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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.

Bright ideas: Exploring the importance of light on learning

05/02 17:40 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. 17/04/2015Open spaces, open minds: the benefits of learning outside the confines of school
  2. 10/04/2015Dare to care: how teachers impact on the wellbeing of students
  3. 03/04/2015Mind, body and soul: holistic approaches to learning
  4. 27/03/2015Frontier challenges: crossing borders to get an education
  5. 20/03/2015Cash-strapped Greece struggles to meet education challenge
  6. 13/03/2015More than a feeling: the benefits of multisensory learning
  7. 06/03/2015Speed learning: can we train our brain to learn more, faster?
  8. 27/02/2015Handwriting and the digital age, time for change in schools?
  9. 20/02/2015Incubators and Accelerators: How to make your start-up a success
  10. 13/02/2015Meeting of minds: what we can learn from intercultural exchanges
  11. 06/02/2015Breaking the silence for students with hearing difficulties
  12. 30/01/2015Love reading: turning the page on traditional approaches to literature
  13. 23/01/2015Open for business: fostering entrepreneurship for a better world
  14. 16/01/2015Don’t worry, be happy: learning to conquer fears and anxieties
  15. 09/01/2015Learning as easy as A, B, free
  16. 02/01/2015Learning life skills
  17. 21/12/2014What we can learn from myths and legends
  18. 19/12/2014The next chapter: poignant Learning World archive
  19. 12/12/2014In Hippocrates footsteps
  20. 05/12/2014Tuning in to dropping out
  21. 28/11/2014Innovate to educate: new practices and technologies in the classroom
  22. 21/11/2014The children getting an education in a war zone
  23. 14/11/2014All in the mind? The role of neuroscience in education
  24. 07/11/2014WISE choice: Ann Cotton transforms African girls’ lives through education
  25. 07/11/2014WISE awards for innovative educational thinking
  26. 05/11/2014Creativity matters in the classroom, but can it be taught?
  27. 05/11/2014WISE prize winner Ann Cotton says money will go to Africa projects
  28. 04/11/2014WISE honour for Ann Cotton, Africa women’s education campaigner
  29. 30/10/2014[As it happened] Imagine, Create, Learn: reinventing education at WISE summit 2014
  30. 30/10/2014From Cairo streets to Indian villages, meet the life-changing WISE winners
  31. 24/10/2014WISE Awards: rewarding the inspirers
  32. 17/10/2014Living and learning at boarding school
  33. 10/10/2014Playing politics: young movers and shakers
  34. 03/10/2014Learning through “serious games”
  35. 26/09/2014Exploring South Africa’s troubled education system
  36. 19/09/2014The lessons we can learn from making mistakes
  37. 12/09/2014First Aid for minority languages
  38. 05/09/2014Differing schools of thought: controversy over education curricula
  39. 18/07/2014Enjoying summer with mermaids, movies and menus
  40. 11/07/2014Education in the Netherlands: ‘I don’t want my daughter taught in a museum’
  41. 04/07/2014The art of happiness through positive education
  42. 27/06/2014The importance of vocational skills
  43. 20/06/2014Changing education for a changing world
  44. 13/06/2014Focus on Brazil: teaching more than tackling
  45. 06/06/2014Students of the weird and wonderful
  46. 30/05/2014What’s the score? the pros and cons of the marking system
  47. 23/05/2014Living history to learn and retain it
  48. 16/05/2014Mother nurture: the impact of maternal influence on children’s education
  49. 09/05/2014Good vibrations: sound and silence in education
  50. 02/05/2014Get connected: how tweets, chats and Vine videos boost learning
  51. 25/04/2014Happy days: the benefits of making lessons fun
  52. 18/04/2014Get them early, the key to educational success
  53. 11/04/2014Education credit crunch: innovative ideas for financing your studies
  54. 04/04/2014How health and hygiene go hand in hand with education
  55. 28/03/2014Georgia’s school report: on the right path, more effort needed
  56. 21/03/2014Ripple effect: the big ideas making waves in worldwide education
  57. 14/03/2014Education in prisons: learning the hard way
  58. 07/03/2014Breaking down the barriers to equal education rights
  59. 28/02/2014Bridging the technological divide
  60. 21/02/2014Better education through better teaching
  61. 14/02/2014Transforming Brazil’s slum kids, second chances in Corfu and Jordan
  62. 07/02/2014Education on the move with MOOCs
  63. 31/01/2014Creative thinking: taking an artistic approach to science
  64. 24/01/2014Making money central to the learning experience
  65. 17/01/2014In a league of their own: the best performers in global education
  66. 10/01/2014Turning the corner in Tunisia: a Learning World special focus
  67. 03/01/2014What’s another year?
  68. 27/12/2013Air, Fire and Water
