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NEW REPORT ON FUNDRAISING RELEASED. Survey data from 1,244 schools show gaps related to fundraising and fees.
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Insights for system change
Across the world, there is broad agreement that success in both school and life will take more than numeracy and literacy skills and academic content knowledge. Students also need to develop skills, knowledge, and habits in social-emotional development, creativity, citizenship, and health.
Since 2013, we have been working with educators, researchers, and government partners to explore how to define, support, assess, and embed these broader competencies into teaching and learning in our publicly funded education system. A number of insights have emerged from this work...