Tue 12 November 2013

No more tests, homework, tutoring for Chinese students

China Enters “Testing-free” Zone: The New Ten Commandments of Education Reform writes:

No standardized tests, no written homework, no tracking. These are some of the new actions China is taking to lessen student academic burden. The Chinese Ministry of Education released Ten Regulations to Lessen Academic Burden for Primary School …

Thu 05 September 2013

"Fear based" testing regimes are hurting education

Google Glass creator says 'fear-based' testing regimes block technology

The scientist behind Google Glass wearable technology has criticised the use of restrictive and "fear-based" testing regimes in education, describing a lack of innovation in the system as a crisis.

Fri 19 July 2013

Just a little test

This is just a little test, please ignore.