February news review

Hello, and welcome to our round up of some of the global educations news from the past month.

This month we discuss:

Replacing joyful snow days with e-learning activities in the USA.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46871555

Followed by a study into the impact of snow days on pupils' education (none!)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25912445

Greta Thunberg the Swedish student skipping school to protest climate change. Here is a link to her TedTalk on the need to act on climate change:

https://www.ted.com/talks/greta_thunberg_the_disarming_case_to_act_right_now_on_climate

Global megatrends facing education. You can read the full OECD report here:

http://www.oecd.org/education/trends-shaping-education-22187049.htm

The Global Teacher Prize 2019. See the full list of nominees and their extraordinary accomplishments here:

https://www.globalteacherprize.org/

 

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