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Innovations

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 commu...
Community, Leadership, Teacher Development
1 988 views
CommunityShare
CommunityShare transforms cities into human libraries through an online platform and offline relationships that connect local community expertise and knowledge to real...
Breadth of Skills, Career Skills, Community, Education, Life Skills, Partnerships
2 093 views
Youth Made Initiative
'Youth Made Initiative' is a collaboration of education and industry to help to try and contextualize Design & Technology for students. Local companies agree to help s...
Breadth of Skills, Career Skills, Community, Life Skills, STEAM
972 views
Project DEFY: Design Education for Yourself
A system of learning that believes anyone can teach themselves anything by using the internet and the community around them to find solutions.
Collaborative Learning, Community, Developing economy, Learning By Doing, Learning Environment, Passion based learning, Self Directed Learning
3 424 views
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 collaboratio...
Collaborative Learning, Community, Leadership, Learning Environment, Professional Development, Real World Learning
3 891 views
Playground Ideas
Building playgrounds to build brains. These unique, child designed playgrounds are built using local materials to provide abundant opportunities for daily play.
Community, Design, Developing economy, Exercise, Learning Environment, Open Educational Resource, Outdoor, Play, Self Directed Learning, Social Emotional Learning
3 660 views
INTO SCHOOL
INTO SCHOOL brings technology supported music making and arts into K-12 education inspiring children on a creative journey from an original idea to a finished work. Th...
Community, composing, Cooperative learning, Creativity, International K-12 Education, language and literature, multidisciplinary learning unit, Music, music pedagogy, music technology, Participation, Phenomenon-based learning, STEAM, technology
5 370 views
Youth Work at Schools
This plan of action will bring school and youth services closer together. The aim is to foster a sense of community, enable participation, and facilitate early interve...
Action-Based Learning, Community, cooperation across fields, Intervention, Participation, school cooperation, School satisfaction, student body, Youth work at schools
2 181 views
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 infrast...
Community, Developing economy, Dropout Prevention, Equity, Interdisciplinary, Partnership, Whole School Model
2 854 views
Redes de Tutoría
An educational movement to build networks of learning based on personalized dialogue, reflection, and community presentations.
Collaborative Learning, Community, Dropout Prevention, Equity, Family Engagement, Intergenerational, Mixed-Age, Oracy, Personalized Learning
3 542 views
Design Path for Schools
Design path is a basic method for solving problems creatively, teaching students to use design methods, and developing schools together with students. This method is s...
Community, Design, Design Thinking, Problem Based Learning, student-oriented pedagogy
543 views
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, ultimat...
Community, Diversity, Empathy, Equity, Event, Global Citizenship, Refugees, Student Voice, Travel
5 906 views
Design for Change
Design for Change empowers students to be socially aware and proactive change agents in their community. Through undertaking self-directed community projects, children...
Character Education, Community, Design Thinking, Empathy, Global Citizenship, Inquiry Based Learning, Open Educational Resource, Project Based Learning, Real World Learning
4 451 views
Green Bronx Machine
Green Bronx Machine builds healthy, equitable and resilient communities through inspired education, local food systems, and 21st century workforce development. Student...
Community, Culinary Arts, Curriculum, Empathy, Environment, Food Education, Health, Interdisciplinary, Learning By Doing, Lesson plans, Mental Health, Outdoor, Retention, Science, STEM
4 088 views
Microcampus
A fully immersive travel programme to connect young people growing up as expatriates in Shanghai with the local, rural community
Community, Empathy, Inquiry Based Learning, Intergenerational, Nature, Place Based Learning, Project Based Learning
1 426 views
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.
Community, Evidence Based, Family Engagement, Open Educational Resource, Professional Development, Project Based Learning, Whole School Model
2 310 views
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, ...
Active Learning, Community, Democratic Thinking, Family Engagement, Personalized Learning, Teacher Development
3 832 views
On Fire!
On Fire! leadership training teaches the skills needed to develop effective school practices. Using a variety of methods, participants address important challenges in...
Community, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Development, Digitalization, Evaluation, leadership, Problem Based Learning, school practices, Social skills, training, Values
337 views
Strong Together – Evolving School
In this innovation the students improve their school together with the rest of the school community. The focus is on learning and school satisfaction using a game. Eve...
Argumentation skills, Community, Democracy, Emotional skills, Engaging, Gamification, Grouping, Improving satisfaction, Influencing, Interaction skills, Listening, Participation, School satisfaction, Supporting and developing learning
520 views
Opera TOTS!
The Opera Tots! program invites pre-K to 1st grade children to actively participate in learning new vocabulary, melodies, dances, rhythms, characters, and story elemen...
Academic Advancement, Classroom, Community, Drama, Learning-through-play, Music, Performance, Singing, Storytelling
127 views
Building Blocks of Engagement
This template helps lessons strategically blend student experience and opinion with academic study and authentic experiences. To culminate, students synthesize their l...
Arts, assessment for learning, Community, Empathy, English, humanities, language and literature, Literature, Performance, Reflective practice, service learning, Unit Questions
229 views
Prikkle Academy's Grassroots Makerspace
An open solar-powered space within the community where children and youths in rural Nigeria can find and freely choose digital, technical and artistic tools to collabo...
Collaborative Learning, Community, Developing Economy, Learning By Doing, passion-based learning, Peer-to-Peer, Self Directed Learning
65 views
Jambo Bukoba e.V.
We developed a special sports program that teaches school children in Tanzania Life Skills through games. Through playing these games children learn about serious topi...
Charity, Community, Education, Life Skills, School, Sports, Teacher training
166 views
City Wanderer- Wandering Challenge
City Wanderer strives to inspire youth to discover, pursue their purpose through innovative education program, to find their passion and self-worth through persistent ...
Adventure, Challenge, Communication, Community, Community Connections, Courage, Critical Thinking, Education, Outdoor Learning, Project-based Learning, Self-awareness, Self-esteem, Social Impact, Taiwan, Youth Initiatives
339 views
Active School Day
Active School Day –model makes it possible to be physically active for an hour during each school day. Model increases the physical, mental and social well-being of th...
Active breaks, Active Learning, Active School, Community, Cooperation, Inclusion, Participation, Physical activity, Physical Education, School Wellbeing, Wellbeing
115 views
Projeto Aprender
Led by secondary school students from Pueri Domus Bilingual School, Projeto Aprender offers Portuguese, mathematics, social studies, science and English lessons to adu...
Collaborative Learning, Community, Equality, Intergenerational, Literacy, Student-Led, The Sustainable Development Goals SDGs
172 views
Reap Benefit
Reap Benefit is building a tribe of problem-solving citizens who drive change in their local communities by solving everyday issues using local data, local solutions a...
Citizenship, Community, Empathy, Experimental learning, Lifelong Learning, Problem solving
129 views

