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Shadow Education: Private Supplementary Tutoring and Its Implications for Policy Makers in Asia | Asian Development Bank

Shadow Education: Private Supplementary Tutoring and Its Implications for Policy Makers in Asia | Asian Development Bank | Education | Scoop.it
This study documents the scale and nature of private supplementary tutoring education in different parts of Asia.
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What is "the Sahdow Education" and what are its impacts on education policies in Asia. 

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Even teachers think school alone is not enough

Even teachers think school alone is not enough | Education | Scoop.it
I used to share the sentiment that our education system is “run on the basis that tuition is not necessary”. After all, we send our children to school so that they can learn.
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No School Left Behind

Labour's Shadow Education Secretary Stephen Twigg MP delivers a keynote speech on schools policy. He discusses the changes in the schools landscape since 201...
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The Future of Assessment, Accreditation & The Internet: Deconstructing Mozilla’s Open Badges Project | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

The Future of Assessment, Accreditation & The Internet: Deconstructing Mozilla’s Open Badges Project | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Education | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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MPs call for closer look at private tuition industry

SINGAPORE — The private tuition industry came under the spotlight in Parliament yesterday as several Members of Parliament (MPs) raised questions on how to retain teachers in the Education Service.
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What are the boon and bane of the Tuition industry? Why do people want to have tuition? What are the impacts? 

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Singapore should not be Finland

Singapore should not be Finland | Education | Scoop.it
As the national conversation continues over the future shape of Singapore’s education system, the example of Finland has cropped up now and again.
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A commentary on SIngapore's Education System and its policies. There's been much talk about learning from Finland. Now, someone has stepped forth to remind that we cannot be Finland because they have what works for them but we need to find what works for us.

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Immigrants get better education, jobs than native Brits - report

Immigrants get better education, jobs than native Brits - report | Education | Scoop.it
A new report on UK immigration has dispelled old beliefs that newcomers are mostly low-educated workers.
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