On the Agenda – Week 49, 2013

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6 december 2013 | "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela

Take 1 – Mandela

@DeanJimRyan: Mandela said education is a powerful weapon to change the world, but also proved that courage combined with education is even more powerful.

@EFAreport: Mandela’s call has been taken up by Malala “Let us pick up our books &our pens, they are our most powerful weapon.”

@Guardian: Nelson Mandela’s death leaves South Africa wondering where to go next

Take 2 – PISA

@WorldBank: Vietnam  students scored significantly above OECD average in int’l assessment. Blog on PISA 2012 results

@DanielZiv: Parah! Indonesia ranks no.64 of 65 countries in survey of knowledge & skills amongst 15-yr-olds

@RealGeoffBarton: Forget PISA results, let’s concentrate on what really matters to schools

Take 3 – Horizon2020

@SciBus: Interview with Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, EU Commissioner for Research & Innovation

@NickPole1: Useful contribution from the EU Creative Industries Alliance on Horizon2020 – could be a key partner

@RCN_Norway: New Minister of Research in Norway place higher priority on internationalization

 …and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: All children can achieve. Great teachers are key. Andreas Schleichers conclusions on PISA give food for thought

@ScienceGuideEU: European Ministers agreed on Horizon 2020, but does this mean they’re actually going to PAY for it?

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