Few questions are as important as this to policymakers, educators and civil society today. Citizens form the building blocks of productive and healthy societies, but polluted, overpopulated and underserviced urban centers are diminishing their capacities. In an era of rising populations and lifespans, how can we ensure that citizens are equipped to learn and engage better, improving their own lives and that of future generations? These are the questions experts seek to give insight on in this selection of articles on developing lifelong learning models for cities of the future.
To Raise Smart Citizens, We Must Nurture Curiosity & Flexibility
As schools, we have the opportunity and obligation to nurture the qualities that make flexible...
Cities as a Powerful Resource for Knowledge
As the populations in urban centres rise, so too does their influence on the world...
Environmental Education for a Changing World
When Sanchirmaa and I first met during the WISE Learners’ Voice Program in 2014, little...
Building Lifelong Learning Communities for Smart Cities
Lifelong learning contributes to the values of publicness and transparency that is intrinsic to civic...
Should Happiness be the Aim of Education?
Why do we learn so little about our sense of happiness and how to pursue...
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