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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.

Reinventing education: when unusual methods make the only sense

13/05 11:47 CET

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

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: