Nord Anglia Education
Nord Anglia
November 13, 2023

Nord Anglia Education launches INSIGHTS digital publication offering a refreshingly honest view on future of education.

Insights - Issue 1


How can families better prepare the next generation for success in our rapidly changing world? Nord Anglia Education’s new publication offers a comprehensive look into hot-topic aspects of global education, tackling topics from emotional health in young people to the role of technology, artificial intelligence in learning, and what the future of education and wellbeing could look like.

Lord David Puttnam, Chairman, Nord Anglia’s Education Advisory Board said: “We're proud to unveil the first edition of INSIGHTS, which is filled with informative articles and expert opinions. Our mission is to shed light on the complexities of modern education as we all strive to prepare the next generation for a rapidly changing world".

"INSIGHTS aims to equip parents and families with researched information and expert opinions. We want to empower them to navigate the intricate path that lies ahead for their children in the rapidly changing world of education where adaptability is paramount.,” shared John Biggs, Head of Campus at British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park. "This initiative reflects our commitment as a school to ensure that our students are not merely prepared but are equipped with the essential skills to thrive in the challenges of the future, both in their personal lives and professional," he added. 

 In this first issue, INSIGHTS’ articles dive deep into topics that matter to families as they navigate the modern landscape of education. 
  • 'In Pursuit of Happiness' delving into the essential role emotional wellbeing plays in the lives of our young learners, emphasizing the role of emotional well-being for long term success. Various experts weigh in on the importance of family and schools promoting happiness, suggesting it may be a more significant predictor of adult well-being than academic achievement.  
  • The Fourth Education Revolution' pushes us to ponder the transformative potential of artificial intelligence in education and argues that AI could revolutionize education by offering more personalized learning experiences. It suggests that AI can address issues like social inequality a student mental health while also relieving teacher workload.  
  • Life in the Skills Locker' takes a turn towards the importance of soft skills, urging us to think beyond traditional academic metrics. This article highlights the importance of skills such as emotional intelligence and critical thinking for future success. Schools are gradually incorporating STEAM and problem-solving projects to prepare students for a rapidly changing world.  
  • 'Knowledge is Power?' questions the evolving role of memorization in our age of information abundance. While foundational knowledge is essential the emphasis is on developing agile learners who can apply their knowledge in real world contexts.  
  • 'Social Purpose. Real World Value or Virtual Signaling?' challenges us to reconsider what authentic social impact looks like in educational settings. Driven by Gen Z’s interest in social and environmental causes, institutions are offering resources for impactful student-led initiatives.  

In addition to its collection of thought-provoking articles, INSIGHTS will also serve as a platform to share the latest research findings, interviews with educational leaders, and opinion pieces on best practices in teaching and learning. 

Read INSIGHTS online here and subscribe for the latest info.