The Global Schools Program has been selected as one of the leading education innovations by HundrED. HundrED is a global organization that recognizes inspiring innovations in primary and secondary education and has reviewed over 20,000 innovations to date.
Global Schools will be featured as one of the leading 100 innovations globally in K12 education in the HundrED Global Collection Report 2023. Global Schools was selected out of 3,000+ applications for the 2023 report, passing a rigorous selection and review process led by 188 education experts worldwide.
Global Schools received this honor for its impactful and scalable teacher training and research programs, focusing on building educator capacity and developing sustainable development, global citizenship, and 21st-century competencies for students and within school communities.
This year, the commonalities and trends amongst successful innovations included: 1. Teachers form transformation 2. 21st Century Skills 3. Student Well-being and Mental Health 4. Study Agency 5. Equity. In the report, “the single most keyword used was professional development,” and findings pointed to “teachers…at the heart of education innovation.” A third of the innovators focused on teachers, while a quarter focused on 21st-century skills through “socio-emotional learning, global citizenship education, and entrepreneurship”.
Global Schools is honored to be featured as one of the most “impactful and scalable” education innovations to watch in 2023, and looks forward to continuing its crucial work with teachers, students, researchers, and policymakers across the globe.
The HundrED Global Collection Report 2023 can be downloaded and shared here.
Participants from the Global Schools network and beyond can watch the HundrED Innovation Summit 2022 Live Stream here and the live stream of the Global Collection 2023 Award Ceremony.