ECON Ed focuses on the current state of, and efforts to improve, the economics curriculum, materials and pedagogical techniques used to teach economics at all educational levels. Why is it that economics is a problematic subject?
Peter Boettke| Our primary purpose as academic economists is to teach students the basic principles of economics so that they may become informed participants within the democratic process of collective choice over public ...
AFPEducation the only way to reverse inequality in SAMail & Guardian OnlineInequalities in South Africa are threatening economic growth, with children born into poor families unlikely to ever to escape poverty or reap the rewards of living in...
Despite its clear impact on economic well-being, state funding support for public higher education has declined from almost 60 percent of their revenue in the late 1980s to slightly below 40 percent in recent years.
"The government needs to preference the policies that support cities to grow – the research shows that skills and transport in particular can shape the economic health of a city. Ensuring the education system prepares children ...
A graphic novel to entertain, excite, and educate…and with an experimental interactive comic app as well! Plaid power to the people!
Looking to teach geography and world affairs with a flair? The Plaid Avenger has a new interactive comic book to teach about the geography of Mexico and the geopolitical impacts of the the drug wars in that country. If you've received some value from his work in the past, please consider supporting this endeavor which is pushing the boundaries of educational technologies and platforms.
The term “new normal” is the lingo used to describe drastic change in doing something or life after a major event. The change is usually quick and immediate. It alters one’s approach to something or way of life. In the educational world a slower transition is happening that will create a new normal. That change agent is social media. Social media has been around for some time but its practical use is relatively new to educators. As I engage more and more educators in the use of social media for educational purposes I hear a lot of the same questions. Here are some of the most common questions with my responses.
BusinessDayEducation and economic growthBusinessDayIn a space of two weeks, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, has on two different occasions delivered speeches on education.
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