The world faces an unprecedented confluence of disruption. Constant advances in artificial intelligence, automation and biotechnology seem to challenge assumptions about what it means to be human. War and instability have triggered widespread dislocation and a migration of people on a scale not seen since the end of the Second World War.
These challenges spark urgent questions about the role of education and its capacity to support learners of all ages in navigating disruption. How can education be most effectively shaped for co-existing and co-creating in a world of complexity and dramatic change? Speakers at the 2017 WISE Summit share their views.
We Have to Rethink What It Means to be “Educated” in a Post-Truth World
There is evidence to suggest that the causal link between schooling and education, if not...
Nudging for Student Success: How Behavioral Science Can Improve Education
When it comes to education, small nudges appear to be having a big impact.
Reimagining Schools in a Hyperconnected World
What we need is a functional system that can harness social will to drive the...
Why Schools Need to Do What Works
Sir Kevan Collins makes the case for an evidence-based school system.
Measure, Match and Mobilize: Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age
Digitization offers a fix for a system that it helped to break before.
Rethinking Liberal Arts Education for the Twenty-First Century
We should make an extra effort to make liberal arts relevant for the world which...
To Enable Powerful Learning, Put Pedagogy Before Tech
For technology to live up to the expectations, we must take a more critical look...
The Future of Learning: Personalized and Curiosity-led
The world is a fundamentally different place now, and our education approaches need to reflect...
To Prepare Kids for a Changing Economy, Invest in Great Teaching and More of It
How can schools cultivate a pipeline of teachers to unlock student potential?
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