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World Innovation Summit for Education

Education, a pillar of societies, strikes a chord with people across the planet. Our stories have a personal and global resonance.

Join us each week on Learning World as we travel the globe to bring you a vast range of stories covering the many facets of education. Our reports will inform, inspire and entertain.

You can also see all our Learning World reports on the website of our partner WISE.

Student power: no longer a utopia?

15/05 16:50 CET

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Learning World Concept

Education, a pillar of societies, strikes a chord with people across the planet. Our stories have a personal and global resonance.

Join us each week on Learning World as we travel the globe to bring you a vast range of stories covering the many facets of education. Our reports will inform, inspire and entertain.

You can also see all our Learning World reports on the website of our partner WISE.

Previous editions

  1. 05/11/2014WISE prize winner Ann Cotton says money will go to Africa projects
  2. 04/11/2014WISE honour for Ann Cotton, Africa women’s education campaigner
  3. 30/10/2014[As it happened] Imagine, Create, Learn: reinventing education at WISE summit 2014
  4. 30/10/2014From Cairo streets to Indian villages, meet the life-changing WISE winners
  5. 24/10/2014WISE Awards: rewarding the inspirers
  6. 17/10/2014Living and learning at boarding school
  7. 10/10/2014Playing politics: young movers and shakers
  8. 03/10/2014Learning through “serious games”
  9. 26/09/2014Exploring South Africa’s troubled education system
  10. 19/09/2014The lessons we can learn from making mistakes
  11. 12/09/2014First Aid for minority languages
  12. 05/09/2014Differing schools of thought: controversy over education curricula
  13. 18/07/2014Enjoying summer with mermaids, movies and menus
  14. 11/07/2014Education in the Netherlands: ‘I don’t want my daughter taught in a museum’
  15. 04/07/2014The art of happiness through positive education
  16. 27/06/2014The importance of vocational skills
  17. 20/06/2014Changing education for a changing world
  18. 13/06/2014Focus on Brazil: teaching more than tackling
  19. 06/06/2014Students of the weird and wonderful
  20. 30/05/2014What’s the score? the pros and cons of the marking system
  21. 23/05/2014Living history to learn and retain it
  22. 16/05/2014Mother nurture: the impact of maternal influence on children’s education
  23. 09/05/2014Good vibrations: sound and silence in education
  24. 02/05/2014Get connected: how tweets, chats and Vine videos boost learning
  25. 25/04/2014Happy days: the benefits of making lessons fun
  26. 18/04/2014Get them early, the key to educational success
  27. 11/04/2014Education credit crunch: innovative ideas for financing your studies
  28. 04/04/2014How health and hygiene go hand in hand with education
  29. 28/03/2014Georgia’s school report: on the right path, more effort needed
  30. 21/03/2014Ripple effect: the big ideas making waves in worldwide education
  31. 14/03/2014Education in prisons: learning the hard way
  32. 07/03/2014Breaking down the barriers to equal education rights
  33. 28/02/2014Bridging the technological divide
  34. 21/02/2014Better education through better teaching
  35. 14/02/2014Transforming Brazil’s slum kids, second chances in Corfu and Jordan
  36. 07/02/2014Education on the move with MOOCs
  37. 31/01/2014Creative thinking: taking an artistic approach to science
  38. 24/01/2014Making money central to the learning experience
  39. 17/01/2014In a league of their own: the best performers in global education
  40. 10/01/2014Turning the corner in Tunisia: a Learning World special focus
  41. 03/01/2014What’s another year?
  42. 27/12/2013Air, Fire and Water
  43. 20/12/2013Creative thinking: new ideas in education
  44. 13/12/2013Rural education
  45. 06/12/2013Education on the move
  46. 29/11/2013‘Home’ education: how beneficial is it?
  47. 22/11/2013The long road to school in Mexico, Uganda and Kenya
  48. 15/11/2013WISE Prize 2013: Vicky Colbert’s silent revolution
  49. 08/11/2013An Olympic education
  50. 01/11/2013Lebanon: the future is now
  51. 01/11/2013WISE 2013: The role of technology in education
  52. 31/10/2013The WISE Educational Awards recognise innovative projects from New Zealand to Canada
  53. 31/10/20132013 WISE Prize awarded to Vicky Colbert
  54. 30/10/2013WISE: Reinventing education for life
  55. 25/10/2013Inspirational programmes changing the educational landscape in three countries
  56. 18/10/2013PEAS, ALISON and MEDERSAT among the WISE guys in international education awards
  57. 11/10/2013The mutual benefits of volunteer work
  58. 04/10/2013Educating the world from top to bottom
  59. 27/09/2013Homework – Marks out of 10 for learning?
  60. 20/09/2013German education: from bureaucracy to philosophy
  61. 13/09/2013Memories, dreams and reflections of schooldays
  62. 06/09/2013Back to School Blues
  63. 30/08/2013Becoming a leader is something you learn
  64. 27/08/2013In sickness and in class
  65. 23/08/2013What makes some schools amazing?
