The Class of Covid-19 – Lessons of Today and Learning for Tomorrow

This Harvard Business Review whitepaper, sponsored by Microsoft, highlights that a combination of factors, encompassing social, political and economic, have created a “perfect storm” of challenges to the education system. It is becoming increasingly evident that the impact of the pandemic is having a short as well as long-term impact on children’s development. However, there…

How international schools can break free of crisis mode

Covid and our response to this pandemic has resulted in us taking a quite short-term view of education: constantly changing government rules, social distancing, online and hybrid, quarantine and much more. This article from TES suggests that now is the time to start to look up and ahead, at last. However, this is not to…

Learn for our planet: What you need to know

We are living in a moment of heightened awareness about climate change but with still so few measures in place to tackle this or only plans that will take years to have any real impact. Our education system needs to reflect the urgency and inspire the young. For this reason UNESCO has launched an educational…

Digital literacy for children – 10 things to know

This article from UNICEF explains 10 of the most crucial elements of digital literacy for children, which are critical elements of skills needed at school, in later work and later on as a general skill for life. As defined below digital literacy refers to knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable children to flourish and grow…