How can education systems transform themselves to anticipate the future? Speakers at WISE@Madrid share their views.
Imagining the Future of Education
We have embraced the profound changes of the digital age and we are exploring the further dazzling disruption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, yet education often remains unchanged and seems largely disconnected from these dramatic developments.
Lifelong learning has become crucial. As technology replaces human roles, big data, artificial intelligence and smart living create new workforce paradigms and require new skills. Imagining future jobs calls for a reimagined, renewed education today.
How can education systems transform themselves to anticipate the future? What tools and innovations will be the real change-makers? What role should higher education, technology and entrepreneurship play in shaping change? Speakers at WISE@Madrid share their views.
The Changing Ends and Paradigm for Education in the World
Mr. Marc Prensky
Author. Founder and Executive Director, The Global Future Education Foundation
The Death of Education, But the Dawn of Learning
Prof. Stephen Heppell
Felipe Segovia Chair of Learning Innovation at Universidad Camilo José Cela, Madrid. Chair in New Media Environments, CEMP, Bournemouth University
Can Universities Save the Enlightenment?
Dr. Fernando M. Reimers
Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
The Big Idea: Reset the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem with Education
Mr. Rabea Ataya
Founder and CEO, Bayt.com
Why Higher Education Must Transform Itself to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century
Dr. Eduardo José Padrón
President of the Miami Dade College