Motivated students tend to perform better in class, according to findings from PISA, but for some, academic success comes at the expense of greater anxiety.
Technology has changed the way societies function, and schools will need to adapt in order to prepare students for the technology-rich environments they will face. But the gadget-filled modern world is still relatively new, and understanding how education should respond to it is still a work-in-progress.
By Derek Grant, Claire Reidy and Arlene Forster National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA), Ireland Changes are on the horizon … More
The year that was in education and skills.
An immigrant’s ability to integrate and contribute to their host community depends on their skills and education, and where they ultimately land. But a better education does not always translate into better employment opportunities.
Many of the challenges that new teachers face are not exclusive to the initial years of their career, but are illustrative of the teaching profession more broadly.