Realising the Future of Education

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Realising the Future of Education

  1. 1. Why must we change education?
  2. 2. 'The future is unknowable, but not unimaginable' – Ludwig Lachmann
  3. 3. Entering the Knowledge Age Agrarian Age Industrial Age Knowledge Age
  4. 4. The Knowledge Age
  5. 5. More Information More People More Careers Fewer Resources
  6. 6. The Age of Change
  7. 7. Moore’s Law
  8. 8. “The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change -” ― Heraclitus
  9. 9. What do we need to change in education?
  10. 10. 21st Century Skills Complex Communication Collaboration Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Creativity and Innovation Information and Media fluency
  11. 11. From Low-Level Thinking to High-Level Thinking From Analog to Digital From Teacher-Directed to Student-Directed 21st Century Teaching
  12. 12. 21st Century Schools Free range learners • Free to choose how they learn • Free to choose where they learn • Free to choose how they process their learning • Free to choose how they evidence their learning • Free to experience learning that is relevant and responsive to their needs not our limitations
  13. 13. Universal Design for Learning = Equitable access to learning http://www.udlcenter.org/resource_library/articles/udl
  14. 14. Learning at HPSS Learning Hubs Project Learning Specialised Learning MyTime With a lot of guided choice!
  15. 15. How can we lead change in our schools?
  16. 16. “Adaptive experts also know how to continuously expand their expertise, restructuring their knowledge and competencies to meet new challenges.” (Darling-Hammond 2006: 11)
  17. 17. NZC Teaching as Inquiry
  18. 18. Sigmoid Curve Model
  19. 19. How can we be supported to make the necessary changes?
  20. 20. The future is not something that is done to us, but an ongoing process in which we can intervene. – Keri Facer
  21. 21. Be warm but demanding! We have the infrastructure. We have phenomenal educators. We have spectacular students. We have a stunning curriculum. Have high standards and if you must… …measure results.
  22. 22. Provide recognition AND resourcing! Demand high standards. Demand excellent outcomes. But mostly, provide generous amounts of ongoing professional learning and support!
  23. 23. Where and when will we make the change?
  24. 24. Here and now… …it’s simply a matter of having a growth mindset. http://www.learning- knowledge.com/self-theories.html
  25. 25. The Future of Education The educational revolution will not be televised. It will be blogged, tweeted and co-constructed in code. The future is unknowable. Change won’t be slowed. So hurry up, build your own map. And whatever you do, at least get on the road.

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