Our latest piece of Thought Leadership, The paradigm shift: Redefining education, looks at how our existing education models are becoming increasingly irrelevant and suggests that there is a mismatch between the perceived purpose and role of education, and the demands of the modern worker. Traditional ways of acquiring an education are being disrupted.
While we tend to think of online education as a phenomenon welded largely to the past decade, in reality its history extends significantly further back than that. Think “before the Internet was even a thing that existed.”
People often ask me for specific examples of how technology is impacting global education. I suspect they are looking for super glossy examples of futuristic classrooms. They hope I’ll describe some design innovation or a revolutionary adaptive algorithmic trick. They expect video games, virtual reality, and robotics. But things often […]