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.

Anonymous, Italy
« As always, the key issue is to form people in such a way that they may acquire a critical mind, wh ... »
Anonymous, Italy
« Freedom of speech, freedom to attend in a physical classroom with people (students and teachers), ... »
Anonymous, Ethiopia
« Pandemic, climate change and conflicts. ... »
Anonymous, Italy
« Develop skills for professions that doesn't exist yet. Develop skills for social co-living. ... »
Maura Di Mauro, Italy
« Develop skills for new professions that still do not exists but also to contribute to the developm ... »
Alba María Escudero López, Spain
« I speak as a social science student who has the opportunity to experience 2 different education sy ... »


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