Improving the Quality of Education

May 13, 2011 2:04 pm (EST)

Improving the Quality of Education
Explainer Video
from Video

More on:

United States

Education

Sir Michael Barber, head of the Global Education Practice at McKinsey & Company argues that the key to improving educational systems is setting clear, internationally benchmarked standards, and attracting and training good teachers and school leaders.

More From Our Experts

 

More From Our Experts

More on:

United States

Education

Close

Top Stories on CFR

Middle East and North Africa

Ebrahim Raisi, a staunch regime loyalist, can be expected to follow through on talks to revive the nuclear deal but rebuff attempts to further limit Iran’s weapons programs and regional behavior.

China

Several countries are considering boycotting the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. What could a boycott accomplish, and how might China respond?

Genocide and Mass Atrocities

An international court has upheld the guilt of former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic, but its narrower view of what constitutes genocide could make future cases harder to prosecute.