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Research and practices across six educational systems in the Asia-Pacific region

Nicholas Sun-Keung Pang, Ting WANG

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    The world is changing at seemingly breakneck speed. Many nations around the world are undertaking wide-ranging reforms of curriculum, instruction, and assessment to prepare students for increasingly complex demands of life and work and develop the ability to compete effectively in a knowledge-based economy. Teachers are the single biggest in-school influence on student achievement and teacher quality is therefore central to improving education systems around the world. This challenge grows ever more acute as the demands on education systems become more ambitious – to prepare all students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for success in an increasingly globalized and digital world (Asia Society, 2012 Asia Society. (2012). Teaching and leadership for the twenty-first century
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)193-201
    Number of pages9
    JournalAsia Pacific Journal of Education
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2016


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