Media

28.4.2018
interview
4 053 views
James Steckart: Control in the Classroom is an Illusion
Jamie Steckart, Head of School at THINK Global School, explains how uncontrolled learning environments can benefit learning and why Project Based Learning is really taking off around the world.
6.5.2018
about
468 views
HundrED Community
We're creating a global community to make the world of K12 education innovation truly international. Check out the people that form the HundrED community, what they do, and how we support them!
6.7.2018
article
3 139 views
'Parents Really Matter' – How To Engage Parents In Education & Why You Should
Children growing up in poverty are already a year behind their wealthier counterparts by the age of three. However, there are still children who manage to o...
9.10.2018
news
378 views
Speed School Students Complete School At Twice The Rate of Government-Run Institutions
Children on Speed School’s programme complete elementary school at twice the rate of their government school peers, a new report by the Univ...
20.6.2017
article
610 views
Why We Shouldn't Say Au Revoir To Languages
There is a huge divide between those who learn languages and those who don't. Languages can help students stand out in a competitive job market - so let's innovate language classes to get young people learning the...
30.12.2016
article
665 views
How Sports, Plants and Animals Can Bring Together Diverse Communities
Education has the opportunity to take the lead on mending fractured societies and to help people from different cultures and backgrounds integrate together. We look at s...
10.1.2018
article
8 493 views
Resilience Is The New Buzzword In Education
Resilience is the new buzzword in education. Everywhere schools are being told to focus on building this character skill – and to value character skills – just as much as they would with academic skills. But is th...
8.11.2017
article
2 241 views
No Education Without Representation: 3 Ways To Democratize Your School
Schools might teach about democracy, but what messages are students actually receiving? Democracy is about much more than casting the occasional vote. Here are 3 inno...
9.2.2018
article
636 views
Teacher Testimonials: Going Green in Beautiful Bali
Sustainability is increasingly important to schools. But, where can you find the professional development opportunities to up your eco credentials? We hate to break it to you, but you might need a t...
7.2.2018
news
750 views
Mutt-i-grees Hits the News!
CBS has reported that New York schools are “going to the dogs.. in the best possible way!” The report highlighted how the incredible work of Mutt-i-grees is changing the lives of children and their four legged friends at New Bridges Elemen...
26.1.2018
article
1 149 views
The Innovators Providing Hope For A ‘Lost Generation’ Of Refugee Children
Millions of refugee children face a bleak future without access to education. These innovations are finding simple yet impactful ways to bring learning opportuni...
10.12.2018
article
971 views
Five Ways To Improve Your Learning Environments
From playgrounds to classrooms to whole school design – find out how you can create an environment that stimulates learning!
12.12.2018
article
1 283 views
Connecting Children To The Outside World Benefits Everyone, Here's Why
Our communities can be a rich resource for learning and can help to create a more equal education system, so why aren't we utilising them? We take a look at how communi...
19.12.2018
article
569 views
Student Testimonial: How Hands On Learning Is Making My Education Meaningful
We chat to Kaitlyn, a year 9 student in Australia, who’s found Hands On Learning’s approach has helped to increase her motivation, learning and positive atti...