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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.

Handwriting and the digital age, time for change in schools?

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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. 05/09/2014Differing schools of thought: controversy over education curricula
  2. 18/07/2014Enjoying summer with mermaids, movies and menus
  3. 11/07/2014Education in the Netherlands: ‘I don’t want my daughter taught in a museum’
  4. 04/07/2014The art of happiness through positive education
  5. 27/06/2014The importance of vocational skills
  6. 20/06/2014Changing education for a changing world
  7. 13/06/2014Focus on Brazil: teaching more than tackling
  8. 06/06/2014Students of the weird and wonderful
  9. 30/05/2014What’s the score? the pros and cons of the marking system
  10. 23/05/2014Living history to learn and retain it
  11. 16/05/2014Mother nurture: the impact of maternal influence on children’s education
  12. 09/05/2014Good vibrations: sound and silence in education
  13. 02/05/2014Get connected: how tweets, chats and Vine videos boost learning
  14. 25/04/2014Happy days: the benefits of making lessons fun
  15. 18/04/2014Get them early, the key to educational success
  16. 11/04/2014Education credit crunch: innovative ideas for financing your studies
  17. 04/04/2014How health and hygiene go hand in hand with education
  18. 28/03/2014Georgia’s school report: on the right path, more effort needed
  19. 21/03/2014Ripple effect: the big ideas making waves in worldwide education
  20. 14/03/2014Education in prisons: learning the hard way
  21. 07/03/2014Breaking down the barriers to equal education rights
  22. 28/02/2014Bridging the technological divide
  23. 21/02/2014Better education through better teaching
  24. 14/02/2014Transforming Brazil’s slum kids, second chances in Corfu and Jordan
  25. 07/02/2014Education on the move with MOOCs
  26. 31/01/2014Creative thinking: taking an artistic approach to science
  27. 24/01/2014Making money central to the learning experience
  28. 17/01/2014In a league of their own: the best performers in global education
  29. 10/01/2014Turning the corner in Tunisia: a Learning World special focus
  30. 03/01/2014What’s another year?
  31. 27/12/2013Air, Fire and Water
  32. 20/12/2013Creative thinking: new ideas in education
  33. 13/12/2013Rural education
  34. 06/12/2013Education on the move
  35. 29/11/2013‘Home’ education: how beneficial is it?
  36. 22/11/2013The long road to school in Mexico, Uganda and Kenya
  37. 15/11/2013WISE Prize 2013: Vicky Colbert’s silent revolution
  38. 08/11/2013An Olympic education
  39. 01/11/2013Lebanon: the future is now
  40. 01/11/2013WISE 2013: The role of technology in education
  41. 31/10/2013The WISE Educational Awards recognise innovative projects from New Zealand to Canada
  42. 31/10/20132013 WISE Prize awarded to Vicky Colbert
  43. 30/10/2013WISE: Reinventing education for life
  44. 25/10/2013Inspirational programmes changing the educational landscape in three countries
  45. 18/10/2013PEAS, ALISON and MEDERSAT among the WISE guys in international education awards
  46. 11/10/2013The mutual benefits of volunteer work
  47. 04/10/2013Educating the world from top to bottom
  48. 27/09/2013Homework – Marks out of 10 for learning?
  49. 20/09/2013German education: from bureaucracy to philosophy
  50. 13/09/2013Memories, dreams and reflections of schooldays
  51. 06/09/2013Back to School Blues
  52. 30/08/2013Becoming a leader is something you learn
  53. 27/08/2013In sickness and in class
  54. 23/08/2013What makes some schools amazing?
  55. 16/08/2013Summer camps: a different kind of holiday
  56. 09/08/2013Still too many children not getting an education
  57. 05/08/2013TED winner Mitra warns teachers to be ready for change
  58. 02/08/2013Education faces a possible future without teachers
  59. 26/07/2013Exposing Slavery
  60. 19/07/2013Morocco aims for a 21st century education system
  61. 12/07/2013Real life education
  62. 05/07/2013What’s the use of a PhD anyway?
  63. 28/06/2013Are exams the best way to test our teens?
  64. 21/06/2013Subject to choice
  65. 14/06/2013My nursery is different
  66. 07/06/2013How IT is boosting education
  67. 31/05/2013Do school uniforms make a difference?
  68. 24/05/2013Turkey: bridging cultures
  69. 17/05/2013The lessons of tweeting; learning from social media
  70. 10/05/2013The power of civic education
