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.

Shakya Kalehewatte, Sri Lanka
« Education should be based on environment and nature of course. Students should be able to cooperat ... »
Ayodele Ojo, Nigeria
« The impact of trauma emanating from COVID-19 pandemic is a huge factor which is and would still af ... »
Dr. Hani Hamed Ezeldin Elsayed, Saudi Arabia
« Learning and knowledge are tools that can help inspire possible futures of humanity and of the pla ... »
Ajmal Muhammad, Pakistan
« Out of school children and their Education is the main issue. Using Non Formal Education and techn ... »
Anonymous, Nigeria
« 1. Viable ideas submitted to the UN through various programs should be reviewed through research; ... »
Anthony Ten Jet Foei, Netherlands
« Discipline has significant influence on well-being due to its impacts on the material, social, and ... »

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