A Gallup study reveals that more than half of college graduates can’t find a sense of purpose in their work.Read More
According to Microsoft, only 60 % of girls understand the importance of STEM subjects in their personal and professional goals. The company points to the lack of mentors and role models as a big culprit.
Giving out extra-credits to students its an old standing tradition within the teaching community, but some argue that it might not be the best way to grade students.Read More
Seven in ten teenagers today see anxiety and depression as a significant problem, not only for themselves but for their peers also, according to Pew Research Center.Read More
The University of Auckland, New Zealand, is the best university in the world, according to the recently launched University Impact Rankings 2019.Read More
Remedial courses have their usefulness, but they cannot be the only line of defense for students who need help to catch up.Read More
Universitas 21 has published its eighth annual ranking of national systems of higher education.Read More
Podcasts are now one of the most popular educational tools. They help developed listening skills and critical thinking.Read More
The closer students get to the university level, the less motivated they are to learn, according to Gallup. Why is the intrinsic motivation to learn lost?Read More
The update for libraries is here.Read More
Microsoft and Facebook nonprofit foundations launched a call for proposals for educational innovation in three key areas: writing, math and executive functions.Read More
Updating the structures on higher education is a complicated process, but we can ease the burden by taking little steps into a newer and more adaptive system.Read More
Century Tech, a British startup that offers an artificial intelligence platform for education, signed an agreement with 700 Belgian schools. The goal? Personalized education for all.
Rose Luckin spoke with the Observatory about technology in class, humanities, and ethics in education.Read More
Apple will support three non-profit organizations in the US and Europe to foster independent and non-partisan media literacy programs.Read More
The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence will focus on multidisciplinary collaboration to tackle world-complex challenges.Read More
Lifelong learning is an educational trend that makes us learners for life, keeps us relevant in the workforce, and capable in other aspects of our lives.Read More
Behind every “Eureka” moment of researchers and great thinkers is a question that sparks curiosity to find answers. Still, education focuses more o students answering questions, not on making them.Read More
Coursera launches its Global Skills Index, an in-depth analysis of global trends in skills and performance.Read More
Marina Gorbis, director of the Institute for the Future (IFTF), talks with the Observatory about entrepreneurial environments.