It's Happening Globally

2011 WISE Summit - Eminent Voices - Mrs. Valérie Hannon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUsH_8nap1A

Michael Fullan on What Doesn't Work in School Reform: http://vimeo.com/41310303
Michael Fullan discusses the often-used strategies that do not improve learning in schools before describing the strategies that have been proven effective.

OECD Education Today: Knowledge and skills are infinite – oil is not
http://oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.ca/2012/03/knowledge-and-skills-are-infinite-oil.html?m=1

Draft Shape of the Australian Curriculum: Technologies
Draft_Shape_of_the_Australian_Curriculum_Technologies_paper_-_March_2012.pdf

21st Century Learning Leadership Forum. In this CEA-supported event, thought leaders from across the world gathered in Banff, Alberta on October 12-14, 2011 to discuss leadership and change in education.
http://vimeo.com/37536723

Catching Up: Learning from the Best School Systems in East Asia
In recent years, many OECD countries have substantially increased education expenditure, often with disappointing results. This new Grattan Institute report shows how studying the strengths of these systems can improve children’s education and lives.

Alberta Education Framework for Student Learning http://bit.ly/yply6k

Vittra Telefonplan, a school in Sweden that is motivating students to ask questions that deepens their knowledge, and solve problems with creativity and innovation.

Learning from the Extremes – CISCO Report:
http://www.cisco.com/web/about/citizenship/socio-economic/docs/LearningfromExtremes_WhitePaper.pdf

ReCivilization PodCast from CBC Radio examines the biggest challenges facing our world, and charts a path to the future enabled by the revolutions underway in communications, innovation and learning in this new, post-industrial, digital age.
http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/recivilization-from-cbc-radio/id496955907

Watch the video of Pasi Sahlberg speaking on "Finnish Lessons: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland?" The talk is part of the Peabody Research Office (PRO) brown bag lunch lecture series. These are informal presentations featuring research innovations at Peabody or other areas in the university.

High School Flexibility Enhancement Project, Alberta:
http://ideas.education.alberta.ca/hsc/current-projects/flexibility-enhancement-pilot

Learning to Change – Changing to Learn:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tahTKdEUAPk