The Intersection

Today is World Teachers’ Day!

October 5, 2012

Teaching takes center stage at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) World Teachers’ Day in Paris today, as education leaders from around the world, including Ronald Thorpe, president and CEO of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and high school English teacher Dan Brown, debate the global challenges facing the teacher profession.  Throughout the week Ron and Dan have been blogging about their experiences through Education Week’s Global Studies blog. Today’s entries include this compelling info graphic documenting the current teacher shortage throughout the world.

Read the coverage here.


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