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How the Portrait of a Graduate Can Help Communities Explore the Future of Learning

A learning community’s Portrait of a Graduate is a powerful tool for thinking about the implications of change.

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Alternative Universities: Ideas that Could Shape Higher Education Futures

Postsecondary and higher education leaders have the chance to explore far-reaching questions about the purpose and outcomes of higher education.

Published: April 17, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning, Higher Education
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Redefining Readiness: Insights for Schools and Districts

As smart technologies and shifting employment structures reshape the future of work, we need to rethink the skills and knowledge...

Published: April 5, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Perspectives on Educational Changemaking

We find ourselves at a unique moment for pursuing change in education. We face key questions about the impacts our...

Published: April 4, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Artificial Intelligence in Education: Examining the Possibilities and Implications

The age of artificial intelligence (AI) is here, and the time to examine its potential implications for, and impacts on,...

Published: April 3, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Opportunities for Schools to Shape the Future Today

Implications of our new forecast are clustered in four key areas: success; engagement; technology use; and learner and educator capacity.

Published: March 29, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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A Community Dialogue on the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and the Humanities

As AI is becoming increasingly prevalent; one community is thinking about what it means for them.

Published: March 25, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Future Is Bright: Takeaways from SXSWedu 2019

The organizers of, and speakers and presenters at, SXSWedu 2019 helped demonstrate how bright the future can be.

Published: March 18, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning
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Innovating Towards Learner-Focused and Human-Centered Education at SXSWedu

SXSWedu challenged attendees to innovate towards intense learner-focused and human-centered teaching and learning.

Published: March 11, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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“Knowledge Without Context is Confusion”

When we help student engage with current events, we are planting the seeds for future civic activists.

Published: February 8, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Navigating the Future of Learning: Webinar Insights

During a recent webinar, authors of Forecast 5.0 discussed how major societal shifts we are experiencing could shape the future...

Published: January 18, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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When You Think About the Future, What’s Your Time Horizon?

Exploring the future with a longer time horizon allows freedom to think as broadly as possible about potential changes and...

Published: January 14, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Discussion Guides for Forecast 5.0: Navigating the Future of Learning

These discussion guides are intended to help you explore and engage with future possibilities.

Published: January 7, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning, Higher Education
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Webinar Research Briefing: Navigating the Future of Learning

The authors of our forecast on the future of learning discuss how the major societal shifts we are currently experiencing...

Published: January 4, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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Turning Experience Into Foresight for Young Children and Families

Twenty education, business and community leaders explored what life might be like for children, families, communities and society in 2028.

Published: December 18, 2018
Topics: Early Childhood, Future of Learning
2018 Time Capsule: What Will Learning Look Like in Three Years?

KnowledgeWorks celebrated the launch of Forecast 5.0 by creating our own 2018 future of learning time capsule to which staff...

Published: December 17, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Empathy, Understanding and Play: Considering the Future with Katherine Prince

“If we look at the future with a lens toward ‘we can do better by all people,’ it gives us...

Published: December 6, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Trends, Patterns and Signals: Five Drivers of Change on the Horizon for Education

Though the future is inherently uncertain, it also rarely arrives unannounced.

Published: December 3, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Forecast 5.0 – The Future of Learning: Navigating the Future of Learning

Discover how current trends could impact learning 10 years from now.

Published: November 27, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Navigating the Future of Learning with the Simon Youth Foundation

Eeducators from Simon Youth Academies grappled with what drivers of change might mean for educational equity, learner agency and education...

Published: November 20, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Reframing Educational Priorities for Future Readiness

What knowledge, skills and dispositions are important for all learners to succeed in the careers that will be launching and...

Published: November 16, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Futures of Young Children and Their Families: Early Insights

Young children’s developmental, relational and educational experiences stay relevant long beyond their childhoods and carry significant implications for society.

Published: November 6, 2018
Topics: Early Childhood, Future of Learning
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Welcome to the Algorithmic Hiring Center

At the Thrival Festival’s Life.Code Interactive Experience, we simulated a hiring process from the year 2040.

Published: October 17, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning