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.

Marko Koskinen, Finland
« Most of the current education systems base on the idea that teaching leads to learning (schooling) ... »
Samantha Chinyoka, Zimbabwe
« SUSTAINABILITY Sustainability in all aspects. Not only with environmental concerns but sustaina ... »
Sergei Kladko, Europe
« The COVID-19 pandemic has sharply raised the question not only about educational methods, but also ... »
Harald Breikss, Latvia
« I'd like to draw people's attention to a few very obvious trends nowadays and how they i ... »
Maciej Urban, Poland
« It is obvious now, that climate is changing rapidly and it is heading straight into a catastrophe. ... »
Łukasz Niedźwiecki, Poland
« In my opinion, two challenges are worth mentioning. One will be caused by increased automation ... »


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