Education Workforce

Responding to COVID-19: Harness the education workforce

Responding to COVID-19: Harness the education workforce

As of April 24, 2020, schools in over 190 countries around the world have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, impacting over 91 percent of enrolled learners and 63 million teachers worldwide. Although schools are closed, learning must not stop. The world’s teachers...
Rethinking the Education Workforce

Rethinking the Education Workforce

The following blog is from the Foreword of the Education Commission’s new report: Transforming the Education Workforce: Learning Teams for a Learning Generation. We live in an age of unprecedented change and disruption. In some places, cars drive themselves,...
Reimagining mid-level roles within the education workforce

Reimagining mid-level roles within the education workforce

In 2018, the Education Commission launched the Education Workforce Initiative to develop concrete options for policymakers to redesign, expand, and strengthen the education workforce to meet the changing demands of the 21st century and enable quality education for...
Innovating to learn

Innovating to learn

We are in the midst of a global learning crisis. This is the clear message from recent major reports: According to the World Bank’s 2018 World Development Report on learning, “hundreds of millions of children reach young adulthood without even the most basic life...