About ARC

What?

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The ARC Vision

The initial vision of the Atlantic Rim Collaboratory (ARC) is to establish a global group of educational systems that advances values of equity, excellence, wellbeing, inclusion, democracy and human rights for all students within high-quality, professionally-run systems.

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The ARC story

The ARC Education Project is a self-funded international network of policymakers, scholars, and educators from national and state-level systems that share similar values for education reform.

Who?

The ARC Secretariat consists of four members: Andy Hargreaves, Yngve Lindvig, Tore Skandsen and Steve Munby.

The ARC advisory board consists of 7 members: Richard Barwell, Arnór Guðmundsson, Alta van Heerden, Rob Currie, Gayle Gorman, Leandro Folgar and Pasi Sahlberg

Read more about the people working for ARC and what they do.

JOIN ARC!

All member systems support, adhere, and promote ARC’s mission statement. Member systems commit to joining ARC for a term of three (3) years, with the opportunity to renew. Member systems include three to four participants representing government (Ministers of Education and Secretaries/Deputy Ministers) and professional leaders (unions, inspectorates, etc). Are you interested to join ARC? Read more about it here.

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