Future of education: what is it?


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What is the future for education, will it be more of the same, what is it leading to, social drivers, technology drivers, economic drivers, government policies, education scenarios, demographic drivers, jobs of the future, who will it affect. These are all covered in Shaping Tomorrow's presentation.

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  • Future of education: what is it?

    1. 1. 1 www.shapingtomorrow.com
    2. 2. 22 More of the same www.shapingtomorrow.com
    3. 3. 3 More of the same or this? www.shapingtomorrow.com
    4. 4. 4 Knowledge is growing exponentially Digital technologies have created the biggest discontinuity in higher education in perhaps the last 500 years Foundation of knowledge generation has forever changed Velocity of knowledge is accelerating Exponential growth of knowledge leads to massive career specialization we are in the midst of a fundamental structural organizational and career change By 2020 or sooner, it will be all about "just-in-time knowledge” Report: The Future of Education – Jim Carroll Knowledge acquisition is changing radically, UNESCO Declaration states www.shapingtomorrow.com
    5. 5. 5 Rapid knowledge obsolescence Rapid knowledge emergence Disappearance of existing careers Rapid emergence of new careers Ongoing need for continuous knowledge replenishment More and more on-line courses Hybrid of face-to-face and digital education Migration of knowledge generation further away from academia Massively increased challenge from overseas knowledge generation Fast emergence of new micro-careers Economy that succeeds through knowledge deployment Fundamental transformation in the role of educational institutions Report: The Future of Education – Jim Carroll www.shapingtomorrow.com
    6. 6. 6 Home schooling Global education sourcing Temporary careers Perpetual students Remote and flexible learning Economic well-being Re-training iPod generation … Retirement Students as customers/partners “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.” This is not yet commonly accepted wisdom, but things are changing quickly! Source: SRI & U.S. Dept of Education www.shapingtomorrow.com
    7. 7. 7 Individualised E-lessons Texting/Tweeting/Social media Virtual 3D classrooms/schools Simulation Games iPad? / Google / Twitter / YouTube / Second LifeTBA … Web 3.0 … Learning on the move (Podcasting) Augmented reality Interactive whiteboards Tailored curricula Direct foreign language translation Cloud computing Electronic education networks www.shapingtomorrow.com
    8. 8. 8 Education at all levels has become terribly expensive Biggest costs are faculty, and the biggest cost of faculty are benefits, including health insurance and retirement Uncertainty End of full employment? More affordable education For profit education Market competition Adjusted curricula to assist job finding ECOnomics Just-in-time/Lean thinking Research universities under threat Grant making cutbacks Lower college costs Philanthropy New course payment models -microfinance … www.shapingtomorrow.com
    9. 9. 9 Students share more risk Educationalists dumb-down Students look for cheaper alternatives www.shapingtomorrow.com
    10. 10. 10 Elite brand names expand globally and virtually Convenient megauniversities Niche universities focus on multi-cultural. Regional or local issues www.shapingtomorrow.com
    11. 11. 11 Political • • • Economic uncertainties New measures and models for success? But, slow to change Environment • • • • Green/Waste/Pollution/Recycli ng Environmental education Digital paper ICT energy use www.shapingtomorrow.com
    12. 12. 12 Competition for students Talent shortages (Tech, new jobs ..) Ageing western populations Asia talent shift Migration/Reverse migration Ubiquitous cell devices Poverty reduction www.shapingtomorrow.com
    13. 13. 13 Health Bio, nano and brain science Clean energies Robotics Security Education Entrepreneurship Transport Agriculture Environment/sustainability Crime But, technology replaces many scientists! Personal exercise: think about what careers/industries will likely be lost in your lifetime! www.shapingtomorrow.com
    14. 14. 14 Large-scale transformation toward a more participatory form of learning Infrastructure costs Broader learning outcomes Innovation, S&T and global knowledge, information literacy and quant reasoning Electronic accreditation Customization Collaboration/partnerships Moodle et al But no international experience! www.shapingtomorrow.com
    15. 15. 15 15 Practical Foresight Guide Strategic Management Course www.shapingtomorrow.com
    16. 16. 16 16 Live group study and adaptive solo practice Real-time study rooms Large libraries of relevant coursework Curriculum experts Competitive scoring Progress charts Google App $99 per year BIG DATA! www.shapingtomorrow.com
    17. 17. 17 17 Classrooms and libraries become more virtual and more spread out. Proliferation of off-site “campuses” that can be located in any number of places, including Starbucks, etc. www.shapingtomorrow.com
    18. 18. 18 Universities Colleges Schools Publishers … Faculties Professors Teachers Students… Could physical graduation ceremonies be a thing of the past? www.shapingtomorrow.com
    19. 19. 19 19 Learner-centred pedagogy • Base on attaining performance goals • Repertoire of teaching strategies and skills requiring teachers who can instruct, facilitate, guide, and support as needed • Interdisciplinary and project -based work to help students learn how to draw on multiple disciplines and recognise the interdependence of various systems • Authenticity - engage students by appealing to their existing passions and interests, integrating real-life experiences into lessons and taking learning beyond the classroom into the community, environment and virtual worlds Green/lean credentials • Increasing electronic delivery • Laser-focus on core competencies • Maximising use of infrastructure space • Reducing costs • New financial models • Green credentials • Creativity www.shapingtomorrow.com
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    21. 21. 21 Dr. Mike Jackson Founder – Shaping Tomorrow www.shapingtomorrow.com To receive the full presentation at your event Contact us at http://www.shapingtomorrow.com/content.cfm?webtext=13 www.shapingtomorrow.com
    22. 22. 22 22 Q1. Q2. How will the future of education in Vietnam be different? What should we be doing about it? Instructions • Choose a person at your table to summarise answers (keep neat). • Write down your best three answers. Keep very short (less than 10 words each) for each question on separate postcards. Mark each either Q1 or Q2. • 20 minutes to answer both questions. Keep focused. • We will collect postcards and analyse during coffee. • We will feedback your responses after the break. • We will summarise all three City responses after the tour finishes. www.shapingtomorrow.com
    23. 23.       Personalized Curriculum Smart Phones Transformational Leadership Ipad2 23 23 Network of CCs in Different States Creative Molecular Economy Creating Ping-Pong Effects “Analogous Complexity” Identifying Weak Signals Chaos, Complexity, Ecology Futures Generative Dialogue Science of Networks Adaptive Planning Exponential Change Khan Academy 2020 Professions Social Networks Emerging Connections Non-linear systems Global Innovation Networks Valued Added Listening Future Forward Workforce Community Networks Rapid Prototyping Science of Networks Connective Thinking Cognitive Brain Research Targeted Learning Modular Knowledge Virtual Reality History-Future Analogies Appreciative Inquiry Holistic Systems Self-directed learning Unlearning Uplearning Biomimicry Conceptual Evaluation Continuous Innovation Access Points Interdependency Biological Organization 21st Century Technologies Semantic Web 3.0 New 21st Century Literacy Futures Institute Transformational Coach Learning Guide Future Basics   www.shapingtomorrow.com