Topic : Education

  • A student studies at a library at Kim Il-sung University in Pyongyang Forum Article

    Computers for students: what is the future?

    This year's Global Symposium on ICT use in education in Gyeongju, Korea focused on "Transforming… more

  • A vacant, boarded up house is seen in the once thriving Brush Park neighborhood with the downtown Detroit skyline behind it in Detroit, Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can America get a grip on inequality?

    In 2013, President Barack Obama branded income inequality as “the defining challenge of our time”… more

  • To match Insight USA-SCHOOLS/FOREIGN Forum Article

    Where do America’s international students come from?

    Through its higher education system, the US student population is slowly shedding an unfortunate… more

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    How personalised learning can help students succeed

    By conventional measures, the Summit Public Schools, founded in 2003, were a rousing success, with a… more

  • Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in blister packs are arranged on table in illustration picture in Ljubljana Forum Article

    How to tackle antibiotic resistance

    Antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health. Resistance makes it harder for physicians… more

  • To match Insight USA-SCHOOLS/FOREIGN Forum Article

    What an education debate can teach us about politics

    A paradoxical situation seems to confront today’s political scene and the choices it generates. On… more

  • A pile of firewood is seen at a firewood merchant in the Varkiza suburb, south of Athens Forum Article

    Who suffers most from deforestation?

    The debate over deforestation has traditionally weighed the tradeoffs between local economic benefits and… more

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    How personalised learning can improve education

    When students are given the opportunity to pursue subjects that are of personal interest, or to participate… more

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    The secret of wise leadership

    After 2 years I have just completed an executive education program in leadership at the World Economic… more

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    The best way to learn entrepreneurship

    This has been a very engaging debate and I want to thank Omar as well as the organizers and… more

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    Are skills really a panacea for unemployment?

    The blog I posted to debate with my Bank colleague Wolfgang Fengler the chicken-and-egg question of which… more

  • Employees of the Swiss Federal Railways perform maintenance operations in front of the new regional two-floor train connecting Geneva and Lausanne before its inauguration trip in Romont Forum Article

    Why we need to build skills

    In the world’s richest countries, those with greater inequality in skills proficiency also have… more

  • Graduate student Bates works in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL’s School of Pharmacy in London Forum Article

    What can women in science learn from female entrepreneurs?

    Scientists may not readily identify themselves as entrepreneurs, but a comparison can… more

  • A teacher gives a lecture at a cram school in a Goshichon in Seoul Forum Article

    What’s the best teaching method?

    Seventy teachers from the UK were sent to Shanghai to study classroom methods to investigate why Chinese… more

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    Why students don’t all need a laptop

    Not too long ago I did some advisory work in a country considering the purchases of lots of educational… more

  • A man shakes hands with a humanoid robot during the International Conference on Humanoid Robots in Madrid Global Agenda Councils Article

    5 questions to ask about emerging technologies

    In a few years manufacturing and resource exploitation might be highly… more

  • A job seeker walks past a corridor of a commercial building in Tokyo Forum Article

    Can digital create jobs for Europe’s youth?

    It is a crucial time for Europe, with the new European Commission under President Jean-Claude Juncker… more

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    How to teach students how to learn

    In my recent post on personalized learning, I highlighted Summit Public Schools as an example of how… more