Welcome to this Week in Review. Below is a selection of news articles and a video that caught our eye from our Media Review, Facebook and Twitter accounts. We hope you enjoy the read.
Can 'happiness economics' provide a new framework for development? (Guardian 03.09.2013)
Measuring wellbeing shows quality of life and helps explain its determinants. But can it be useful in post-MDGs policy? Christian Kroll’s new study reveals that three very important development goals, namely income, health and education, for people's life satisfaction varies significantly across nations.
Science Times Special Section: Learning What Works (New York Times)
A varied selection of informative articles on education.
Stats and the city (OECD Insights Blog 02.09.2013)
The Metropolitan Explorer is a nifty tool from the OECD that lets you explore statistics for 268 metropolitan areas in OECD countries.
Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent education
10 commandments for new teachers (Guardian 03.09.2013)
From the power of Google to ditching the monotone, secondary teacher Lulu Kuper shares her proven tips on how NQTs can get the best from their students.
When life means school again (Education Today blog 02.09.2013)
Children are starting school at an ever younger age, OECD’s recent Education at a Glance 2013 shows that in 2011 on average over 84% of all four year-old children were enrolled in some form of formal education, which is 5% more than in 2005.
Wikigender’s online discussion on “How do discriminatory social norms relate to the gender dynamics of international migration?” is now open! We invite you to join the discussion, to read and leave your comment. Here is the link: http://bit.ly/16TdlNJ and the hashtag used in Twitter is #migration.
This month Wikiprogress and networks will focus on Education and Skill.