GLOBAL COLLECTION

HundrED 2018

HundrED has selected 100 inspiring innovations that are changing the face of K12 education today. The first selection, HundrED Global Collection 2018, was announced at the first HundrED Innovation Summit in Helsinki in October 2017. Find out more by watching sessions from the Innovation Summit and exploring the innovation pages of selected innovators.
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Global Collection 2018

HundrED Global is a collection of 100 inspiring innovations in K12 education that are researched, interviewed and recognized by our research team as innovative, impactful and scalable. The first HundrED Global Collection was announced at the HundrED Innovation Summit in Helsinki in October 2017.
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10 Minute Plays
Creating 10 Minute Plays to develop understanding and knowledge of the humanities.
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Cleaning Tradition
Students who help clean and tidy classrooms at the end of the day learn about responsibility and gain an understanding of life skills.
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Reading Grandmas and Grandpas
Reading Grandmas and Grandpas visit schools to help students struggling with reading. During the reading session, the student gets positive reinforcement and the undivided attention of a trained Readi
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Equal Opportunities
A competition to search for and promote educational innovation in Russia. As many teachers in Russia are not used to working on innovative solutions, Equal Opportunities works with schools to overcome
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Traffic Agents
A solution that empowers young people and gives them the opportunity to contribute to be involved in community solutions using a student designed app.
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Hello Ruby
Hello Ruby teaches programming in fun, creative ways by providing tools for children, parents and educators. The concept originally began as a successful children’s book that has now been published in
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Mastery Transcript
An alternative model of assessment, crediting and transcript generation that calls for students to demonstrate mastery of skills, knowledge and habits of mind.
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Snail-Based Learning
A model for structuring learning activities and projects that fosters sustainable learning by integrating different 'ways of knowing' in each activity or project.
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Positive Education
Geelong Grammar School has pioneered a school-wide approach to student and staff wellbeing known as Positive Education. Based on the science of Positive Psychology, Positive Education aims to enable i
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Hazelwood School
A school designed specifically for dual sensory impaired children from 2-18 years.
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Outdoor Discovery Centre
In a world where technology is ubiquitous and there is a growing disconnect between people and the environment, the Outdoor Discovery Centre gives every child the cognitive, social and physical benefi
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Hands On Learning
A school-based programme committed to preventing exclusion and early school leaving by creating opportunities for young people to discover their talents and experience success through hands-on learnin
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NaTakallam
NaTakallam connects displaced people — including refugees from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Venezuela, and beyond — with students around the world, to provide affordable, flexible and tailored language practice
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Liger Leadership Academy
Liger learners are taught to become 'Change Agents', to take initiative through an inquiry process by seeking real-world problems and creating solutions through a combination of project-based, experie
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PenPal Schools
PenPal Schools is the world’s largest project-based learning community, with over a quarter million students in 150 countries. Students collaborate through online topics ranging from human rights and
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Voice 21
Voice 21 is a charity that exists to enable teachers and schools to provide a high quality oracy education. They deliver teacher development and school improvement programmes and as campaign for oracy
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Smiling Mind
A mindfulness app that empowers students, teachers and parents with the tools to pro-actively look after their mental health and wellbeing.
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Seppo
Seppo is an easy-to-use tool for teachers that makes lessons inspiring and motivating for students. Students solve problems in teams using mobile devices and teachers give feedback in real-time. Seppo
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Segni Mossi
A rule-bending method of creative education that brings together movement and art in workshops for learners and teachers alike.
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Learning Space Design Lab (c) by Autens
A powerful workshop tool for collaboratively designing and re-imagining learning environments based on how children learn, while transforming the shared pedagogical practice through a playful, creativ
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Blueprints
The MUSE School in California is challenging traditional assessment methods. Teachers at the school use student Blueprints as a guide and motivational tool for learning. Blueprints focus is not only a
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Shadow a Student
The Shadow a Student Challenge provides methods and a network to help school leaders take the time to build student empathy, especially for those students who may be at the margins, and translate insi
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TingTing Poetry Education
A new way to teach traditional poetry education using music, art & television to create & use songs that are entertaining and appealing to children.