  66. 16/08/2013Summer camps: a different kind of holiday
  67. 09/08/2013Still too many children not getting an education
  68. 05/08/2013TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change
  69. 02/08/2013Education faces a possible future without teachers
  70. 26/07/2013Exposing Slavery
  71. 19/07/2013Morocco aims for a 21st century education system
  72. 12/07/2013Real life education
  73. 05/07/2013What’s the use of a PhD anyway?
  74. 28/06/2013Are exams the best way to test our teens?
  75. 21/06/2013Subject to choice
  76. 14/06/2013My nursery is different
  77. 07/06/2013How IT is boosting education
  78. 31/05/2013Do school uniforms make a difference?
  79. 24/05/2013Turkey: bridging cultures
  80. 17/05/2013The lessons of tweeting; learning from social media
  81. 10/05/2013The power of civic education
  82. 03/05/2013The serious side of games
  83. 26/04/2013A mentor: a life-changing experience
  84. 19/04/2013Changing lives through education
  85. 12/04/2013Drop-outs: dealing with failure
  86. 05/04/2013The MOOC Movement – learning for all?
  87. 29/03/2013Syria: Rebuilding education
  88. 22/03/2013Rooted to the classics
  89. 15/03/2013Educating the green guardians of the future
  90. 08/03/2013100 years after launch of International Women’s day the struggle continues
  91. 01/03/2013Violence in schools: The dread of cyber-bullying
  92. 20/02/2013Oiling the wheels of education in the Gulf
  93. 15/02/2013A sporting chance in the classroom
  94. 08/02/2013Doha’s WISE awards recognise top educational projects
  95. 01/02/2013Displaced Children
  96. 25/01/2013Haiti: Rebuilding education
  97. 18/01/2013Building bridges between school and work
  98. 11/01/2013Sharing the pain, learning the lesson
  99. 04/01/2013The boys and girls who’d rather go to school
  100. 28/12/2012Learning the abilities to overcome disabilities
  101. 21/12/2012Wise words in India teach thousands in the slums
  102. 14/12/2012Leaving no orphans behind
  103. 07/12/2012Education and Media
  104. 30/11/2012In business
  105. 23/11/2012Class music on three continents
  106. 16/11/2012‘Flipped’ classrooms improve learning
  107. 15/11/2012Doha education summit ‘collaborates for change’
  108. 15/11/2012WISE summit announces six new winners
  109. 14/11/2012Optimism is the winner
  110. 14/11/2012Education is the key
  111. 09/11/2012“WISE” winners & altruistic innovators
  112. 02/11/2012The Great Escape: children break free from crises
  113. 26/10/2012US education in focus
  114. 17/10/2012The bilingualism challenge
  115. 12/10/2012Education on the frontline of the European crisis
  116. 05/10/2012Calls for an educational revolution in Egypt
  117. 14/09/2012Cognition recognition in the learning process
  118. 07/09/2012Rediscovering a love of reading
  119. 28/08/2012Summer Learning
  120. 21/08/2012Changing places
  121. 14/08/2012Building the schools of tomorrow
  122. 03/08/2012Informal learning
  123. 27/07/2012Sporty students: combining studies and high performance sport
  124. 18/07/2012Making Waves
  125. 17/07/2012Learning World: Microcredit for Education
  126. 09/07/2012Well fed, well read
  127. 05/07/2012Horizontal education
  128. 28/06/2012At what age philosophy?
  129. 21/06/2012Green is the colour
  130. 15/06/2012Game on!
  131. 08/06/2012Football: Kick-starting education
  132. 04/06/2012Glassblowing, construction and whistling
  133. 24/05/2012Inspiring the teachers
  134. 16/05/2012Gifted children
  135. 07/05/2012Helping migrant children find their feet
  136. 04/05/2012Agriculture: sowing the seeds of the future
  137. 25/04/2012Vocational training: learning as you go
  138. 19/04/2012Consequences of conflict
  139. 12/04/2012After calamity strikes
  140. 29/03/2012WISE prizes for educational innovation
  141. 22/03/2012Funding Education
  142. 22/03/2012Discipline in school – the pain of learning
  143. 14/03/2012Unschooling: the new class of learning
  144. 08/03/2012Lighting the way for women
  145. 02/03/2012Spotlight on Russia
  146. 23/02/2012Ending exclusion
  147. 16/02/2012Education and the Arab Spring
  148. 10/02/2012Why we should never stop learning
  149. 03/02/2012Education moves
  150. 27/01/2012Teaching indigenous culture
  151. 23/01/2012Coping with autism
  152. 13/01/2012Closing divisions
  153. 05/01/2012It’s a media world
  154. 02/01/2012Learning to count the pennies
  155. 23/12/2011Defying disability
  156. 19/12/2011No gender please, we’re pupils
  157. 09/12/201120 years after the USSR
  158. 02/12/2011Learning from another generation
  159. 28/11/2011Web bonus – Talking about teachers
  160. 23/11/2011The best days of your life?
  161. 18/11/2011Chemistry in the classroom

About our partner

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) is a unique international multisectoral initiative for creative thinking, debate and purposeful action, aiming at shaping effective change in education.

WISE is an initiative of Qatar Foundation, launched in 2009 under the leadership of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser.

For more information and to join the WISE Community, visit WISE website: