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Innovations

Ribbon HUNDRED 2019
innovation
Talking Tree Hill One Day School
One day spent re-imagining education a week. We restructure the school week to incorporate one day of learning outside, focusing children on becoming Outdoor Awesomep...
Learning Environment
innovation
YipTree: Intelligent Personalized Learning Environment
To provide personalized teaching for all pupils despite large class sizes also in future we created Personalized Learning Environment to make it possible in digitalize...
Learning Environment, Personalized Learning
Ribbon HUNDRED 2020
innovation
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...
Collaborative Learning, Learning By Doing, Learning Environment
Ribbon HUNDRED 2020
innovation
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 ...
Learning Environment, Outdoor
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
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 g...
Learning By Doing, Learning Environment
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
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 ...
Learning Environment
Ribbon HUNDRED 2019
innovation
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 Opportuniti...
Equity, Learning Environment, Professional Development, Project Based Learning, Teacher Development
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
Vega
A school thoughtfully designed to facilitate project-based learning, with a school culture centred on flat leadership, collaboration and international sharing.
Assessment, Leadership, Learning Environment, Project Based Learning
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
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...
Empathy, Learning Environment
Ribbon HUNDRED 2019
innovation
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...
Learning Environment, Sustainability, Teacher Development
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
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-...
Learning Environment
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
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, Leadership, Learning Environment, Professional Development
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
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.
Learning By Doing, Learning Environment, Outdoor, Project Based Learning, Sustainability
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
Ippo
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...
Learning Environment, Skills
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
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.
Collaborative Learning, Learning Environment, Wellbeing
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
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...
Learning Environment
Ribbon HUNDRED 2019
innovation
Playground Ideas
Building playgrounds to build brains. These unique, child designed playgrounds are built using local materials to provide abundant opportunities for daily play.
Learning Environment, Open Educational Resource, Outdoor
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
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...
Character Education, Creativity, Empathy, Learning Environment, Outdoor, Sustainability
Ribbon HUNDRED 2020
innovation
Learning Space Design Lab (c) by Autens
A powerful workshop tool for collaboratively designing and redesigning learning environments based on how children learn, while transforming the shared pedagogical pra...
Learning Environment, Project Based Learning
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
A Cafeteria Designed For Me
Student centred cafeterias serving healthy, nutritious food in settings where students want to spend time.
Leadership, Learning Environment
Ribbon HUNDRED 2019
innovation
Flexible Seating
A student centred classroom design, inspired by Starbucks, seeking to give students ownership of their learning and revitalize classroom environments. Flexible seating...
Learning Environment
Ribbon HUNDRED 2018
innovation
Hazelwood School
A school designed specifically for dual sensory impaired children from 2-18 years.
Learning Environment, Outdoor
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
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 ...
Empathy, Learning Environment
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
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.
Leadership, Learning Environment, Teacher Development
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
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...
Learning Environment
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
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...
Learning Environment
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
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...
Creativity, Learning Environment, Problem Based Learning
Ribbon FINLAND 100
innovation
Stress Free Area ®
The concept helps create sensory friendly environments by removing unconsciously disrupting factors from schoolrooms. The concept is implementable for teaching facilit...
Learning Environment
innovation
Fishbowl
4 teams of 6 students are given a problem to solve. Each team will approach the problem from a different perspective, either suggested by the teacher or one that arise...
Collaborative Learning, Learning Environment
innovation
Flipped Roles
Educational practice based on the exchange of roles between student and teacher, at the time of designing, solving and assessing tests, tasks and activities. Flipped ...
Assessment, Learning Environment
innovation
Student Centric Education Design
Our students' needs exceed the scope of traditional high schools. We designed our schools to explicitly shift the use of time, space, curriculum, credit, tutoring, ins...
Learning Environment, Personalized Learning, Sustainability
Ribbon EMPLOYABILITY
innovation
FunMeiker-ArKIDecture Education to empower children to nurture the sense of aesthetics
FunMeiker's educational approach is inspired by Architecture education for children. We aim to develop learning methodologies and approaches that is contextualised for...
Learning Environment, Project Based Learning
innovation
Gymi Furniture - Activating the Physical Learning Environment
Gymi Furniture is all about making changes in the physical environment. The idea is to sit less or sit in natural positions (yoga poses), have more movement during the...
Learning Environment
innovation
eMath Studio
eMath Studio addresses the biggest problem in today's math education, the broken feedback loop. It has an automatic checker that can check students' calculations step-...
Learning Environment, Personalized Learning, Teacher Development

Media

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28.3.2018
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. ...
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interview
4.5.2018
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...
interview
28.4.2018
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.
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14.6.2018
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...
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1.8.2018
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!
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8.8.2018
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...
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27.6.2017
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...
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15.8.2017
Growing Young Minds: 3 Innovations That Put Nature At The Core Of Learning
Contemporary learning environments aren’t just focused on the latest iPad or how to utilize virtual reality for learning, they’re actually increasingly nature or...
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10.10.2017
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...
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1.11.2017
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...
article
13.12.2017
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...
interview
10.1.2018
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 ...
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31.1.2018
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...
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17.1.2018
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...
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2.2.2018
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...
interview
16.1.2018
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 ...
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15.1.2018
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?
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10.12.2018
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!
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12.12.2018
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...