Brandon Busteed, Executive Director of Gallup Education, says schools need to focus on knowledge construction, real-world problem-solving, collaboration, self-regulation, skilled communication, technology, and global awareness.
A group of boys challenge each other in a game of volleyball in Cambodia on June 6, 2013. (Dan Peiron/Flickr)
Two children play on a statue outside a factory in Shifosi town, the biggest jade center in the world in Henan, China on May 31, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
This year's list includes eight newly minted cultural and natural heritage sites across seven Asian countries.
Dancers clad in vibrant colors perform during a welcoming ceremony to greet Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior ship in Bali, Indonesia on May 31, 2013. (Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP/Getty Images)
The most useful and practical education in a rapidly changing society is one that is grounded in liberal arts, says President Falk.