More than 300 Slovakian teachers gathered for an international teacher forum in Bratislava this month to discuss teacher collaboration and 21st century learning. Here’s what they said.
We still have a long way to go to better measure the quality of ECEC services, and the characteristics that influence it.
In schools where parents know their children’s friends and their families, students do better in school, have more positive attitudes toward collaboration, and feel happier and safer.
Schools can also learn from the experiences of others in changing learning spaces, and apply lessons learned to their own contexts. That’s why the OECD is calling for case studies on the transformation of learning environments.
The vast majority of teachers say they joined the profession to contribute to society and influence children’s development. It seems many school systems can do more to support them in achieving that.
We might take learning more seriously if it felt more like play.