The Jacobs Foundation launches interactive online Learning Ecosystems Map. The map is designed to facilitate greater knowledge and understanding of Learning Ecosystems (LES), which strive to nourish learners as individuals and create holistic outcomes. This focus on learner centricity is in line with the Foundation’s research agenda, which seeks to advance research on learning variability. The map […]
The Jacobs Foundation, together with staatslabor, have recently launched Chance Digitalität, a program created to enable school administrators develop a new understanding of teaching and learning in a digital culture. The initiative aims to provide Switzerland’s federal education system with new solutions to help children adapt to the increasing digitalization of education. It aims to […]
10 organizations have been selected by MIT Solve and the Jacobs Foundation to address global learning challenges as the 2023 LEAP Project Host winners. In May 2022, the Jacobs Foundation, launched LEAP (Leveraging Evidence for Action to Promote change), a global initiative that brings together researchers and social entrepreneurs to support education organizations to generate evidence and […]
Jacobs Foundation launches new research consortium to advance equity in Swiss primary schools by maximizing the opportunities in the digitalization of education The Jacobs Foundation has launched a new research consortium that will focus on digital learning environments and cross-curricular competencies in Swiss primary schools. The ongoing transformation of educational systems, accelerated by the pandemic, […]
Our latest What We Learn newsletter includes updates about the Foundation in action, news from across our network, our insights, and a list of what the team at the Foundation are reading and listening to. Highlights include the launch of our 2022 Annual Report, the Jacobs Foundation Conference, our MOU with the Colombian Government, the […]
On 23 May in Bogotá, our Co-CEO Fabio Segura signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education in Colombia and Fundación Empresarios por la Educación. Signatories to the MoU commit to improving children’s holistic learning outcomes in Colombia through collaborating with different actors in the education sector.
The LEAP challenge seeks applications from education organizations serving children ages 2-12 that are focused on demonstrating the effectiveness of their solution and accelerating its impact through a stronger connection to evidence. Though not an eligibility requirement, we have a special interest in applications from organizations with solutions that embrace learning variability in typically developing children aged 2-12.
Our latest What We Learn newsletter includes updates about the Foundation in action, news from across our network, our insights, and a list of what we are reading. The Jacobs Foundation’s spring edition of their What We Learn newsletter is now available.
Today we are proud to launch our exciting new research agenda to guide our work until 2030. Through our research agenda, we will further the science of learning variability to provide quality learning opportunities to every child.