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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 

Education

Skill-Building Through Business Education

Models that tie pedagogy to business have the potential to provide revenue to help fund education and practical business exposure for students.

By Paul Clyde | Jul. 27, 2015
 
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Nonprofits

Why the Social Sector Needs the Scientific Method

A flawed study on deworming children—and new studies that expose its errors—reveal why activists and philanthropists alike need safeguards.

By Caroline Fiennes | 1 | Jul. 22, 2015
 

Foundations

Big and Fast Is Not Better

Building relationships with grassroots organizations that advocate for human rights-based development takes time, but without investing in them, philanthropy is likely to stumble. The case of Haiti is instructive.

By Daniel Moss | Jul. 20, 2015
 

Education

Avoiding Four Pitfalls in Digital Learning

Early approaches are advancing fruitful dialogue around how to accelerate the revolutionary potential of online education and enable better outcomes for graduates.

By Harrison Keller & Andrew Belton | 1 | Jul. 16, 2015
 

Global Issues

Using Social Incubation to Drive Local Innovation

A look at why and how social innovation can catalyze solutions for local problems from within the community, rather than by importing ideas from the outside.

By Gabriel Seidman & Teresa Chahine | 1 | Jul. 14, 2015
 

Health

Creating Health in the 21st Century

Five principles to guide how communities can develop new pathways to health, plus concrete steps toward contributing to a culture that values connections and relationships as much as treatments and health campaigns.

 

Education

Schools Aren’t Just Buildings

Innovation education is critical in East Africa and beyond.

By Mary Tangelder & Roshan Paul | 3 | Jul. 6, 2015
 

Civil Society

Communities Can Set the Course for Lasting Change

Communities have the resources to address the problems they face; they just need to approach those problems in a different way.

By Ann Austin | 2 | Jul. 3, 2015
 

Health

Time to Return to the Whole

Only by finding a new narrative that embraces the whole, rather than the parts, can we build the health-creating systems we need.

By Jamie Harvie | 1 | Jul. 2, 2015
 

Civil Society

Reconnecting Youth in America’s Cities

A new report examines the relationship between place and race, and disconnected youth in the United States.