Education: A Golden Age

“The education sector’s structure and policies will change more in the next 3 years than they changed in the last 2,500 years”

Jens Stoltenberg – fem punkter for å styrke skolen – nyttige dersom detaljene blir riktige


1. Styrk lærerrollen: Gi lærerne mer tid til å drive med læring og mindre tid på papirarbeid, dokumentasjon og å skape ro.

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2008/03/19 Posted by | Biology, Chemistry, Elementary school, Mathematics, Middle school, Norway, Physics, Policy, Post in Norwegian, Teacher education | Leave a comment

On the accomplishments of Bloomberg and Klein: Whitney Tilson’s letter to Education Next

March 3, 2008


To Education Next:


As someone who has both observed and been deeply involved with efforts to improve public schools in New York City, I read “New York City’s Education Battles” with great interest. Overall, I thought it was an excellent article that fairly presented both the successes and hiccups of the reform efforts led by Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Klein.


In their efforts to do what is best for children, Bloomberg and Klein have been willing to take on powerful entrenched interests that are happy with the status quo and fight to maintain it. To cite only a few examples, Bloomberg and Klein: Continue reading

2008/03/5 Posted by | Charter schools, New York, New York City, Performance - teacher, Performance pay, Physics, Policy, US | Leave a comment