Thursday, March 07, 2013
Notes on Schleicher's TED Talk
Schleicher, Andreas. (2012, July). Use data to build better schools. TED Global 2012 [posted February 2013]. Retrieved from: http://www.ted.com/talks/andreas_schleicher_use_data_to_build_better_schools.html
measuring performance in terms of:
preparation for change
79 school systems
delivering equity and excellence
spending explains less than 20% of the differences
how money gets spent matters a lot more
range of factors
making "choices that value education, their future, more than consumption today"
embracing "diversity with differentiated pedagogical practices"
personalizing "learning opportunities"
maximizing quality of teachers
recruitment, selection, training, … and beyond
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