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About IEN

International Ed News provides access to news, research, and reports that discuss what’s new, what’s good, and what’s effective from pre-kindergarten through secondary education around the world.

A twitter feed provides a quick glimpse into some of the issues of educational policy, school improvement and educational change being debated in different parts of world.  The links include articles from the popular press as well as reports and evaluations from academics, foundations, think tanks, government agencies and others.

Weekly blog posts are designed to provide insights into different perspectives on the latest news and highlight similarities and differences in the challenges, strategies, and solutions being pursued across contexts.  While many links and posts are in English, we also look for and welcome connections to sources in many different languages. For more information, please contact Thomas Hatch.

International Ed News is a project undertaken at the National Center for Restructuring Education Schools and Teaching (NCREST) at Teachers College, Columbia University.

About Us

Dr. Thomas Hatch (Founder/Editor) is a Professor at Teachers CollegeColumbia University and Co-Director of the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching (NCREST). His research includes studies of reform initiatives at the school and district levels in the United States, and his current work includes a comparative study of accountability and school improvement policies in higher- and lower-performing countries. He is also involved in a variety of projects using multimedia and the internet to document teaching and share teachers’ expertise. His latest book, with Jordan Corson and Sarah van den Berg, is The Education We Need for a Future We Can’t Predict (Corwin, 2021). His previous books include Managing to Change: How Schools can Survive (and Sometimes Thrive) in Turbulent Times (Teachers College Press, 2009).

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