"WHAT IS FUNDAMENTALLY DIFFERENT TODAY IS THAT EDUCATION SYSTEMS NOW NEED TO EQUIP ALL TEACHERS, AND NOT JUST SOME, FOR EFFECTIVE LEARNING." -- ANDREAS SCHLEICHER
“It is very clear that high performing systems generally have a high performing teacher population.” — Andreas Schleicher
Professional Capital, Andrew Hargreaves’ and Michael Fullan’s recently released book, proposes an action plan for teachers, administrators, schools, districts, and state and federal leaders as to how to create a 21st century generation of professional teachers.
Countries around the world are undertaking reforms to better prepare teachers to teach in 21st century classrooms. Today in part four of our series, The Global Search for Education – In Search of Professionals, I have asked Andreas Schleicher, given his extensive global educational perspective, to weigh in on what the US and other nations can learn from some of the high performing education systems that are doing this.