  71. 03/05/2013The serious side of games
  72. 26/04/2013A mentor: a life-changing experience
  73. 19/04/2013Changing lives through education
  74. 12/04/2013Drop-outs: dealing with failure
  75. 05/04/2013The MOOC Movement – learning for all?
  76. 29/03/2013Syria: Rebuilding education
  77. 22/03/2013Rooted to the classics
  78. 15/03/2013Educating the green guardians of the future
  79. 08/03/2013100 years after launch of International Women’s day the struggle continues
  80. 01/03/2013Violence in schools: The dread of cyber-bullying
  81. 20/02/2013Oiling the wheels of education in the Gulf
  82. 15/02/2013A sporting chance in the classroom
  83. 08/02/2013Doha’s WISE awards recognise top educational projects
  84. 01/02/2013Displaced Children
  85. 25/01/2013Haiti: Rebuilding education
  86. 18/01/2013Building bridges between school and work
  87. 11/01/2013Sharing the pain, learning the lesson
  88. 04/01/2013The boys and girls who’d rather go to school
  89. 28/12/2012Learning the abilities to overcome disabilities
  90. 21/12/2012Wise words in India teach thousands in the slums
  91. 14/12/2012Leaving no orphans behind
  92. 07/12/2012Education and Media
  93. 30/11/2012In business
  94. 23/11/2012Class music on three continents
  95. 16/11/2012‘Flipped’ classrooms improve learning
  96. 15/11/2012Doha education summit ‘collaborates for change’
  97. 15/11/2012WISE summit announces six new winners
  98. 14/11/2012Optimism is the winner
  99. 14/11/2012Education is the key
  100. 09/11/2012“WISE” winners & altruistic innovators
  101. 02/11/2012The Great Escape: children break free from crises
  102. 26/10/2012US education in focus
  103. 17/10/2012The bilingualism challenge
  104. 12/10/2012Education on the frontline of the European crisis
  105. 05/10/2012Calls for an educational revolution in Egypt
  106. 14/09/2012Cognition recognition in the learning process
  107. 07/09/2012Rediscovering a love of reading
  108. 28/08/2012Summer Learning
  109. 21/08/2012Changing places
  110. 14/08/2012Building the schools of tomorrow
  111. 03/08/2012Informal learning
  112. 27/07/2012Sporty students: combining studies and high performance sport
  113. 18/07/2012Making Waves
  114. 17/07/2012Learning World: Microcredit for Education
  115. 09/07/2012Well fed, well read
  116. 05/07/2012Horizontal education
  117. 28/06/2012At what age philosophy?
  118. 21/06/2012Green is the colour
  119. 15/06/2012Game on!
  120. 08/06/2012Football: Kick-starting education
  121. 04/06/2012Glassblowing, construction and whistling
  122. 24/05/2012Inspiring the teachers
  123. 16/05/2012Gifted children
  124. 07/05/2012Helping migrant children find their feet
  125. 04/05/2012Agriculture: sowing the seeds of the future
  126. 25/04/2012Vocational training: learning as you go
  127. 19/04/2012Consequences of conflict
  128. 12/04/2012After calamity strikes
  129. 29/03/2012WISE prizes for educational innovation
  130. 22/03/2012Funding Education
  131. 22/03/2012Discipline in school – the pain of learning
  132. 14/03/2012Unschooling: the new class of learning
  133. 08/03/2012Lighting the way for women
  134. 02/03/2012Spotlight on Russia
  135. 23/02/2012Ending exclusion
  136. 16/02/2012Education and the Arab Spring
  137. 10/02/2012Why we should never stop learning
  138. 03/02/2012Education moves
  139. 27/01/2012Teaching indigenous culture
  140. 23/01/2012Coping with autism
  141. 13/01/2012Closing divisions
  142. 05/01/2012It’s a media world
  143. 02/01/2012Learning to count the pennies
  144. 23/12/2011Defying disability
  145. 19/12/2011No gender please, we’re pupils
  146. 09/12/201120 years after the USSR
  147. 02/12/2011Learning from another generation
  148. 28/11/2011Web bonus – Talking about teachers
  149. 23/11/2011The best days of your life?
  150. 18/11/2011Chemistry in the classroom
  151. 18/11/2011Marie Curie’s granddaughter, Hélène Langevin-Joliot
  152. 11/11/2011Closing the education gender gap
  153. 04/11/2011WISE education summit
  154. 03/11/2011Learning from the word “go”
  155. 28/10/2011Talk, walk and learn with the animals
  156. 21/10/2011Class size matters
  157. 14/10/2011How clean is clean?
  158. 29/09/2011Teaching peace
  159. 29/09/2011Making sense of maths
  160. 02/09/2011Atypical schools for different children
  161. 02/09/2011Building bridges through education
  162. 12/08/2011Dancing into the future

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: