Three ways to put assessment data to work in the classroom

The following blog was contributed by Chase Nordengren, the principal research lead for the professional learning team at NWEA. The results of assessment, whether you’re using formative assessment strategies or an interim assessment like MAP® Growth™, can empower teachers and school leaders to inform instructional decisions. To ensure that your instruction promotes equity and empowers students, you need […]

Supporting Refugees, Forcibly Displaced People and Migrants: The Role of Schools and Universities

The following blog was contributed by Quentin Wodon, World Bank & Loyola University New Orleans. A few days ago, UNHCR released its latest report on trends in global displacement. The report estimates that globally, 89.3 million people were forcibly displaced as of December 2021. This included 27.1 million refugees, 53.2 million internally displaced people (IDPs), […]

World Catholic Education Day and Pope Francis’ Global Compact

The following blog was contributed by Quentin Wodon, OIEC & Loyola University New Orleans. Catholic schools serve 62 million pre-primary, primary and secondary school students globally, and close to seven million students enrolled in universities and other institutions of higher learning. While in some countries like the United States, Catholic education is celebrated on a […]