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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.

A life’s work: WISE Prize winner Sakena Yacoobi on transforming education in Afghanistan

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

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: