EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION A GREAT START FOR ALL VICTORIAN PRESCHOOLERS

November 25, 2018

High-quality early childhood education makes a significant difference to improving outcomes for all children, with particular benefits for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Investing in quality early childhood education provides major social and economic returns. The research demonstrates that the positive impact begins at school and continues beyond school, with social and educational benefits multiplying throughout a person’s life.

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Online learning, teaching and education continuity planning for schools

whitePaper | March 13, 2020

An online learning plan covers the teaching strategies, communication rules, devices, solutions, and policies supporting online or blended learning in the school community. Keep the plan as simple as possible, but make the expectations clear for learners, teachers and guardians as to how to learn and teach online. An IB World School has agreed to share their online learning plan as an example of what to consider when creating one. This plan is updated regularly, as is common for schools using online learning under emergency circumstances.

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Drive Student Success with Alignment NOW

whitePaper | August 15, 2020

Given the upheaval the pandemic has inflicted on public education this year, school and district leaders will have their hands full as they prepare for the fall. Summer is typically the time when educators reflect on the past year and plan for the next — building schedules, establishing professional learning plans, and deciding how to monitor teaching and learning. But this summer, of course, educators will also be dealing with understanding the depths of learning loss, trauma, and the social emotional needs students face due to the COVID-19 crisis. They will also be developing teaching plans to accelerate learning trajectories and fill in the gaps.

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How artificial intelligence will impact K-12 teachers

whitePaper | February 4, 2020

The teaching profession is under siege. Working hours for teachers are increasing as student needs become more complex and administrative and paperwork burdens increase. According to a recent McKinsey survey, conducted in a research partnership with Microsoft, teachers are working an average of 50 hours a week1 —a number that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Teaching and Learning International Survey suggests has increased by 3 percent over the past five years.2

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5 Communication Pitfalls (And How To Avoid Them)

whitePaper | August 13, 2020

Recent global events are shining a spotlight on the need for organizations to adopt mobile, flexible, and reliable communication systems. When staff members cannot be in the office, they need a way to continue recieving calls and voicemails from their desk phone extensions.

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Education White Paper by Russell Edgerton

whitePaper | June 7, 2022

In January, 1997, after serving for 19 years as President of the American Association for Higher Education (AAHE), I began a new assignment as Director of Education for the Pew Charitable Trusts—a Philadelphia-based national foundation that makes grants in six major program areas. My immediate predecessor had focused the Education Program’s $35 million annual budget largely on K-12 issues.

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Task Force on Higher Education Financing and Student Outcomes

whitePaper | February 14, 2020

Establish a $5 billion annual matching grant to help states address unmet need and improve student outcomes. This “federal-state partnership” would reward states based on measures of affordability, tax effort, and productivity. States would be required to use these grant funds to reduce unmet need or improve outcomes among low- and middle-income students. 2. Increase mandatory Pell funding by $9 billion per year, with expanded eligibility for middle-income households and capped at the fourth income quartile. This would reduce unmet need for low- and middle-income students, making higher education more affordable and accessible.

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Polimoda

Polimoda is known worldwide for its independence in thinking and action by combining business and design across all departments. Considered by the Business of Fashion as the best fashion institute in Italy, and amongst the top ten in the world, Polimoda balances the know-how of Italian design and production with an international vision.

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