Views on the futures of education from around the world

The Futures of Education initiative is sparking conversations on how knowledge and learning can shape the future of humanity and the planet. How should education be re-thought in the light of the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century? UNESCO has received views from around the world and we invite you to submit your own ideas as well.  These written contributions are shared with the International Commission on the Futures of Education and will help to shape the upcoming global report (to be released in late 2021).  Take a moment to examine the written submissions yourself – find inspiration, be challenged, and join the global discussion on the futures of education!

What is the major, key issue for the futures of education?

The opinions expressed here are those of the authors. These are not necessarily those of UNESCO and do not commit the Organization.

Lennart Swahn, Sweden
« How the International Commission on the Futures of Education can create the greatest breakthrough ... »
Alyazia Alshimmari, United Arab Emirates
« Education, why get educated? Will it make you a great person or it's just getting it done for ... »
Silishi Noushad, United Arab Emirates
« Human beings start learning from when they are born. In my view, a part of education is Learning. ... »
Deepthi, United Arab Emirates
« As we know, we should give every citizen education as it helps an individual in holistic developme ... »
Salih Saleh, Sweden
« As humans, our main purpose is to pass on knowledge and experiences to the next generations. It ... »
Dima Kandalaft, United Arab Emirates
« Technology is a bittersweet characteristic of the rapid change impacting education. Recently, educ ... »


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