Oct 21, 2022
It is an incredibly exciting time to be involved in the world of education. At no other point in the modern history of teaching and learning, have so many factors come together to provide such a large-scale opportunity to adjust, develop and significantly strengthen what occurs in schools.
There can be no understatement on the impact of the pandemic on personal well-being, as well as the larger socio-economic implications caused from the past three years. Yet within this, and remaining eternally optimistic, we are at a point in time when not only have questions arisen about education, but more importantly, action has been taken.
Over these past years, the manner in which we measure and represent student progress and achievement has shifted. In our specific education world, the International Baccalaureate swiftly adjusted the measure for IB Diploma students, changing the entire examination process. National governments and other certifying bodies equally followed suit. As some normality returns in the world, the question now arises loudly “Do we return to the past or should we push ahead for the future?”