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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.

Education on the move: boosting learning in isolated communities

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

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: