Topic : Education

  • An Indian girl cracks stones into little pieces during her work at the banks of Mahananda river in … Forum Article

    How children are standing up for their rights

    The British social reformer, Eglantyne Jebb, once noted that the only international language that the world… more

  • Jayla studies on a computer at the shelter where she lives in Los Angeles Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Use technology

    Despite encouraging signs of progress, the statistics are clear: there is a gender gap and women are behind… more

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    Does free childcare help women back to work?

    Over the last 20 years, early childhood education and childcare for the under-fives has become a major… more

  • A woman uses her mobile phone to download books in a free mobile library in central Kiev Forum Article

    Six ways the internet of things will affect our jobs

    As the internet of things starts to underpin more and more industries, businesses expect it to bring… more

  • A little girl is asleep in a classroom in Haiti. REUTERS/Kena Betancur Forum Article

    3 things you can learn in your sleep

    If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you… more

  • Children sit during a morning assembly at a school Forum Article

    Do good things come to those who wait?

    It’s an iconic test of willpower: sit a child down in front of a marshmallow, tell the child that he/she… more

  • Palestinian schoolchildren attend a class at a U.N.-run school in Dir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip, on the first day of the school year Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Education

    Kathmandu, Nepal’s cultural and financial capital, is by most measures the most progressive city in the… more

  • India school girl Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Start at school

    Over my years of involvement with school health programmes in India, I have found that  incorporating… more

  • Reynolds High School students observe a moment of silence during graduation ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland Forum Article

    Four ways businesses can reduce school dropout

    It’s October and already America’s public high school administrators have a good idea which students… more

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    How to stop foreign TV eroding local culture

    The idea that television can transform culture has been prominent in the political… more

  • Baby Leonard plays with his brother and parents in living-room in Ismaning Forum Article

    The economic incentives for pushy parenting

    Since time immemorial, parents have struggled with the question of how best to… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to members of the women’s section of the Swiss FDP on International Women’s Day in Bern Forum Article

    Why equality makes cold, hard economic sense

    In 1950, the world's population was 2.5 billion people. Today, it is over 7 billion. By 2050, it will be… more

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    Why emigration matters as much as immigration

    The basis of the debate about migration into European countries… more

  • A stockbroker looks at stock index numbers at a brokerage firm in Mumbai Forum Article

    Why grit matters in the workplace

    It’s not smarts or talent or luck that separates the risers from the fallers – it’s grit. My… more

  • A bulb hangs inside a restaurant in Madrid Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why small data matters too

    My father is an engineer, and while I struggle to change a light bulb, he did impress on me from an early… more

  • Euro banknotes coins and a calculator are placed on a currency graph and ticker in picture illustration taken in Zenica Forum Article

    Why we should worry about financial literacy

    A recent article in The New Yorker magazine drew an analogy between the religious elite in ancient Egypt -… more

  • A pro-democracy demonstrator reacts during a fireworks display in downtown Hong Kong Young Global Leaders Article

    Is your business ready to go ‘bossless’?

    One of the main reasons I wanted to be an entrepreneur was for the feeling of freedom and autonomy it gave… more

  • Women wait to have their babies examined at a Medecins Sans Frontires hospital near the airport of the capital Bangui Forum Article

    Have development goals failed women?

    As the 2015 deadline for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, world… more