This is interesting....found this today. I would like to know which country is satisfied with its education system in terms of producing relevant high school leavers. I think we need to be brave enough to re-evaluate and re-create our school curriculum, implementation and reward system for both students and teachers. It's about time.
The National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (NCTAF)has a book titled, "Building a 21st Century Education System" comprising several chapters available online. See below and Web site.
"NCTAF Board member Robert Wehling and the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future have published a book that brings together the visionary thinking of some of the nation’s finest education thought leaders and presents a diverse set of strategies and solutions to provide every child with a high-quality, world-class educational opportunity."