Learning for the 21st Century
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Education has changed, there is no doubt, and is constantly changing in response to significant socio-economic and technological changes, and the huge amount of information and knowledge being generated and shared digitally. How we offer education in the 21st Century has been a response to a complex and dynamic world.
Rachel Bolstad and Jane Gilbert (2012) researched future thinking in education. The executive summary outlines their project and findings for Supporting future-oriented learning and teaching - a New Zealand perspective. Although this relates to the school sector, the key points also relate to the tertiary sector. For example:
- personalising learning;
- educating for diversity and success for all learners;
- building learning capacity;
- reconceptualising the roles and responsibilities of teachers and students;
- engaging in continuous professional learning; and
- developing partnerships with their communities (p.10).