Education Everywhere: International School Success Stories and Global Collaboration

Edutopia's video series Education Everywhere profiles innovative school systems all around the world. Here you'll find links to the videos and additional resources for global learning.

Edutopia's video series Education Everywhere profiles innovative school systems all around the world. Here you'll find links to the videos and additional resources for global learning.

Education Everywhere Video Series

Edutopia's video series takes a look at high-achieving education systems and model schools around the world to see what makes them successful. This series is a co-production with the Pearson Foundation; visit their "Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education" page for more information about the project.

  • Finnish children crossing street
    Finland’s Formula for School Success (2012)

    Early intervention and sustained individual support for every student are keys to educating the whole child in Finnish schools.




  • Two teen girls in uniforms looking at laptops
    Singapore's 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (2012)

    By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its tech-infused Future Schools, Singapore has become one of the top-scoring countries on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) tests.


  • Two teen girls sitting in front of mural
    How Canada Is Closing the Achievement Gap (2012)

    In Ontario, schools have raised their test scores and graduation rates by providing resources such as full-time student success teachers, who help English-language learners and other students in need.



  • Large group of students in uniform doing exercises
    Shanghai's Improvement Plan for Schools (2012)

    In Shanghai, China, every low-performing school is assigned a team of master teachers and administrators to provide weekly guidance and mentorship on everything from lesson plans to school culture.



  • young student with computer
  • Germany Takes On Education Reform (2012)

    When low scores on the 2000 PISA exams revealed the inequities in their education system, many German states began to make comprehensive efforts to improve the quality of their schools.

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This article originally published on 1/16/2012

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