Speaker to address global education best practicesWritten by Staff Reports | | email@example.com
Rob Weil of the American Federation of Teachers will discuss how U.S. public education could benefit from the best practices in global education during a breakfast presentation in Toledo on Dec. 9.
During the talk, which is sponsored by the Toledo Federation of Teachers, Weil will discuss “ground-breaking research clarifying what international test scores really mean” as well as “what’s working in the world’s best schools and how it can be brought to U.S. classrooms to chose the achievement gap and assure all children a quality education,” according to a news release.
Weil is director of field programs in the Educational Issues Department of the American Federation of Teachers and a trade union advisory group member at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
The presentation is titled “How the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) can be used to Improve Public Education in the United States: The Promise of International Solutions for America.”
Breakfast will be served from 7-8 a.m. Dec. 9 and the presentation will last from 8-9 a.m. at Medical Mutual of Ohio, 3737 W. Sylvania Ave.
Those interested in attending should RSVP to (419) 535-3013 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 6.
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