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Week of Aug. 5 in Teacher Ed News 

NOTE: Teacher Ed News will resume the week of Sept. 2 GLOBAL Boston Globe. The ugly legacy of Ronald Reagan   In October 1971, when Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon had their little racist chat, several members of Teachers for East Africa and Teacher Education in East Africa were in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda for the …

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Week of July 29 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL DutchNews. Aspiring teachers fail entry test, adding to shortage woes   Over a quarter of the aspiring teachers failed the entry tests over the last few years, the paper writes, with history forming a particular stumbling block. NZ Herald. Kindergarten teachers agree to $75 million collective pay parity deal   The new collective agreement will see …

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Week of July 22 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Inter Press Service. Finland’s Education System Leads GloballyIn terms of what other countries, such as the United States should learn from Finland, Dr. Samuel E. Abrams, director of the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University had this to say… Second, we should follow Finland in …

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Week of July 15 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL BBC Teach. Teach First offered places to 82% of assessed applicants   The charity, which aims to place high-flying graduates who might not ordinarily consider teaching in schools serving disadvantaged communities, has recruited 1,735 trainees this year. The Global Initiative on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Historic recognition by States of the Abidjan Principles on …

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Week of July 8 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030. TEACHER TASK FORCE SUPPORTS CALL TO #COMMITTOEDUCATION   This worrying trend is coupled with the data showing that the proportion of trained teachers has also been falling. In sub-Saharan Africa, only 50% of teachers meet the minimum required training at secondary level, and 64% in primary, because since 2000, …

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Week of July 1 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Center for Global Development30 New Findings in Global Education: RISE Conference 2019 In rural Ghana, personal and professional challenges in the lives of new teachers are associated with lower learning and reduced socioemotional development among their students In middle schools in Pakistan, in-class technology together with teacher training (to help them integrate the …

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Week of June 24 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Education Week  Three Big Questions on Artificial Intelligence and Schools   Innova Schools in Lima, Peru are using IBM's Watson to scan resumes for teacher hiring, he said. "They discovered that credentials on a resume can't tell them how well a teacher will do in their environment," he said. But they've trained Watson to …

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Week of June 17 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL EdWeek. Teachers Around the World Say They're Satisfied With Their Jobs   Most teachers around the world, including in the United States, said they felt well prepared to teach subject-area content and pedagogy. But fewer teachers felt prepared to teach in a multicultural or multilingual setting, or in a mixed-ability classroom… OECD. Teaching and Learning …

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Week of June 10 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Association Montessori Internationale (AMI).  Training of Trainers Programme 2019 Pursuit/Univ. of Melbourne. What Does A Great Teacher Look Like?: Teachers with a strong belief in their own ability to ‘get the job done’ have the biggest impact on a student’s learning   Our previous research (which was launched by former Federal education minister Simon Birmingham last year) …

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Week of June 3 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Education WeekForty Percent of Elementary School Teachers' Work Could Be Automated By 2030, McKinsey Global Institute Predicts   In the coming decade, McKinsey Global predicts, more than 40 percent of what these educators do during a current workday could be automated, resulting in the need to develop new skills and become more comfortable collaborating with …

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Week of May 27 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Calgary Herald. New Education Act would open high schools to mature students as old as 21   Bieber said newly graduated or student teachers can be as young as 22. And Grade 10 students often date Grade 12 students, “but what happens when those Grade 12s are now 21? Things get really muddy, really fast.”

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Week of May 20 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Independent . Maths and physics teachers to be offered extra cash to stop them leaving profession   Nick Gibb, minister for school standards, said: “Teaching remains a popular career, but we want to make sure that we can continue to attract and keep the brightest and best graduates, particularly in subjects where specialist knowledge and expertise …

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Week of May 6 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Deutsche Welle. Millions of Germans have trouble reading and writing   Literacy issues that pop up in adulthood in immigrant and impoverished communities begin in the classroom, requiring a rethink in the way teachers are trained in dealing with at-risk groups, McElvany added… “We simply don't equip our student teachers enough to deal with the …

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Week of April 29 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL BBC News. Lack of teachers hampering Irish-medium secondary sector  Mícheál Mac Giolla Gunna, head teacher of Coláiste Feirste in west Belfast - the largest Irish-medium school in Northern Ireland with about 650 pupils - said there was an urgent need to plan for the training of new teachers to meet the needs of a rapidly …

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Week of April 22 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Center for Innovation in Teacher Education & Development. Summer Workshop in London for Advanced Doctoral Researchers and ECRs: Researching Teacher Education 27-28, June. EducationDive. How US can model top-performing international ed systems   Expecting 10th-graders to have the knowledge and skills that would allow them to succeed in the first year of community college, demanding …

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Week of April 15 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL EducationHQ. Many more entering and staying in the profession: Ministry data   But despite the projected retention rates for teachers, New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa president Lynda Stuart said there was still work to be done in making teaching a viable long-term career choice. Global Partnership for Education. We must support our teachers   Countries …

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Week of April 8 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Center on International Education Benchmarking (CIEB). Building Systems that Work for Young Children Join world-renowned early childhood researcher Sharon Lynn Kagan for the release of The Early Advantage 2: Building Systems That Work for Young Children Daily Mail. Teacher at Catholic London secondary school is suspended after it's discovered he 'CAN'T READ or write'   Faisal …

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Week of April 1 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL CTV News. Ontario considering mandatory annual math testing for all teachers   The consideration of the annual test for all teachers comes after the government passed legislation Wednesday that will require all aspiring teachers in Ontario to pass a math test before receiving their licence. Daily Mail. Revealed: The ridiculously easy test designed to weed …

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Week of March 25 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL ABC NewsTeaching students are being employed in the classroom rather than heading to university   Some Australian schools have started using a new tertiary training model that allows prospective teachers to skip attending a university, instead giving them "hands-on" in-classroom experience as paid employees. Association for Teacher Education in Europe. 2019 Annual Conference: Bath Spa …

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Week of March 18 in Teacher Ed News 

GLOBAL Columbia University Teachers CollegeCivic Education in the US and France Conference: Confronting Hatred and Threats to Democracy 28, March.   This conference will bring together educators from France and the U.S. to discuss how to improve civic education and better prepare our youth to be tolerant and engaged citizens, capable of safeguarding our democratic institutions against …

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