One could say José Clodoveu de Arruda Coelho Neto suffered from an acute case of delusional optimism. It was the late ‘90's when he first manifested the desire to utterly reshape education in his native
In the first week of the Tokyo Olympics, the focus on gender inequality and athletes’ well-being took center stage. Enter Mara Gubuan, founder of the Equality League, who was convening the most experienced human rights
On its face, the desire to travel and do good seems like a win-win endeavor. No wonder each year over 10 million international travellers -- usually young people from North America or Europe -- flock
A university education has been an engine of social mobility in the US for close to a century but spiraling student debt is risking a more unequal economy, as underprivileged students struggle to meet the
The World Wide Web was invented in 1989 by English scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who wrote his first web browser the following year while employed at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva.
Imagine a university for all, helping to build a more competitive economy while also promoting equality of opportunity and social mobility and life-long learning. Britain’s launch of the Open University in 1969 was a big,
Ever since the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle, capitalism has been losing friends. The financial crisis, the climate emergency, and even the pandemic, have all been blamed on free markets. The rise of millennial socialism
The pandemic has turned the education system upside down all over the world – creating massive challenges as schools locked down, but also genuine opportunities through embracing online learning, at least where technology is available.
At the peak of Covid-19 lockdowns globally, an estimated 1.5 billion children in 195 countries were out of school, either learning remotely or not at all. This almost certainly both damaged their education and reduced