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Should all countries use the Shanghai maths method? - BBC News

Should all countries use the Shanghai maths method? - BBC News | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
When children in Shanghai took part in the Pisa tests of educational attainment, the world was shocked by their maths results. Should the rest of the world be teaching maths the same way?
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Too much, too young: Should schooling start at age 7?

Too much, too young: Should schooling start at age 7? | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
England and a few other countries start formal education at age 4 or 5. That's harmful and misguided, say education experts David Whitebread and Sue Bingham
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Compare United Kingdom To New Zealand

Compare United Kingdom To New Zealand | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
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Denmark isn't the utopian fantasy it is made out to be - here's why

Denmark isn't the utopian fantasy it is made out to be - here's why | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
There's one country that keeps popping up in the debate among the Democratic candidates for US president. It's not China, or Russia, or Iran. It's a little country of 5.6 million people that — beyond a vague image of tall, blond, egalitarian people who like pickled fish and minimalist design — few outside of Europe probably know much about.
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The Communication Trust - Communicating the Code

The Communication Trust - Communicating the Code | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
The Communication Trust home page
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Updates from the Sector | From pregnancy to children aged 5

The Foundation Years website is the best place to find information and support if you work in the early years and childcare delivering services for children and families. The broad range of information accessible on this site is developed by government, professionals and the voluntary and community sector and is continually updated with the latest news, information and resources.
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Asia tops biggest global school rankings - BBC News

Asia tops biggest global school rankings - BBC News | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
A global school league table based on science and maths tests puts five Asian countries at the top, with the UK in 20th and the US in 28th.
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Fundamental British Values in the Early Years | From pregnancy to children aged 5

The Foundation Years website is the best place to find information and support if you work in the early years and childcare delivering services for children and families. The broad range of information accessible on this site is developed by government, professionals and the voluntary and community sector and is continually updated with the latest news, information and resources.
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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects'

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.
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Call for political parties to pledge action on nursery staff pay

Call for political parties to pledge action on nursery staff pay | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
Education union Voice is calling on political parties contesting May's general election to pledge to tackle low pay in the early years sector and among school support...
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A 12-year-old app developer

A 12-year-old app developer | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
Most 12-year-olds love playing videogames -- Thomas Suarez taught himself how to create them. After developing iPhone apps like "Bustin Jeiber," a whack-a-mole game, he is now using his skills to help other kids become developers.
(Filmed at TEDxManhattanBeach.)
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Gender equality report: not one country has fully closed the gap yet

Gender equality report: not one country has fully closed the gap yet | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
The UK falls eight places in rankings measuring gender equality worldwide, with Nordic countries such as Iceland and Sweden continuing to come out on top
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English pupils 'lagging behind Chinese peers at age nine' - Telegraph

English pupils 'lagging behind Chinese peers at age nine' - Telegraph | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
A study by Southampton University finds that Chinese primary school pupils outscore their English peers in maths because they spend more time "on task" in the classroom
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Pisa tests: UK lags behind in global school rankings - BBC News

Pisa tests: UK lags behind in global school rankings - BBC News | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
The UK is still lagging behind at education, with little progress in international rankings.
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School starting age should change, says minister - BBC News

School starting age should change, says minister - BBC News | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
Rules which require children to start school in the September after their fourth birthday are flawed and must be changed, the schools minister has said.
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Work-life balance: The top five countries that have got it right

Work-life balance: The top five countries that have got it right | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
It might not be obvious from shows like The Killing and Borgen, but Danes have the best work-life balance in the world, according to new research.
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Ofsted examples of good practice in early years - GOV.UK

Ofsted examples of good practice in early years - GOV.UK | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
Examples of good practice in early years providers inspected by Ofsted.
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What to expect, when? A parents' guide | From pregnancy to children aged 5

What to expect, when? A parents' guide | From pregnancy to children aged 5 | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
The Foundation Years website is the best place to find information and support if you work in the early years and childcare delivering services for children and families. The broad range of information accessible on this site is developed by government, professionals and the voluntary and community sector and is continually updated with the latest news, information and resources.
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30 hours free childcare | From pregnancy to children aged 5

The Foundation Years website is the best place to find information and support if you work in the early years and childcare delivering services for children and families. The broad range of information accessible on this site is developed by government, professionals and the voluntary and community sector and is continually updated with the latest news, information and resources.
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Can education change Japan's 'depressed' generation?

Can education change Japan's 'depressed' generation? | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
Japan's economic slowdown is making its latest generation of pessimistic jobseekers even more cautious about working abroad, reports Mariko Oi.
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Can education change Japan's 'depressed' generation?

Can education change Japan's 'depressed' generation? | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
Japan's economic slowdown is making its latest generation of pessimistic jobseekers even more cautious about working abroad, reports Mariko Oi.
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Google Facts on Twitter

Google Facts on Twitter | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
10 countries where gender equality is closer to reality pic.twitter.com/MHVFspKVvG
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10 Most Recent & Current Communist Nations In The World | Finances Online™

10 Most Recent & Current Communist Nations In The World | Finances Online™ | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
Communist nations are quickly disappearing from the world as we move further away from the Cold War and into the 21st century. Today the world has only five remaining Communist ...
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How Far Behind Are We On Preschool Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

How Far Behind Are We On Preschool Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | International Perspectives of Early Childhood | Scoop.it
How Far Behind Are We On Preschool Infographic.
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