Education Guide / Issues
New ideas and needs emerge all the time in the education realm – which is what makes it such a rich and challenging beat to cover from a solutions perspective. Here are some examples of current dominant themes — and things to consider when covering them.
“We haven’t conveyed the magnitude of the challenge now before us: to change the brains of most of the world’s children so they can take part in the great human inventions of literacy and numeracy and all the learning and culture that springs from those inventions. Education is at least as essential to individual and cultural survival as energy, medicine, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation and defense. Yet compared with public investments in those elds, we spend almost nothing on research and development in education and, consequently, we know far less about what works and why.”