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Inequality in Thai education still a major handicap

Whose fault is it that our Mathayom 6 (12th grade) students failed four out of five subjects on average in the latest round of the Ordinary National Educational Test (O-Net)? Most scored under 50% in mathematics, English, social studies and general sciences, and just scraped through on the fifth subject, Thai language. This reflects a nagging problem with Thailand’s education ... Read More »

Inequality And Education In The Age Of Trump

Michael Horn ,   CONTRIBUTOR I write about transforming education through digital learning Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Fears are mounting that technology will automate and displace jobs on a scale never before seen. At the same time, despite its clear benefits, free trade does lead to the displacement of some individuals’ jobs. As a recent Harvard ... Read More »

From inequality to immigration, new report examines what will shape future education

TRENDS Shaping Education 2016 is a new OECD work which looks at major social, demographic, economic and technological trends affecting education. The first edition of the book was published in 2008 and two subsequent editions were published in 2010 and 2013. The 2016 edition has been extended to include new countries and emerging economies including Brazil, China, India and the ... Read More »