Education Sciences

Investing in girls’ education transforms communities, countries and the entire world. Girls who receive an education are less likely to marry young and more likely to lead healthy, productive lives. They earn higher incomes, participate in the decisions that most affect them, and build better futures for themselves and their families. We provide a wide array of financial products and technical assistance, and we help countries share and apply innovative knowledge and solutions to the challenges they face.

  • The Human Capital Project is a global effort to accelerate more and better investments in people for greater equity and economic growth.
  • The European Age of Empires saw European ideas of education in philosophy, religion, arts and sciences spread out across the globe.
  • EducationUSA also provides services to the U.S. higher education community to help institutional leaders meet their recruitment and campus internationalization goals.
  • Vocational education may come in the form of an apprenticeship or internship as well as institutions teaching courses such as carpentry, agriculture, engineering, medicine, architecture and the arts.

Without quality education, children face considerable barriers to employment and earning potential later in life. They are more likely to suffer adverse health outcomes and less likely to participate in decisions that affect them – threatening their ability to shape a better future for themselves and their societies. Primitive children, before reaching puberty, learn by doing and observing basic technical practices. Their teachers are not strangers but rather their immediate community.

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Forms of education can also be categorized by the medium used, for example, as distance education, like online education, e-learning, or m-learning, in contrast to regular classroom or onsite education. Various types of online education take the form of open education, where the courses and materials are made available with a minimal amount of barriers. Another classification is based on the social institution responsible for education and may include categories for institutions like family, school, civil society, state, and church. Programs at ISCED level 2, lower secondary education are usually organized around a more subject-oriented curriculum; differing from primary education.

The work of David Kolb and Anthony Gregorc’s Type Delineator follows a similar but more simplified approach. Intelligence is an important factor in how the individual responds to education. Those who have higher scores of intelligence-metrics tend to perform better at school and go on to higher levels of education.

In a reversal, the Education Dept is excluding many from student loan relief

Data and research help us understand these challenges and set priorities, share knowledge of what works, and measure progress. With 30,000+ digital and printable resources, kids can learn about any topic they’re curious about. A class size experiment in the United States found that attending small classes for three or more years in the early grades increased high school graduation rates of students from low income families. The Programme for International Student Assessment and the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement objectively monitor and compare the proficiency of students from a wide range of different nations. A certain percentage of students should be removed for improvisation of academics .

Rural primary school applies to become integrated

With the passing of NCLB in the United States , teachers must be highly qualified. IIE and ETS announce a new business collaboration through which IIE will be the Country Master Distributor of the TOEFL ITP® tests in the United States. Beginning November 1, 2021, IIE will support to ETS to process orders for TOEFL ITP tests in the U.S. Our goal is to expand reach of the TOEFL ITP assessment tools to advance access to education opportunities for learners, including international students, in the United States. Pedagogy is often defined as the study or science of teaching methods.