With both youth depression and youth unemployment on the rise, calls are growing for a different kind of learning. Could ‘positive education’ enhance not just wellbeing, but academic performance too?
The Hole in the Wall experiment, carried out in the slums of India by education professor Sugata Mitra in 1999, suggested that children, without direction, will seek out new knowledge. More than [...]
The long-bemoaned gap between generations is sometimes accepted as inevitable. But as Lauren Razavi discovers, initiatives in the US and UK are uniting the young and old with impressive results
With the majority of UK schools now back after the summer break, we round up our favourite stories highlighting some of the positive changes being made in education
It may not be a big surprise to learn that children who learn philosophical thinking are more confident and patient, but new evidence shows that philosophy lessons can also improve reading and [...]
A smartphone app, credited with encouraging more boys to seek help and easing the pressure on school nurses, has won a wider roll-out after a trial in Leicestershire
Meditation before and after lessons is creating classroom success stories for a school in Lancashire
Children across the UK are establishing traditional orchards within their school grounds in partnership with their local communities
A donkey and bicycle-drawn cart is delivering a library service to schools in Somalia, Sudan and Uganda
World's first Fairtrade photographic postcards offer a creative way out of poverty
Shropshire schools are celebrating their success in the national Artsmark Award with 39 schools having received this special award.
Through their International Eco-Hero Awards scheme, Action For Natureis acknowledging the inspiring work of exceptional young people aroundthe world.
Wandsworth Prison is the unlikely venue for the Great Garden ToolGiveaway, organised by The Conservation Foundation's Tools Shed projectand HMP Wandsworth.
Through this autumn festival The Tree Council aims to inspire everyone, particularly school children and families, to gather seeds, fruits and nuts and grow the trees of the future.
As part of a global project, the British Council selected 20 young Europeans from France, Italy and Germany to go to a climate camp in July.
For budding self-employed carpenters and builders in Malawi, the Mikolongwe vocational school is the place to go.
An initiative to teach pupils about the important role that trees play within the environment, has seen 14 schools from Stoke-on-Trent give their local landscape a green makeover.
The Global Education Box has been designed to develop a school programme that promotes Global Citizenship.
Art for the Sky' is a unique, large group, team-building experience for schools, communities, events and festivals.