The future of education: a wicked problem. It’s becoming commonplace to talk about the state of education and the future of work. What is the purpose of education in the 21st century? Is our current system fit-for-purpose? What should we be teaching to prepare the citizens of the future when the future is changing more quickly than ever before?
It’s one of those wicked problems—a huge, complex issue with so many angles and interdependencies that it looks impossible to solve.
Where do we start? How do we redesign education? Let’s start small, with just one thing. Why? Often by changing one thing, everything changes.
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Is the biggest problem with education the word ‘education’? Social entrepreneur and CEO of FYA Jan Owen wants to change the way we talk and think about what it means to learn in our rapidly changing world.
Would you rather your child succeed in school or flourish in life? Education expert Louka Parry believes that it’s time for a fundamental mindset change in how we define success in today’s learning environments.
What will it take to change the course of education? Peter’s answer? Well, let’s just say he’s not going to be satisfied by simply changing one thing.
Louka Parry, Education Futurist