The Varkey GEMS Foundation will be launching a competition to find the world's greatest teacher. The competition is intended to recognise the importance of the teaching profession in the same way as the Nobel Prize recognises achievement in other fields.
It has, of course, been PISA publication time here in the UK, with all of the attendant angst about falling standards which always seems to accompany PISA.
It is good to see Tesco tackle head-on the issue of food waste. Visiting its website I was greeted by the headline, 'Around a third of the world's food is lost or wasted'.
Interesting report out today from Sir Andrew Witty, the boss of GlaxoSmithKline, proposing a £1 billion fund to turn 'globally competitive technological ideas into real business'.
An interesting article comparing how some of the best education systems in the world have implemented reforms specifically so that their next generation is ready for the global economy.
New research conducted by the Citizenship Foundation on behalf of CfBT Education Trust suggests that "nearly all teachers and schools welcome community cohesion and agree personally and professionally with its underpinning values
A new report from the House of Lords argues that 'nudging' people to change their behaviour will have limited impact in isolation.
New research from Show Racism the Red Card has found that 83% of teachers have witnessed jokes, name-calling and stereotyping in schools.
An unsettling new report from the Foresight project and Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir John Beddington, grapples with how we feed the world as the climate changes, resources dry up yet the number of mouths to feed increase.