WISE Publications

WISE publications are a result of the WISE initiative’s commitment to support, spread and inspire innovative thinking and sound practices in education. 

2012 WISE Book - Learning a living

2012 WISE Book

Title: Learning a Living: Radical Innovation in Education for Work
First Presentation: November 13, 2012, at WISE 2012

The 2012 WISE Book explores the relationship between education and the world of work. The book focuses on case studies and personal stories that emerge from 15 original projects around the world. WISE commissioned a team of innovation specialists  - Valerie Hannon, Sarah Gillinson and Leonie Shanks - to research and write this timely study which is illustrated by the work of award-winning photographer Reza Deghati. Find out more about the new release here

2011 WISE Book - Innovation in Education

2011 WISE Book

Title: Innovation in Education: Lessons from Pioneers around the World
Date of Release: January 25, 2012

The first WISE Book, written by Charles Leadbeater and illustrated by the creative photography of Romain Staros Staropoli, was launched at WISE 2011. It explores the work of 16 pioneers around the world who have developed new, effective approaches to education. The book raises awareness of why innovation in education is needed, where it comes from and how it can be generated. Find out more here