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Redes de Tutoría
Over the past 20 years, Redes de Tutoría has sought to transform students and teachers by developing tutorial relationships and harnessing the power of one to one dialogue. The Redes de Tutoría approa
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Worldreader
Worldreader is a global nonprofit championing digital reading in underserved communities to create a world where everyone can be a reader. They feature an extensive selection of over 40,000 digital bo
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SHINE for Girls
SHINE for Girls empowers young women to value their own potential and capabilities within Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) by employing a unique curriculum that blends maths wi
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Democratic Kindergartens
Democratic Kindergartens enshrine children’s rights into a kindergarten constitution where children use their voice to shape rules and make decisions, guided by understanding and fairness, to provide
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Two Rivers Performance Assessments of Critical Thinking
Two Rivers School have designed, tested and implemented meaningful assessment of complex cognitive skills through rubrics.
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Green Educator Course
Green school is committed to teaching sustainability in a holistic and student centered way. The Educator Course creates a global network of educators inspired to work towards these goals.
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Personalized Learning Paths
This teaching method allows learning to be individualized according to each student's strengths, tendencies and temperaments, while they continue to work collaboratively in a social context.
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The Museum School
The Museum School reduces educational inequality by bringing schooling to underprivileged children in the form of their local museums, giving them high-quality infrastructure, teachers and materials,
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Philosophy for Children
Philosophy for Children is a global movement that aims to teach reasoning and argumentative skills to children in schools.
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5 Areas of Development
5 Areas of Development is a practical model that changes the focus of education to be more holistic. The goal is to show young people that the 5 dimensions of Cerebral, Emotional, Physical, Social and
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Education Cities
In a rapidly changing world that moves from the pyramid paradigm to the network paradigm, the primary mission of Education Cities is to develop the art of collaborations – in the classroom, in school,
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A Cafeteria Designed For Me
Student centred cafeterias serving healthy, nutritious food in settings where students want to spend time.
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The Daily Mile
In The Daily Mile, children go running outside for fifteen minutes every day to experience the physical, emotional and social benefits that exercise brings.
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Universe Awareness
An international project that uses astronomy to inspire a love of science and promote tolerance and empathy through a greater understanding of our place within the universe.
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Picture of the Day
A simple and effective way for students to practice important reading skills, such as observing, describing and making inferences, through analysing pictures rather than text.
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Global Oneness Project
The Global Oneness Project brings the world's global cultures alive in the classroom. They provide award-winning films and photo essays which explore cultural, social, and environmental issues and acc
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Night Zookeeper
A digital learning tool that inspires children to create their own characters who live in a magical digital world. The focus is to improve writing skills through gamified learning.
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Initiative for Peace
An initiative to train young people to become peace-builders, with the aim of facilitating peace conferences for youth from areas of conflict or post-conflict, ultimately inspiring them to become peac
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Lyfta
Lyfta is an award-winning platform made up of interactive storyworlds; 360° spaces and soundscapes of real homes, workplaces and environments. In each storyworld, students can explore, unlock rich med
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Student Government Lotteries
Student Government Lotteries replace student elections, giving all students an equal chance to participate in student government and develop leadership and civic skills.
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Lexplore
Through eyetracking and artificial intelligence Lexplore makes it possible to identify children with dyslexia in time, allowing for effective early intervention.
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Tikichuela Mathematics
A play based approach to teaching mathematics using Interactive Radio to overcome attainment gaps in rural Paraguay.
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Live Time Assessment and Continuous Feedback
An assessment tool that allows teachers to provide students with regular and immediate feedback rather than retrospective, manicured reports about student progress.
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Global Learning
A project-based learning method that encourages students to work collaboratively and proactively, through engaging with key global issues relating to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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Newsela
An instructional content platform that brings together engaging, accessible content with integrated assessments and insights to supercharge reading engagement and learning in every subject. Though mos
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Kahoot!
A game-based learning platform that allows educators to create fun learning games in minutes. Students take part in games at school or at home and can even create their own. Kahoot’s mission is to unl
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Arckit
A freeform model-making system that allows students to physically explore designs and bring their architectural projects to life.
