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Issue #18 - Transforming Education Newsletter

Issue #18 - Transforming Education Newsletter
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Issue 18 of the Transforming Education Newsletter features an article by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Andreas Schleicher from the 2nd Edition of the .ed Magazine — a quarterly curated issue-based digital magazine for educators.
What do you get in this newsletter?
⛳️ Article of the week; ☘️ Three upcoming 🗓 global events ; 💫 Author spotlight, along with 🗞news and updates from the Global Citizenship Foundation.
Do scroll towards the end of the newsletter to know how you can help me and my team :)

🌟 Featured Article
A ‘First’ Global Survey on Social and Emotional Skills
It will be added once the website is working.
With PISA, the OECD has a long history of establishing global metrics for academic schooling outcomes. However, these are just part of the story of what makes individuals, businesses, and countries successful. For the first time, the OECD has just published an international comparative assessment of social and emotional skills that complements the picture. We know that employers greatly value such skills, and many education and skills systems seek to prioritize their development. But it has always proved difficult to measure such skills in reasonably reliable and comparable ways, and what isn’t measured rarely gets…[Read Full Story Here]
🎫 Upcoming Global Events
💫 Author Spotlight
Dr. Judy Willis
Dr. Judy Willis, a board-certified neurologist, practiced neurology for 15 years and then received a credential and master’s degree in education from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She then taught in elementary and middle for ten years. Her website is
Know more about Dr. Judy Willis here.
🤩 Global Citizenship Foundation Events and Updates
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Invested in your success,
— Aaryan Salman
Editor, .ed Magazine
President, Global Citizenship Foundation
“There is no separation of mind and emotions; emotions, thinking, and learning are all linked.”
— Eric Jensen
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