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The Key to Modernizing Education

CJ Westerberg, September 14, 2017 11:02 PM

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Change the Gateway

Q.  "Is there also a need to change exam systems
and university admissions policies,
which exert such a strong influence
on what happens in schools?"

                                                - Ross Hall, Director of Education Strategy, Ashoka


A.  "The gateways we have in education --- whether it's university admissions
or school exams --- have a huge influence on how we learn, how we teach
and how schools operate. Even the world's most advanced curriculum or
innovative teaching practices won't have a deep impact unless we align them
with those kinds of gateways. Part of the problem today is that there's a
misalignment between the gateways that define success and the
learning environments that teachers often aspire to."


- Andreas Schleicher, OECD & PISA


Read full interview: "Ashoka's Director of Education Strategy, Ross Hall, interviewed Schleicher about the need for education systems to adapt to the demands of the modern world."



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  • Yes,we must modernize our education system.

  • Michael Wagner

    The gatekeepers are losing ground, it is up to us to prepare our youth to take advantage of the new economy

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  • Colleen

    Really interesting read! Love the part about the necessity of a higher form of empathy and its relation with success and technology.

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