  69. 20/12/2013Creative thinking: new ideas in education
  70. 13/12/2013Rural education
  71. 06/12/2013Education on the move
  72. 29/11/2013‘Home’ education: how beneficial is it?
  73. 22/11/2013The long road to school in Mexico, Uganda and Kenya
  74. 15/11/2013WISE Prize 2013: Vicky Colbert’s silent revolution
  75. 08/11/2013An Olympic education
  76. 01/11/2013Lebanon: the future is now
  77. 01/11/2013WISE 2013: The role of technology in education
  78. 31/10/2013The WISE Educational Awards recognise innovative projects from New Zealand to Canada
  79. 31/10/20132013 WISE Prize awarded to Vicky Colbert
  80. 30/10/2013WISE: Reinventing education for life
  81. 25/10/2013Inspirational programmes changing the educational landscape in three countries
  82. 18/10/2013PEAS, ALISON and MEDERSAT among the WISE guys in international education awards
  83. 11/10/2013The mutual benefits of volunteer work
  84. 04/10/2013Educating the world from top to bottom
  85. 27/09/2013Homework – Marks out of 10 for learning?
  86. 20/09/2013German education: from bureaucracy to philosophy
  87. 13/09/2013Memories, dreams and reflections of schooldays
  88. 06/09/2013Back to School Blues
  89. 30/08/2013Becoming a leader is something you learn
  90. 27/08/2013In sickness and in class
  91. 23/08/2013What makes some schools amazing?
  92. 16/08/2013Summer camps: a different kind of holiday
  93. 09/08/2013Still too many children not getting an education
  94. 05/08/2013TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change
  95. 02/08/2013Education faces a possible future without teachers
  96. 26/07/2013Exposing Slavery
  97. 19/07/2013Morocco aims for a 21st century education system
  98. 12/07/2013Real life education
  99. 05/07/2013What’s the use of a PhD anyway?
  100. 28/06/2013Are exams the best way to test our teens?
  101. 21/06/2013Subject to choice
  102. 14/06/2013My nursery is different
  103. 07/06/2013How IT is boosting education
  104. 31/05/2013Do school uniforms make a difference?
  105. 24/05/2013Turkey: bridging cultures
  106. 17/05/2013The lessons of tweeting; learning from social media
  107. 10/05/2013The power of civic education
  108. 03/05/2013The serious side of games
  109. 26/04/2013A mentor: a life-changing experience
  110. 19/04/2013Changing lives through education
  111. 12/04/2013Drop-outs: dealing with failure
  112. 05/04/2013The MOOC Movement – learning for all?
  113. 29/03/2013Syria: Rebuilding education
  114. 22/03/2013Rooted to the classics
  115. 15/03/2013Educating the green guardians of the future
  116. 08/03/2013100 years after launch of International Women’s day the struggle continues
  117. 01/03/2013Violence in schools: The dread of cyber-bullying
  118. 20/02/2013Oiling the wheels of education in the Gulf
  119. 15/02/2013A sporting chance in the classroom
  120. 08/02/2013Doha’s WISE awards recognise top educational projects
  121. 01/02/2013Displaced Children
  122. 25/01/2013Haiti: Rebuilding education
  123. 18/01/2013Building bridges between school and work
  124. 11/01/2013Sharing the pain, learning the lesson
  125. 04/01/2013The boys and girls who’d rather go to school
  126. 28/12/2012Learning the abilities to overcome disabilities
  127. 21/12/2012Wise words in India teach thousands in the slums
  128. 14/12/2012Leaving no orphans behind
  129. 07/12/2012Education and Media
  130. 30/11/2012In business
  131. 23/11/2012Class music on three continents
  132. 16/11/2012‘Flipped’ classrooms improve learning
  133. 15/11/2012Doha education summit ‘collaborates for change’
  134. 15/11/2012WISE summit announces six new winners
  135. 14/11/2012Optimism is the winner
  136. 14/11/2012Education is the key
  137. 09/11/2012“WISE” winners & altruistic innovators
  138. 02/11/2012The Great Escape: children break free from crises
  139. 26/10/2012US education in focus
  140. 17/10/2012The bilingualism challenge
  141. 12/10/2012Education on the frontline of the European crisis
  142. 05/10/2012Calls for an educational revolution in Egypt
  143. 14/09/2012Cognition recognition in the learning process
  144. 07/09/2012Rediscovering a love of reading
  145. 28/08/2012Summer Learning
  146. 21/08/2012Changing places
  147. 14/08/2012Building the schools of tomorrow
  148. 03/08/2012Informal learning
  149. 27/07/2012Sporty students: combining studies and high performance sport
  150. 18/07/2012Making Waves
  151. 17/07/2012Learning World: Microcredit for Education
  152. 09/07/2012Well fed, well read
  153. 05/07/2012Horizontal education
  154. 28/06/2012At what age philosophy?
  155. 21/06/2012Green is the colour
  156. 15/06/2012Game on!
  157. 08/06/2012Football: Kick-starting education
  158. 04/06/2012Glassblowing, construction and whistling
  159. 24/05/2012Inspiring the teachers
  160. 16/05/2012Gifted children

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: www.wise-qatar.org