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autonomous learners?

  1. 1. Why autonomous learners?<br />
  2. 2. Did you know?<br />?<br /><ul><li>There are over 106 million registered users of MySpace (and rising)!
  3. 3. There are 2.7 billion searches performed on Google each month!
  4. 4. It is estimated that 40 exabytes (4 x 1019) of unique new information will be generated this year!
  5. 5. the amount of new technical information will double every 72 hours!
  6. 6. The world is changing, the rate of change is increasing and change itself is changing!</li></li></ul><li>Future enabled?<br />?<br />We are currently preparing young people for jobs that do not yet exist…<br />Using technologies that have not yet been invented…<br />In order to solve problems we have not<br />yet created!<br />
  7. 7. A young person leaving school today can expect in their lifetime to:<br />Move away from the area in which they were born<br />
  8. 8. A young person leaving school today can expect in their lifetime to:<br />Have at least two different careers<br />
  9. 9. A young person leaving school today can expect in their lifetime to:<br />Have at least 10 different jobs<br />
  10. 10. A young person leaving school today can expect in their lifetime to:<br />Have more than two long-term relationships<br />
  11. 11. A young person leaving school today can expect in their lifetime to:<br />Conduct much of their business and social interactions online<br />
  12. 12. A young person leaving school today can expect in their lifetime to:<br />To retrain repeatedly<br />
  13. 13. A young person leaving school today must be able to:<br /><ul><li>Understand why they are learning as well as what they have to learn
  14. 14. Choose appropriately from a range of activities
  15. 15. Find and use resources independently
  16. 16. See whether their learning is progressing or not, and change what they are doing to bring about improvements
  17. 17. Change what they are doing in response to changing circumstances
  18. 18. Exploit opportunities for working in groups as well as working alone</li>

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