Innovation in Education

The internet has revolutionised the ways in which knowledge can be accessed. Faced with a global skills crisis, educators must now search for the best ways to adapt school systems to the demands of the 21st century

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A fierce debate continues on how to equip young people for future jobs

Educationalist Alex Beard travelled through 20 countries, for two years, in search of the most promising approaches

From Kabul to Hackney, music lessons help the young through tough times

Pupils in South Africa can still progress despite a lack of class time

The professor-turned-entrepreneur wants to turn his company into a global education provider

A one-year course with no fees upfront is proving popular

‘The problem is not with the test in principle but the way it has become so dominant’

Evidence shows state-funded programmes need to start earlier