Monthly Archives: December 2014

Library Event Draws Global Expertise to Saudi Arabia

The First Scientific International Conference: Modern Developments in Libraries, held on 17th to 18th December at Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University Riyadh: Educators from across the Arab World have gathered in Riyadh to learn about the most important technological innovations … Continue reading

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“We are on the verge of big changes in assessment”, says new report by education experts

Top performing countries have hit a ‘performance ceiling’ according to a new report released today. ‘Preparing for a Renaissance in Assessment’, published today by the world’s largest learning company Pearson, and written by Pearson’s Chief Education Advisor, Sir Michael Barber … Continue reading

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Pearson to develop PISA 2018 Student Assessment 21st Century Frameworks for OECD

Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announces that it has won a competitive tender by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to develop the Frameworks for PISA 2018. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is widely … Continue reading

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Changes in Education Needed to Meet Arab Region’s Labour Force Demands

Pearson: 21st Century Skills, Vocational Qualifications and English Language Critical to Region’s Workforce Development. Dubai: Education leaders from around the globe have gathered in Dubai at the International Conference on 21st Century Education to discuss how education can be improved … Continue reading

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