The educational value of cultural awareness

With the support of the European Erasmus+ program, welfare organization Swazoom from Amsterdam Zuidoost in co-production with the English youth work organization Share, Think and Act from London has conducted a joint study project about the importance of cultural awareness in youth, for youth work that focuses on youth of African origin.

Could subjects soon be a thing of the past in Finland?

Finland has long been renowned for the quality of its education and always scores highly in international league tables. Now it is rethinking how it teaches in the digital age - seeking to place skills, as much as subjects, at the heart of what it does. But not everyone is happy, and there are fears it could bring down standards.

​6 Traits of Life-Changing Teachers

The direct and longest-lasting way to reach a child—to really make a difference in his or her life—is through so-called noncognitive dimensions like passion, patience, rigor, and kindness. And when students are lucky enough to find a life-changing teacher, the benefits last a lifetime.

Becoming a headteacher: four things future leaders need to know

how can we encourage, prepare and support future generations of heads, to secure high standards of leadership in education?