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Sensation Station-Sensory Room
A safe and stimulating space for students of all abilities to explore sensory input and programming. Students learn and experience appropriate tools to organize, rebalance and self-regulate, allowing
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Design for Change
We are offering the world a magic formula! A simple four step framework to make every child graduate with the I CAN mindset – not by chance – by design! We call this magic formula - FIDS for KIDS! FEE
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Octagon 4D
Multidimensional flashcards, powered by augmented reality technology, that enliven the learning processing by allowing students to witness animals and dinosaurs come to life and interact with them. Le
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Mehackit
Mehackit provides robotics and programming courses for lower and upper secondary education. During the courses, students build technology projects and learn the basics of programming.
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Templestowe College
A whole school community founded on the philosophy of empowering students to manage their own learning and turn their ideas into reality. At Templestowe College "Yes" is the default.
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Playground Ideas
Building playgrounds to build brains. These unique, child designed playgrounds are built using local materials to provide abundant opportunities for daily play. Recent addition - Nüdel Kart; a decon
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Self Organized Learning Environments
In Self Organized Learning Environments (SOLEs), small groups of children are given a big question as a provocation and left to use the internet to work together to answer it.
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THINK Global School
THINK Global School is a travelling high school where students live and learn in four countries a year, making unforgettable connections between their education and the world around them.
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Big Picture Learning
Big Picture Learning makes personalized education more manageable by breaking students up into small groups, called an advisory. Each advisory is supported and lead by an advisor, a teacher that works
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Ideas Box
Ideas Box is a portable media toolkit that contains books, games, entertainment devices, and tablets designed to spark learning and imagination. The Box runs on a low-energy generator and can be assem
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BRAC Remote Play Labs
Play Labs are play-based learning centers for children ages 3-5 in low-resource settings. With the onset of COVID-19, BRAC is adapting the model for remote learning through radio and telecommunication
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GlobalLab
An educational platform dedicated to collaborative investigative learning where curiosity rules. GlobalLab takes the premise of project-based learning and expands the scope for data collection from th
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Slimfit
A collaborative approach to teaching that improves the dynamic of the classroom and maximizes expertise of individual staff members.
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MeeTwo
MeeTwo increases resilience by giving young people the tools to help themselves, and each other. The app is safe because all posts and replies are checked by human moderators before they go live, and
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Scientix
A community for teaching and learning science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Scientix promotes and supports a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM teachers, education researchers, po
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Creatica Lab
Creatica Lab challenge communities to rethink education through hosting immersive, hands-on creation makerspaces that leverage interactive technology and innovative designs.
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Blue School Specialists
A school with an inquiry-based approach to education that fosters creativity and inspires passion for learning. Blue School employs specialists to maximize students’ potential.
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Green Bronx Machine
Green Bronx Machine builds healthy, equitable and resilient communities through inspired education, local food systems, and 21st century workforce development. Students can change how they eat, live a
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ThingLink
A suite of digital storytelling tools designed to accelerate learning by creating dynamic multimedia images, videos and 360° virtual lessons, building a visual and immersive learning experience.
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pi-top
An award-winning ecosystem of hardware, software and electronic components that lets any teacher, club leader or mentor, deliver an engaging computer science and STEAM lessons, regardless of their com
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Fundación Escuela Nueva
Escuela Nueva, meaning 'New School' in Spanish, transforms the conventional school model by rethinking the teaching and learning processes to ensure that every child, everywhere, receives high-quality
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New Technology High School: Blog Portfolio
Blogs serve as a way to connect students with experts in the field, who offer advice, encouragement, and even internships and jobs. It is time for educators to harness the power that blogs can provide
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Smart School Alliance
An online and offline community creating equal learning rights for the next generation in small and remote schools around the world. Smart School Alliance, founded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs
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Horizon 2020 - Reimagine Education
Horizon 2020 is the process of transforming education, based on a model that focuses around the learner and involves all the educational community.
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High Tech High Graduate School
The Graduate School of Education helps educators to grow their practice for effective teaching, learning and leadership in an immersive residency professional development programme.
