Ben Levin, PhD
University of Toronto
Education: Policy, Outcomes, Politics
Dr. Ben Levin is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Education Leadership and Policy at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. He has worked with private research organizations, school districts, provincial governments, and national and international agencies, as well as building an academic career. He served as Deputy Minister (chief civil servant) for Education for the Province of Ontario from 2004 to 2007 and 2008-09 and held a similar position in Manitoba from 1999 through 2002. He has authored or co-authored seven books, (his new book on high school improvement was just published by Corwin) and more than 200 other articles on education, conducted many research studies, and has spoken and consulted on education issues around the world. His current interests are in large-scale change, poverty and inequity, and finding better ways to connect research to policy and practice in education.
For further information: http://webspace.oise.utoronto.ca/~levinben/
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How do we get better teachers?
Canada’s students rank among the best in the world in academic performance // Les élèves canadiens se classent parmi les meilleurs du monde sur le plan du rendement scolaire