EU contest for young translators: schools can now enrol

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Secondary schools in all EU countries can now enrol for Juvenes Translatores, the European Commission’s annual translation contest. From 12:00 CET on 2 September, schools can register online for their students to compete with peers around the EU. This year, contestants will translate texts on […]

Fight against racism: end segregation in schools and halt xenophobia in media

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs ask for public policies on culture, media, education and sports to be used to uproot structural racism and promote the EU values of tolerance and inclusion. In a resolution adopted on Tuesday by 495 votes to 109 and 92 abstentions, MEPs call for […]

WHO: This is how we can keep schools COVID-safe

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content With schools reopened around the world, the World Health Organization offers advice on how to do it safely. The key is to take prompt action if a child or teacher becomes infected. […]

Reopening schools too early could spread COVID-19 even faster – especially in the developing world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: David Lagakos, Associate Professor of Economics, Boston University & Emilie Yam, Head of Communications, International Growth Centre Low-income countries face a very different set of circumstances to high-income countries when it comes to reopening schools after lockdown. In […]

How can we prepare students for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? 5 lessons from innovative schools around the world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content 16 schools, systems and initiatives around the world are preparing the next generation for the changing world. The most innovative institutions are shaking up the traditional classroom approach. It’s important to provide […]

These are the regions where people have most faith in their schools

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Myers, Writer, Formative Content A majority of people around the world don’t feel that schools are preparing students for jobs. Education remains a priviledge rather than widely available. There is strong support among the public for global […]

Meet Cipta: the comic book hero using her powers to tackle bullying in schools

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Cipta is a 15-year-old girl with remarkable powers. A talented artist, she has a knack for bringing her creations to life, literally – turning her drawings into objects she uses to help […]