Topic : Youth

  • Children look at computer screens at a visitor’s gallery in the Marina Barrage in Singapore Global Shapers Article

    How can we protect young people from cyber bullying?

    Every 40 seconds, somewhere in the world, someone commits suicide. The… more

  • Syrian refugee children attend a class at their camp in Amman Forum Article

    The extra benefit of childhood interventions

    Interventions during early childhood have begun to gain importance in the social policy agenda in… 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

  • 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

  • A child drops coins into golden Buddha statues as a symbol of blessings on Vesak Day at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple in Petaling Jaya Forum Article

    How brains store forgotten birth languages

    How robust are languages learned in childhood but disused later in life? A new study by researchers at… more

  • A dragonfly lands on a stalk of wheat ready for harvest during sunset on the Canadian prairies near Vulcan Young Global Leaders Article

    How to tackle malnutrition and obesity at the same time

    Is it possible to solve two contrasting global issues – malnutrition in developing countries and obesity… more

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    Should unemployment benefits be higher for the young?

    It is well known that workers suffer when they lose their job and experience an… more

  • Pope Francis speaks during his “Urbi et Orbi” address from a balcony in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Global Shapers Article

    God, the internet and disrupting business

    This week, 40 young leaders from the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers community will… more

  • Syrian refugee children attend a class at their camp in Amman Forum Article

    3 ways to improve your child’s reading

    It’s little wonder that we often feel as though our kids aren’t as successful with reading as we’d… more

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

    Education lessons from South Korea

    As countries strive to grow, build well-being and fight inequality, it is clear that education must adapt… more

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    What is personalised learning?

    America is called a melting pot for many reasons. Each individual carries unique… more

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    The effects of overeducation

    Americans had accumulated more than 1 trillion dollars in student loan debt as of 31 December, 2013… more

  • Thirst4Water Mina Guli Young Global Leaders Article

    How China is tackling its water crisis

    Imagine identifying an issue so big you think you’ll never make a dent in it. Then think about how you’d… more

  • Students take notes from their iPads at the Steve Jobs school in Sneek Global Agenda Councils Article

    Five key debates for the future of education

    How do we best educate the students of tomorrow? What we teach our children – and how we teach them –… more

  • A woman hands out anti-war decals during an anti-nuclear weapons protest rally and march in New York Forum Article

    The effect of being born in a crisis

    This month, Germany and the rest of Europe celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall… more

  • The sidewalks are filled with the rainbow flag as revelers celebrate Gay Pride by marching at the annual parade in New York Global Agenda Councils Article

    Q&A: How to tackle the backlash against gay rights?

    Almost 2.8 billion people are living in countries where identifying as gay could lead to imprisonment… more

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    What lies ahead for the Middle East and North Africa?

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is the region of superlatives: though its workforce has grown at the… more

  • Children eat their lunch in a free meal centre at the cyclone-hit Gopalpur village Forum Article

    Why India should invest in public health

    Investing in health is a good thing, but is it also a smart thing? Given our focus on improving… more