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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2020-10-06

    #WorldTeachersDay | “Regaining Our Common Purpose”, by David Edwards.

    A day after the largest online gathering of teachers in history, a split-screen picture emerges of a global crisis for our students and a profession determined to build back better.

    #WorldTeachersDay | “Regaining Our Common Purpose”, by David Edwards.
  2. Climate action and literacy 2020-10-04

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Unleashing the transformative power of education”, by Camilla Croso.

    In his seminal text "Pedagogy of the Oppressed", Brazilian scholar Paulo Freire writes, “Knowledge emerges only through invention and re-invention, through the restless, impatient, continuing, hopeful inquiry human beings pursue in the world, with the world, and with each other.” I believe this encapsulates education’s transformative power. It is only...

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Unleashing the transformative power of education”, by Camilla Croso.
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2020-10-03

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Embracing our Humanity”, by Felisa Tibbitts.

    A common thread connecting educators and learners worldwide during this pandemic is a shared humanity. Teachers, administrators, students, and their families on short notice have had to respond to the demands placed on schooling when schools closed. Those closing doors required educators to reimagine classroom teaching, this is certainly true....

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Embracing our Humanity”, by Felisa Tibbitts.
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2020-10-03

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “A World Without Teachers”, by Andy Hargreaves.

    Never has there been a more important time than this moment, right now, to think about and appreciate what great teachers have done for our children and also for us. We have seen what the world looks like when its teachers are taken away from our children. We have witnessed...

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “A World Without Teachers”, by Andy Hargreaves.
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2020-10-02

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Tackling crises and big changes ahead: the role of education”, by Steve Klees.

    The pandemic has been devastating and we have little idea of its future. The education of so many children has suffered. Nonetheless, the world has gained a new and deeper appreciation of the work of teachers -- of teachers as essential workers. The world has also gained an understanding of...

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Tackling crises and big changes ahead: the role of education”, by Steve Klees.
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2020-10-02

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “After the Virus: In Teachers We Trust”, 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.
  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2020-10-02

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Teachers and the Public Sector Wage Bill”, by David Archer.

    The IMF is 75 years old but still has a lot to learn. They need a well trained professional teacher to explain some basic truths. You can’t commit to ambitious development goals and then impose austerity. You can’t constrain public sector wage bills and then worry that countries have shortages...

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Teachers and the Public Sector Wage Bill”, by David Archer.
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2020-10-02

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: Jordan Naidoo (UNESCO)

    The experience of the past months shows that hard times really bring us together and reminds us of our collective power to endure and overcome the toughest challenges. The need for stronger partnerships, collaboration and global solidarity was emphasised repeatedly in collective efforts to confront the COVID-19 pandemic underpinned by...

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: Jordan Naidoo (UNESCO)
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2020-10-01

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Public Education Homework: An Equitable and Inclusive Future” by Armand Doucet.

    In a time of crisis, hidden truths are revealed and what we have learned is that our collective humanity is in trouble. For it to flourish, I hope and believe teachers will play a leading role to create a future that has inclusivity as its foundation.

    #WorldTeachersDay | Lessons from the Pandemic: “Public Education Homework: An Equitable and Inclusive Future” by Armand Doucet.