News and Honors


During the pandemic, six booklets have been published in the Educational Practices Series. 

The titles of the booklets are:

"Accountable Talk: Instructional dialogue that builds the mind" (by Lauren Resnick and two of her colleagues), "Proportional Reasoning" (by Wim van Dooren and two of his colleagues), "Mathematics Anxiety" (by Denes Szucs and Irene Mammarella). "Philosophy for Children" (by Keith Topping and two of his colleagues), "Teaching Students How to Learn" (by Stella Vosniadou and three of her colleagues), and "Education and Covid-19: Recovering from the shock created by the pandemic and building back better" (by Fernando Reimers). 

These booklets, as well as others in the series, can be downloaded by accessing the Educational Practices Series from our homepage or from  The Academy wishes to thank Stella Vosniadou for her work in chairing the editorial board and Simona Popa, who is the Managing Editor for the series.



Eric Hanushek is a winner of the Yidan Prize, which honors individuals or teams that have significantly contributed to the theory and practice of education.  The Prize consists of a gold medal, a cash award of 15 million Hong Kong dollars, and a project fund of 15 million Hong Kong dollars.  Professor Hanushek intends to use the project fund to select and train fellows to support the development of a strong educational research network in Africa.


Stella Vosniadou has been elected a Fellow of the Cognitive Science Society.  She also serves as a corresponding member of the newly established Cypress Academy of Science, Literature, and the Arts, and has received the 2021 Career Achievement "Oeuvre" Award from the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).

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