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Icehearts
Icehearts is a program for preventative child support services through team sports. It provides child-oriented, comprehensive and long term support for studying, especially for children who are in nee
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A Solution-Focused Mindset in A City
In the innovation, all elementary schools in the city are trained to use the solution-focused approach. The training makes it possible to use the approach in all communication and work between student
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Musical Futures
A non-profit organisation that seeks to transform young people's engagement in music through imitating the real-world practices of professional musicians.
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Mantle Of The Expert
Making stories to create imaginary contexts for learning.
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Project DEFY: Design Education for Yourself
At Project DEFY: Design Education for Yourself, the mission is to change the way people think and ignite individual passions so students can believe in their abilities to educate themselves, others an
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Vega
A school thoughtfully designed to facilitate project-based learning, with a school culture centred on flat leadership, collaboration and international sharing.
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onecourse
onecourse is onebillion's response to the global education challenge: a comprehensive, personalised learning software, which enables children anywhere in the world to become literate and numerate in t
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(Don't) Guess My Race
(Don’t) Guess My Race makes learning about race and identity fun, educational and meaningful to everyday life while also increasing inclusion at school and sparking courageous conversations.
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Pobble
Pobble makes writing ridiculously exciting. Its global community motivates children to write, by turning every pupil into a published author.
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Talking Stickers
Bringing words to life – improve language skills for children to be ready for primary school.
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Trix and Trax
Trix and Trax help students discover and develop talents in arts, music, dance, sports...Who they are? and what is their passion? through "peer learning and Role Playing" the student is always the STA
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Afghanistan National Institute of Music
Afghanistan’s first institute of music train children in traditional Afghan and classical Western music, while providing a high-quality academic education, regardless of gender, social circumstances a
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Mutt-i-grees
A social and emotional learning curriculum that teaches children essential skills for academic and life success by exploring the unique characteristics of shelter dogs.
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Flexible Seating
A student centred classroom design, inspired by Starbucks, seeking to give students ownership of their learning and revitalize classroom environments. Flexible seating has been show to increase collab
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Empower Playgrounds
A unique off-the-grid power solution for schools: children play on a merry-go-round that charges lanterns, which the students can take home and use to study in small groups.
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Free Range Kids
Free Range Kids is a simple to adopt class-based program to encourage children to walk to school with an emphasis on adventure.
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Roots of Empathy
Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom program for primary school children that decreases aggression, including bullying, and increases prosocial behaviours such as caring, sharing and inclus
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Times Tables Rockstars
Times Tables Rock Stars creates confident and competent maths learners by securing the foundation of quick multiplication and division recall.
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Forest Schools
Forest School is a long term, child centred process that offers all learners opportunities for holistic development through regular, hands on learning experiences in a woodland style natural environme
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Student Agents
Student Agents equips young people to share their ICT skills with their whole school community, supporting and training teachers and students alike. This comprehensive models involves mapping out the
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Fuji Kindergarten
To remove boundaries between the indoors and outdoors Fuji kindergarten has turned its school roof into a circular, endless playground and put nature at the forefront of its teaching with trees growin
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Microcampus
A fully immersive travel programme to connect young people growing up as expatriates in Shanghai with the local, rural community
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Future Class Network
Education should be closely linked with changing society. FCN spreads the idea of what future education should look like, and designs 21st century education through a network of collaborative teachers
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4.10.2017
HundrED 2018 Global List of Inspiring Innovations
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3.10.2017
HundrED’s Innovation Summit Celebrates 100 Ways To Transform Global Education
Unveiling of the debut list of the “100 Global Inspiring Innovations” and showcase taking place on October 4th - October 6th in Helsinki.
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25.5.2017
What We Talk About, When We Talk About Education
Discussions about the future of education always come back to the key question, what are we educating for? You may think you know the answer, but so does everybody else...
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26.1.2017
Nokia and Supercell Announced as HundrED’s Global Main Partners
As HundrED’s main global partners, Nokia and Supercell will support exploring powerful educational practices from all over the world, and help them spread to schools and teachers everywhere.
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25.1.2017
We're On The Hunt For Global Innovations In Education, Here's The First Nine!
In the keynote session at Bett Arena, Saku Tuominen and Kate Robinson addressed the major need for educational innovations. Often new initiatives that help schools change and improve are kept very loc