American economist and Nobel laureate James J. Heckman’s study on early childhood development found that a high quality primary education can reduce inequality. Investing in young children aged from birth up to six years would yield a return worth 7 to 12 times more in later years. Speaking economically, the earlier the investment, the higher the return.
‘School’ means a lot more than a physical space to learn. Mechai’s definition of it elongates the cardinal existence of the school towards a space to integrate students and the community’s way of life.
During the International Conference on Equitable Education: All for Education, held on July 10-11, 2020, Prasarn Trairatvorakul, chairman of the Equitable Education Fund (EEF), delivered a speech underlining the organisation’s commitment to advocate for educational equality for all Thai children, and set for achieving sustainable development goal it has promised. The following is the summary […]
During the Equitable Education Conference 2020 ‘All for Education,’ hosted by Thailand in July, 60 world-renowned thinkers, reformers and educators gathered to discuss a way forward for equitable education as the planet faces the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19 – and what may come after it. Somjai Suwansupana, the Phuket City Municipality mayor, is one of […]
Education cannot wait for wars, disasters, epidemics, conflicts nor political crises to end. In every second, children across the globe are deprived of access to education. That is an inestimable loss.
Andreas Schleicher is a renowned educator, a director for education skills, special advisor on education policy to the secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and an initiator of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). He believes many dimensions are needed to be looked at in order to achieve equitable outcomes in education.
อามาตยา เซน นักเศรษฐศาสตร์เจ้าของรางวัลโนเบลสาขาเศรษฐศาสตร์ และศาสตราจารย์ประจำภาควิชาเศรษฐศาสตร์และปรัชญา มหาวิทยาลัยฮาร์วาร์ด นำเสนอบทอภิปรายพิเศษหัวข้อ ‘ความหมายของความเสมอภาคทางการศึกษาภายใต้การแพร่ระบาดของโควิด-19’ (Equitable Education: What does it mean in the Changing World amidst COVID-19 Pandemic)
The Equitable Education Conference 2020 ‘All for Education’ conference hosted by Thailand encompassed 60 thinkers, reformers and educators who had contributed to refurbish the world over the past half-century — brainstorming over the pitfalls of equitable education against the heavy-metal chapter of COVID-19 pandemic. One of the striking discussions marks on School Leadership and Management. […]