In a study conducted by IPTS, TNO, the Open University of the Netherlands and AtticMedia for the European Commission on the future of learning we developed several personas that tell the story of Europe’s learners in 2025. This video sketches the context in which these personas will learn in 2025.
Some kids learn by listening; others learn by doing. Geoff Mulgan gives a short introduction to the Studio School, a new kind of school in the UK where small teams of kids learn by working on projects that are, as Mulgan puts it, “for real.”
This video was produced by the New Brunswick Department of Education to stimulate discussion among educators and other stakeholders in public education in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The 21st Century presents unique challenges for education worldwide. In order to keep pace with global change we must focus on 21st Century Skills and public education must adapt to keep students engaged.
Future of education: A schizophrenic swing between apathy and catastrophe
An interesting debate about the future of education. As Ceri Facer says in this video of an RSA seminar attitudes towards change in schools seem to swing in a schizophrenic swing between apathy and catastrophe.
The idea of the flipped classroom is proimoted as an important innovation in education. Inspired by the Khan Academy pupils get instructions to watch video’s at home to learn, in school the information from the video’s is processed via tasks and discussions.
With this video channel GO! wants to stimulate reflection on education in the 21st century. Our aim is to share thought provoking video footage on education on a regular basis. Our target group is everyone involved in education. Because we want to stimulate exchange of views between educational stakeholders in different countries we have chosen English as a common language.