Learning World: Rethinking Education
Part 1: Developing High-Tech Skills at School, Australia
In Sheldon College, Brisbane, students aged from 15 months to 12 years old benefit from an educational program centred on Project Based Learning and hands-on experience with technology and robotics. Teachers say they are preparing them for jobs that do not exist today and equipping them with the basic high-tech skills that will help them succeed in an unclear future. Watch this video to learn more about this program.
Part 2: Redesigning Teaching in Brazil
In Chico Aysio Public High-School emphasis is rather put on developing students’ life skills such as leadership, time-management, self-organization, flexibility and respect. This school offers unconventional subjects and holds classes away from traditional classrooms. Even physical education classes contribute directly to enhancing students’ academic performance. Watch this video to learn more about this innovative school.
Part 3: Education for Creative Innovators
Brown-Martin thinks that the need for an education reform derives from the indisputable need of producing creative innovators who are able to address global challenges differently. According to him, the concrete aspect through which education changes is changing assessment models in a way that reinforces life-skills such as collaboration.