The constant change

In almost every country globally, there is rapid change occurring to what education is and will be, based on both the desire to produce or uphold economic growth and the constant development of new technologies. At the same time, our traditional systems for education are equally...

So you are a policy maker and you want to engineer a big shift in learning in schools to embrace “21st Century Skills” – how do you do it?

My starting point is always the same – teaching. This is the bedrock of a good education and any successful reform must start with classroom practice and what would motivate and enable pedagogy to successfully change. Some jurisdictions and ministers think just telling teachers what to...