The humanities are becoming more important. Here's why

Communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking... I prefer to call them “essential skills,” because we all need them every day, though we don’t always use them well. They are the skills that determine our chances of succeeding. They are the skills of leadership.

Top 11 Summer Tips for Top Teachers

During summer days, if you're a top teacher, you'll take time to improve your best asset -- you. If somehow it's not clear why that's so important, look at it this way: when financial times are tight, our schools can improve the bottom line in four ways, three which aren’t beneficial for us as teachers.

How do we educate our future leaders today: emotional intelligence vs. artificial intelligence

The Lithuanian Children and Youth Centre invites to an exclusive international conference, the main objective of which is to review and clearly realise the importance of social and emotional learning, to understand the technological progress and its importance in everyday life, to present specific methods for planning of changes and achieving them personally as well as in educational institutions to enable modern youth to take active leadership.

These countries are best at preparing kids for the jobs of the future

The latest PISA report, has revealed the countries in which children are best at “collaborative problem-solving”. Asian countries Singapore, Japan and South Korea top the chart, with Canada, Estonia and Finland not far behind. Denmark, the United States and United Kingdom also make the top 10.