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Rebecca Winthrop

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67: Post-Pandemic Priorities for Education Part I: The United States - Rebecca Winthrop

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Rebecca Winthrop is a senior fellow and co-director of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution. Her research focuses on education globally, with special attention to the skills young people need to thrive in work, life, and as constructive citizens. She advises governments, international institutions, foundations, civil society organizations, and corporations on education issues. Winthrop has authored numerous articles, reports, books, and book chapters, including most recently Leapfrogging Inequality: Remaking Education to Help Young People Thrive with Adam Barton and Eileen McGivney. Her work has been featured in the BBC, Newsweek, Time Ideas, NPR, Economist, and The Financial Times, among others.Rebecca joins us to discuss Brooking's new taskforce assembled to guide the next generation of community schools in the US, the scale of the learning loss in the US, building back better, and much more.Listen to the full episode for a special section featuring Global Education Editor of the Financial Times, Andrew Jack, discuss the key outcomes of the discussion. Timestamps: 00:00:00: Introduction00:04:02: What's been keeping Rebecca busy this past year?00:07:22: Brooking's Next Generation Schools Task Force00:16:12: What's the scale of the learning loss?00:17:22: The effects of COVID are felt very differently00:21:04: Are we really building back better?00:28:16: Bringing students, parents, and teachers onboard with change00:35:34: What the Biden-Harris administration can do in 202100:38:16: Lightening the bureaucratic load of testing in schools00:42:28: Why is it so hard to change or replace programs?00:45:02: The role of parents and family engagement education 00:47:06: What would it take to get us to leapfrog and not revert?00:49:24: Andrew Jack's initial response00:52:42: A remote world raising the status of teachers00:53:58: Are schools going to revert or fundamentally change?00:58:26: The UK debate on extending the academic year 01:02:34: Reopening schools - where we stand globally01:05:48: Academic discipline cut to identifying learning loss01:08:36: What policymakers are thinking01:11:45: The role of media in supporting educationRead Brooking's Report on the next generation of Community Schools: https://brook.gs/3l7kx4PSubscribe to the Financial Times: ft.com/educationFollow Rebecca Winthrop: twitter.com/RebeccaWinthropFollow Andrew Jack: twitter.com/AJack-------------------------------------------------Check out more from WISE and send us your thoughts!If you enjoyed this episode, would you consider leaving us a review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It really helps out the show and we would greatly appreciate it. Website: wise-qatar.orgTwitter: twitter.com/WISE_TweetsInstagram: @wiseqatarFacebook: facebook.com/wiseqatar/Linkedin: bit.ly/2JKThYf

1hr 16mins

11 Mar 2021

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Ep. 4 - Rebecca Winthrop on how to leapfrog to educational success

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José “Pepe” Escamilla visited the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC, to meet with Rebecca Winthrop, who is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Universal Education at Brookings. Rebecca tried to answer if classrooms are evolving as fast as technological transformations and described how it is possible to “leapfrog” learning outcomes. A Podcast by Tec Sounds.

38mins

13 Nov 2019

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Ep. 4 - Rebecca Winthrop on how to leapfrog to educational success

EduTrends

José “Pepe” Escamilla visited the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC, to meet with Rebecca Winthrop, who is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Universal Education at Brookings. Rebecca tried to answer if classrooms are evolving as fast as technological transformations and described how it is possible to “leapfrog” learning outcomes. A Podcast by Tec Sounds.

38mins

13 Nov 2019

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An Interview with Rebecca Winthrop

Global Ed Talks with Anthony Mackay

Anthony Mackay sits down with Rebecca Winthrop, senior fellow and director of the Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, to talk about leapfrogging — harnessing innovation to rapidly accelerate educational progress.

21mins

26 Jun 2019

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053 - An Interview with Rebecca Winthrop About Leapfrogging and Global Education Innovation

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In this episode, we learn from Rebecca Winthrop, author of Leapfrogging Inequality: Remaking Education to Help Young People Thrive. Rebecca is Director at the Center for Universal Education and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute. She offers an important global perspective on education innovation that has implications for education in all parts of the world.

50mins

5 Jul 2018

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What Works in Girls' Education with Rebecca Winthrop

Rumi Forum Podcast

53mins

11 May 2016