Collection of all the interviews with the speakers at the "Barcelona International Conference on Learning Leadership" (December 2013) about what is an Innovative Learning Environment in different countries and situations. http://learningleadershipconference.cat/en/projecte-ile/ The OECD Innovative Learning Environments (ILE) project analyses how young people learn. It studies which conditions and dynamics allow them to be able to learn better.
By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its technology-infused Future Schools, Singapore has become one of the top-scoring countries on the PISA tests. Find more videos from Edutopia's YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/edutopia
Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace. To prepare our students, lessons must go beyond the "3 R's" and foster 21st century skills. Skills like critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity will be essential for students to take on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
In this talk, Sugata Mitra will take us through the origins of schooling as we know it, to the dematerialisation of institutions as we know them. Thirteen years of experiments in children's education takes us through a series of startling results - children can self organise their own learning, they can achieve educational objectives on their own, can read by themselves.

Click here to read a great article by esteemed Australian Educationalist Dr. Julia Atkin:

 Enhancing Learning in the Middle Years of Schooling: An examination of key elements of effective structures and approaches

Professor Guy Claxton is interviewed on the subject of Building Learning Power. An educational theory that he created and forms the basis for many of his books (Part 1/2)

"Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardising in the way we educate our children and ourselves." Ken Robinson Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research.

21st Century Education
Education Consultant Julia Atkin shares some of the key principles she has formed over her 30 years in education, including the importance of working in an environment of trust and mutual respect, and the importance of enabling learners to drive their own learning. In this EDtalk Julia shares many valuable messages for teachers and school leaders.
In this EDtalk Ewan McIntosh from No Tosh talks about the benefits of students directing their own learning - benefits for teachers as well as students. Ewan gives some examples, and believes that over time outcomes from student-directed learning can be tied back to the curriculum.