Trends in Learning Report 2017

The annual Trends in Learning Report 2017 from the Open University focuses on six critical learning trends: Learning through Social Media Productive failure Design thinking Learning from the crowd Formative analytics Learning for the future All of these elements are embedded in the design of Teachers First and how our Communities of Practice learn from[…]

Developing Point of Learning

Developing Point of Learning – An innovative approach to enhancing professional learning Twining, Rix & Sheehy (2006) Developing Point of Learning Developing Point of Learning – References and Appendices A challenge for the assessment of learners in any context is how it can both reflect the learning that is taking place and serve a role[…]

PISA 2015 Results

December 6 2016 saw¬†launch of the 2015 results from the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). PISA is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. In 2015 over half a million students, representing 28 million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies,[…]

The Learning Generation: Investing in education for a changing world

The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (The Education Commission) is a major global initiative engaging world leaders, policy makers and researchers to develop a renewed and compelling investment case and financing pathway for achieving equal educational opportunity for children and young people. This report is the culmination of a year-long analysis involving over[…]