Weeding, Writing And Arithmetic… Why Gardening Is Good For Our Children

What’s really interesting about this piece are the links to not only formal learning but social and personal education too. More time outside and thinking about the environment are worthy enough on their own, but gardening also provides crucial developmental insights such as understanding processes, unpredictability and teamwork. From the water vole to the Scottish…

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Colourful Kindergarten In China Inspires Creativity Through Materials And Identity

Making places that inspire isn’t just about beauty and the thrill of the new. It’s also about finding creative ways to increase engagement. Looking at this exploration of a colourful kindergarten in Chongqing, we love the impulse to build “a place that begs to be explored”. It’s full of clever and, crucially, practical solutions all…

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The Entrepreneur Creating Ghana’s Next Generation Of Inventors

What sounds like progress to us is someone responding to the needs of a changing world. Charles Ofori Antipem‘s inspirational story is about adapting solutions without conceding to limitations. With rapid growth expecting highly-qualified STEM experts, this Ghanaian entrepreneur is anticipating the call and making sure that his community is ready to answer it. “Sir,…

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