Education news, analysis, and opinion about education internationally and comparisons between the U.S. and other countries.
- International Teaching in the U.S. Should Be More 'Intellectually Attractive,' Global Expert SaysA panel of experts—including a national teacher's union president and an official from the Department of Education—discussed how to make teaching a more attractive profession.International Foreign LanguagesU.S. employers increasing rely on multilingual employees to advance their goals, but many have lost business because they don't have staff who can communicate in languages other than English, finds a new report from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.International Opinion Four Ways to Bring Community Support to Your SchoolGuest blogger Christine Powell shares four strategies she learned in Singapore for community involvement in schools.International Opinion Five Inspiring Ways to Take Music Education Out of the ClassroomIn advance of Make Music Day on June 21, here are strategies for exposing students to music outside of the classroom, from guest blogger Aaron Friedman.International Is PISA a Victim of Its Own Success? IES Head Calls for ChangeThe U.S. Department of Education sees two specific challenges potentially undermining the quality of the international assessment program, writes Mark Schneider.International Opinion Global Education in Context: Four Models, Four LessonsFour lessons for building a global education initiative.International Opinion The Importance of Diverse Perspectives and How to Foster ThemHow to foster diversity in the classroom, based on interviews with experts.International Opinion Global Education Is Patriotic. Nationalist Rhetoric Does Not Benefit Our StudentsAn educator shares her thoughts on President Trump's remarks on globalism.International Opinion How 6 Weeks in Palestine Made Me a Better EducatorHow one U.S. teacher's travels to Palestine helped her improve her teaching practices at home.International Opinion High School Global Travel Programs: Increasing Access and ImpactThe reasons high school study abroad can be beneficial for all students and how to make it happen.International DeVos' Trip to South America Focuses on Workforce PrepU.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her counterparts from around the globe met in Argentina for the first-ever G-20 meeting of education and employment ministers.