Nurturing a community of practical, innovation-oriented academics can help education institutions achieve both prestige and social impact – and in east Asia, a new generation of ‘pracademics’ is rising to the challenge.
A headteacher who founded a small charitable school in a conflict-torn Nigerian city now has his sights set on replicating his educational model in neighbouring countries. The key to this success? Switching to a social enterprise approach.
Schools might get great academic results, but are they producing socially responsible young people? Pilar Balet gives an insight into a project being developed by Jesuit schools in Catalonia and the techniques used to measure its impact.
Should social enterprise be on every school curriculum? It will be in Scotland by 2028. We find out what pupils and teachers think about a groundbreaking programme led by the Social Enterprise Academy and the Scottish government.