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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.
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 ...
BRAC Boat Schools
A context-led project that provides BRAC non-formal primary school education to children excluded from traditional schools due to seasonal flooding or other water-base...
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 g...
Building a school for tomorrow
When experts from different backgrounds come together and make a detailed plan, you will create a school that brings all key services for children and youth under the ...
A competition to search for and promote educational innovation in Russia.
A school thoughtfully designed to facilitate project-based learning, with a school culture centred on flat leadership, collaboration and international sharing.
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 cogn...
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...
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-...
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...
A model for structuring learning activities and projects that fosters sustainable learning by integrating different 'ways of knowing' in each activity or project.
The Ippo unit is built on sessions about different strengths. These sessions can be part of lessons in any subject. This unit helps students recognize their own streng...
Students who help clean and tidy classrooms at the end of the day learn about responsibility and gain an understanding of life skills.
Sail For Good
School on a sailboat is a flexible model of individual learning and promotes phenomenon-based learning in varied environments. In the case study presented, a child fin...
Building playgrounds to build brains. These unique, child designed playgrounds are built using local materials to provide abundant opportunities for daily play.
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...
Learning Space Design Lab
A powerful workshop tool for collaboratively designing and redesigning learning environments based on how children learn, while transforming the shared pedagogical pra...
A Cafeteria Designed For Me
Student centred cafeterias serving healthy, nutritious food in settings where students want to spend time.
A student centred classroom design, inspired by Starbucks, seeking to give students ownership of their learning and revitalize classroom environments.
A school designed specifically for dual sensory impaired children from 2-18 years.
Bringing Theater into the Classroom
This innovation describes three different ways for teachers to introduce methods from drama-based pedagogy and drama education into their lessons. This innovation was ...
Lead Change in Your School Culture
This innovation allows you to transform the structures of leadership at your school and shift from a traditional power structure into a collaborative school culture.
Finnish PopUp School
The Finnish PopUp School is a temporary school established for international sporting events that makes it possible for children of athletes, spectators and tourists t...
The Gaming Room
The Gaming Room is a space created and built in schools where learning takes place through games. The space functions as a new kind of learning environment both during...
Mutku Maker Space
The innovation transforms a school space into an environment that supports creative thinking and brainstorming. The space plays a part in design education, as well. Mu...
Stress Free Area ®
The concept helps create sensory friendly environments by removing unconsciously disrupting factors from schoolrooms. The concept is implementable for teaching facilit...
The Movement Edit: 9 Ways To Get Kids Active In School
Children today are worryingly unfit and experts say sedentary lifestyles have a lot to answer for. The good news is there are so many opportunities to incorporate movement into the school day. ...
Lene Jensby Lange: Children Shouldn't Have To Leave Their Dreams At The Doorstep Of School
Lene Jensby Lange is an Education innovation consultant and learning space designer. She is the founder of The Autens Consulting Hou...
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.
Can We Design Our Schools To Inspire Joy And Increase Learning?
Could the schools we’re constructing for our young people be limiting their joy? It certainly seems so. We explore the design principles behind joy and how to design better enviro...
What Do Kids Think About School? The Answers Might Surprise You...
What do kids think about school? It's a simple question but one that is rarely asked. We thought it's about time someone changed that... so we did!
Want To Improve Your Learning Environments? Here's Our Favorites From Around The World...
61% of students want better learning environments. We've gathered together some of our favourite environments from around the world (so...
The New Learning Environments You Need to Know About
Alternative learning environments are popping up all over the globe, rebelling against the traditional classroom. Here are some of our favourites so far...
Growing Young Minds: 3 Innovations Bringing Nature Into Education
Contemporary learning environments aren’t just focused on the latest iPad or how to utilize virtual reality for learning, they’re actually increasingly nature orientated too....
5 Innovations Taking On Mental Health
Mental health issues are on the rise, but so are the solutions that could help. This World Mental Health Day (October 10th) don't just accept mental health issues as an unfortunate part of life, find out about the global exa...
Could Cafe Culture Hold The Secret To Better Classroom Design?
Coffee shops are filled with people hunched over laptops, typing away. Some sit at desks, others work off their laps sinking into comfy armchairs. We all like to work in different p...
Something Wholly Unexpected Is Happening In Cambodia – The School That Turns Teenagers Into Change-Makers
In Cambodia something wholly unexpected and inspirational is happening. The Liger Learning Academy takes chi...
Kazuya Takahashi - Digitalization Forces Us To Redefine The Meaning Of School
Kazuya Takahashi was a Top 10 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize 2016. As a teacher in Japan he uses LEGO-based instruction to encourage creativity in ...
The Tech Edit: 8 Ways To Introduce Worthwhile Tech Into The Classroom
Choosing which technology to incorporate into the classroom can be an overwhelming experience. Out of all the shiny products vying for your attention which should you ch...
Positive Pick-Me-Ups: The Boat Schools Enabling Equity, Encouraging Gender Equality and Tackling Bullying
‘A world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realiz...
Positive Pick-Me-Ups: Cleaning The Classroom Can Be A Fun And Important Part Of The School Day (Yes, Really!)
Picture this - the school bell rings and, rather than clambering to be the first out the door, studen...
Priya Lakhani: Government Should Listen To What Is Actually Happening In The Classroom
Priya Lakhani O.B.E. is the Founder and CEO of CENTURY Tech, an AI learning platform for teachers and students. Here she tells us about the ...
The Next 100 Years Of Education - What Does The Future Hold?
Welcoming in a brand new year got us thinking about the years ahead - what could the next 100 years of education look like?