Governments around the world are working to create education policies that develop citizens that will be capable of solving the challenges facing future generations. The LEVIN Institute compares three nations: Governmental Policies and Comparative Educational Systems. Review each and critically analyze the educational policies and initiatives. Explain the unique educational challenges each of the nations might face. Do you believe their current solutions and visions for the future will work? Why or why not? Identify conflicting ideas surrounding education and language learning. Can the conflicts be resolved? Do they need to be resolved? How do they compare to the policies of the country you have selected for your Final Paper?
United States. In the year 2008, the Bush administration created the No Child Left Behind Act because
The US recognizes education as a vital tool in maintaining both competitiveness abroad and economic security at home.
Moreover, the US also has a US International Education Policy. This involves the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The organization is to “foster mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, sympathetic, and peaceful relations, as mandated by the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchanges Act of 1961.” (Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, n.d.)