Policy-makers must remember that the social consequences of a test are just as important as the test’s content.
The stakes could be highest for students around the world as education systems decide how to respond to the changing shape of global standardized testing.
Both first- and second-generation immigrants in British Columbia and Ontario outperformed their non-immigrant counterparts in science literacy, in the 2015 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Programme for International Student Assessment.
First and second-generation immigrants perform well in many Canadian provinces that take an "accommodation" approach.
Humans are the only ape that sings, but we're also the only ape that sings poorly. It's a lot easier to whistle.
Impact investors are funding programs for homeless Australians and those in poverty.
Research shows that 'impact investing' not only delivers good financial returns, but it supports a great many social and environmental programs in Australia.
Quelle est la meilleure façon pour l’Europe de prendre en charge ses personnes âgées?
Le vieillissement de la population européenne appelle à de nouveaux modes de soins, et pourquoi pas, à une politique commune de la prise en charge des personnes âgées.
How can Europe best take care of its elderly?
By 2050, over 36% of Europe's population will be 65-plus, leading to a shortage of professional and informal caretakers across the region. Coordination on elder care may be the EU's best bet.
Refugee Talent, a digital matching platform to assist refugees in finding work in Australia, emerged out of one of the Techfugee Sydney Hackathon events.
Social enterprises set up by refugees are also helping countries to overcome some of the challenges of economic and social integration of new arrivals.
We need a clear understanding of how well immigrant students perform in education systems in order to best serve them.
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The future of our country depends on our youth. Many of our youth are immigrant students and we need to understand how to best support them so we can thrive as a nation.
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Three techniques Andy Warhol used can also help you to take and post pictures that people will find engaging.
Dutch populism goes back much further than Trump, Brexit or even Geert Wilders.
Getting a leg over in 1989.
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Germany and the rest of Europe are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the associated communist regimes in Eastern Europe. This event had colossal repercussions in the…
Which self are you expressing when you vent online?
The censuring of an academic in the US for sending out an offensive tweet has led many university tweeters to pause for thought. Geoffrey Miller, an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University…