Pasi Sahlberg is Professor of Education Policy at the University of New South Wales and Research Director of the Gonski Institute in Sydney, Australia. He is the author of “Let the Children Play: How more play will save our schools and help children thrive” (with William Doyle) and “Finnish Lessons 3.0: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland” (2021).
Written by Pasi Sahlberg
What is the X-factor that helps schools through the current global health crisis? Lessons from around the world tell us that where schools have flexible curriculum arrangements, creative approaches to real problem-solving, and confidence in collective professional wisdom of teacher as leaders, navigation through the tough times gets easier. It...#WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “After the Virus: In Teachers We Trust”, by Pasi Sahlberg.
The World Development report 2018 (WDR2018) is right about the global learning crisis: many children not in school, educational inequity, and low quality of learning outcomes. But it often misses the point when trying to use available evidence to realize education’s promise. The problem is that there are so many...#WDR2018 Reality Check #10: “We Need More than Just Better Teachers?” by Pasi Sahlberg
Some say that schools don’t change. Many things may have remained the same but one thing is new: data. Today the walls of principals’ offices display performance results and data walls in teachers’ lounges highlight whether students have accomplished their learning targets. Data has become hot currency in school reforms.Big Data or Small Data: What’s the key to unlocking learning opportunities?