Being Monitored’: How a Hacking Story Unfurled  Mr. Patrón went on to explain that he and two other …

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Week of June 12 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL Education International. Increasing workloads taking a toll on Scottish teachers  … fewer than half of those surveyed would currently recommend teaching as a career choice – this is far worse than in our previous survey. NEA. The Secret to High-Performing Nations’ Success? A Respected, Professionalized Teaching Force   “Strong teachers means strong education,” said A. Lin …

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Week of June 5 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL Business Insider. The best and worst countries to be a teacher, based on salary CBC News. Some Ontario schools go silent as music programs are defunded university students training to be teachers in Ontario are only required to take a single credit in the arts. Telesur. Ecuadorian Government Invested $13.9 Billion in Higher Education

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Week of May 29 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL The Nation. Education simply isn’t taken seriously in Thailand “Only applicants who score highly in their exams and have a positive attitude toward teaching will be selected for the teacher training programme each year. All applicants must hold at least a master’s degree in education.” TeacherProgress.co.uk. Our Teacher Prep Portal provides a scaffolded approach …

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Week of May 22 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL Education International. 1) Education for Refugee and Unaccompanied Children in Italy. ‘We are not equipped, we don’t have mediators or teachers trained to teach illiterate pupils (docent alfabetizzatori), etc.’”. 2) EI research reinforces advocacy against growing privatisation of public education EI strongly deplores the practice of employing fewer teachers, underqualified teachers, or unqualified staff …

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Week of May 15 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL Education International. Work underway to improve teacher training on climate change education IEN. Improving education in and out of school in South Africa (Part 3) it is simply not possible to ensure that there is a “qualified teacher for every child” – the focus of many policies in the US. NLTimes. Teachers Strike Could Shut …

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Teacher Opportunity Corps Kick-Off Event, June 1  ☆

Teacher Opportunity Corps Kick-Off Event: Focusing on the Importance of Teachers of Color June 1, 2017, 4:30-6:30pm  Register for free by emailing <ote@tc.edu> SPECIAL GUEST: NYSED REGENT LESTER YOUNG, CHAIR OF NYS MY BROTHER'S KEEPER INITIATIVE Panel of teachers of color moderated by Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz Q & A Session moderated by Dr. Mariana Souto-Manning …

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Week of May 8 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL Brookings Inst. A brief guide to the French presidential election On education, he wants to hire 5,000 teachers and cut class size to 12 students in primary schools (in low-income zones). IEN. Improving education in and out of school in South Africa (Part 2) Even the materials designed to support teachers show the inadequacies of …

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Week of May 1 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL IEN. Improving education in and out of school in South Africawidespread need for books, textbooks curricula, and other basic materials and about the need to rely on volunteers, parents, community members and students themselves because well-trained teachers were not available. Latvijas Sabiedriskie Mediji. Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy will be shut …

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Week of April 24 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL Darling-Hammond, Goodwin, et al. Empowered Educators: How High-Performing Systems Shape Teaching Quality Around the World, recently published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley …a landmark, international comparative study of teacher and teaching quality in the world’s top-performing education systems. EdWeek. Here's What the U.S. Can Learn About Teaching Quality From Top Countries …a three-year study into how seven …

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Week of April 3 in Teacher Ed News 

NOTE: Teacher Ed News will resume the week of April 24 INTERNATIONAL Huff Post. In Africa, For-Profit School Chain Plays Legal Hardball  In Bridge International Academies teachers are no longer teachers, but classroom managers who deliver scripted instruction. Many barely have high school educations themselves. Unite for Quality Education. ‘May’ Days In March: Bridge …

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Week of March 27 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL 7th International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) in Scotland. March 30-31, 2017 Education International. To Africa And Back: Low-Fee For-Profit Schools In England The school’s website proclaims ‘we believe teachers are born, not made’, which is often used as code to indicate that teacher education is unnecessary and that professional credentials are not required.  IEN. The …

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Week of March 20 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL International Summit on the Teaching Profession. March 29-31, Edinburgh, Scotland UNITED STATES AACTE. 1) Best Practices for Teacher Diversity Highlighted at AACTE Institute 2) Board of Directors Elects New Leaders, Adopts CAEP Action Steps 3) Preparing Teachers to ‘Reach and Teach’ All Students American Educator, Spring 2017. The Teacher Residency: A Practical Path to …

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Week of March 13 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL NPR. Somali Students Help Teachers Learn What It's Like To Be A Refugee Stanford Social Innovation Review. Redefining Teacher Development to Great Effect in Honduras UNESCO. eAtlas of Teachers: Projected number of primary teachers needed by 2030 (new posts and attrition) UNITED STATES CAEP. Seeking Volunteers EdWeek. 1) Should E-Learning Replace Substitute Teachers?

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Week of March 6 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL Education International. Standardised tests and Global Citizenship: a flawed relationship? The deprofessionalisation of the teaching profession was also highlighted as a threat to education for sustainable development, global citizenship and human rights. Unite for Quality Education. Not “Always Learning” (As Much As Desired): Rebranding Pearson As The “Efficacy Company” In Educationindividuals accumulate huge …

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Week of Feb. 27 in Teacher Ed News 

INTERNATIONAL BBCNews. Teaching 'weakest aspect' of education in Wales - Estyn   better access to professional development "from a lack of high quality training provision, a lack of financial resources... Independent IE. Graduates getting jobs quickly - and more staying in Ireland A degree in education remains the quickest route to a job, and the data …

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