CONTINUING EDUCATION

Implementing school system reform in 2022/23

June 2, 2022

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The Schools White Paper – Opportunity for all: Strong schools with great teachers for your child – sets out our long term vision for a school system that helps every child to fulfil their potential, founded on achieving world class literacy and numeracy. Our targets are that, by 2030, 90% of primary school children are meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and maths; and that the average GCSE grades in both English language and maths are raised to 5.

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Teach For All

Teach For All (www.teachforall.org) supports and connects a global network of independent organizations working around the world to ensure that every child has access to an excellent education. Each organization in the network, conceived and launched by a local entrepreneur, enlists its nation’s most promising leaders to teach in high-need areas for two years, and, in the long-term, drive systemic changes from within and outside of the education sector.

OTHER WHITEPAPERS
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Transitioning to Remote Learning and Progress Monitoring: How One District Connected Home and School During COVID-19

whitePaper | July 14, 2020

As COVID-19 drove school closures, Pocatello/ Chubbuck School District 25 (PCSD 25) moved quickly to transition to remote learning and progress monitoring. Istation’s digital assessments and instructional tools made it easy for students to continue learning at home. Plus, parents as well as teachers maintained a clear view of students’ progress with on-demand data reports, as well as Istation’s home assessments and progress-monitoring tools. Despite unprecedented circumstances, PCSD 25 saw a marked increase in home usage and students’ skill levels climbing.

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THE 4 PILLARS OF EFFECTIVE ONLINE PD

whitePaper | August 20, 2020

Schools face an array of challenges and opportunities, especially considering the diverse needs of students and educators. To meet those opportunities, more administrators are looking for ways to personalize professional development (PD) and support teachers in a lasting, meaningful way. There are four distinct attributes that ensure PD efforts are as successful as possible: the professional learning is personalized, job embedded, both ongoing and sustainable, and tied to evaluations.

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Girls and STEM Education Research Overview and Resources

whitePaper | November 13, 2019

The purpose of this eBook is to explore the intersection between science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, particularly computer science, and girls. Historically, women and other minority students have been largely absent from STEM fields and classes, and across 39 states only 45% of high schools teach computer science (Girl Scout Research Institute, 2012; Anderson, 2018). This eBook covers statistics for girls and minority students in STEM, the growing technology-dependent labor market, current initiatives and organizations encouraging STEM, literature on how to support these promising students, and resources.

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL 2020 TOOLKIT

whitePaper | August 3, 2020

Action steps and resources to help your team prevent learning loss and meet the social-emotional behavioural (SEB) and academic needs of each student. The goal for this toolkit is to help your team create a flexible, data-driven plan for supporting students’ academic and social-emotional behavior (SEB) needs into the summer and throughout the 2020-21 school year—whether in a remote, onsite, or blended environment.

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How education coped in the shift to distance learning.

whitePaper | February 24, 2021

Education in the United States faced a crisis this year. The looming threat of the coronavirus which spreads easily in highly-populated, enclosed rooms forced schools across the country to develop new strategies for education.

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Through the Gaggle Lens: The State of Student Safety

whitePaper | August 11, 2020

Gaggle's annual student safety report highlights key trends in harmful student behavior during the 2019–2020 school year. This report reveals the frequency of these behaviors among students nationwide so K-12 leaders are aware of these threats and can take steps to address them.

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Spotlight

Teach For All

Teach For All (www.teachforall.org) supports and connects a global network of independent organizations working around the world to ensure that every child has access to an excellent education. Each organization in the network, conceived and launched by a local entrepreneur, enlists its nation’s most promising leaders to teach in high-need areas for two years, and, in the long-term, drive systemic changes from within and outside of the education sector.

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