TED.com Andreas Schleicher: Use data to build better schools
High performing PISA schools:
- Are in societies that place a high value on education
- Realise all children are capable of success. Not segregated early on; this leads to strong social disparities. There is a parental expectation that every students will achieve. Students in USA = "If I’m talented in it. I’ll succeed." Japan = "If I work hard at it."
- Embrace diversity with differentiated pedagogical practice. Ordinary students have extraordinary talents and teachers personalise learning opportunities.
- Clear and ambitious standards across the system. Every student knows what matters, is required to be successful
- Very careful in recruiting, selecting and training. They watch how they work with teachers who are struggling.
- Careful about the structure teacher pay. Teachers work together to frame good practice. Intelligent pathways for teacher to grow.
- Clear, ambitious standards but also every student knows what is required of them to meet those standards.
- Moving from delivered wisdom > user-generated wisdom
- From administrative forms of accountability to professional forms of work organisation. Enable teachers to make innovations in pedagogy and provide development they need to develop better pedagogical practice.
- Make teachers and principals inventive.
- Every school succeeds. Success is systemic. Strongest principals and best teachers are attracted to the most difficult schools.
- They also have coherent policy over a period of time.