Title: The Future of Learning: Preparing for Change
Authors: REDECKER CHRISTINELEIS MiriamLEENDERTSE MatthijsPUNIE YvesGIJSBERS GovertKIRSCHNER PaulSTOYANOV SlaviHOOGVELD Bert
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2011
JRC N°: JRC66836
ISBN: 978-92-79-21471-4 (print), 978-92-79-21472-1 (PDF)
ISSN: 1018-5593 (print), 1831-9424 (online)
Other Identifiers: EUR 24960 EN
OPOCE LF-NA-24960-EN-C (print), LF-NA-24960-EN-N (online)
URI: http://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/publications/pub.cfm?id=4719
http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC66836
DOI: 10.2791/63488 (print)
10.2791/64117 (online)
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report aims to identify, understand and visualise major changes to learning in the future. It developed a descriptive vision of the future, based on existing trends and drivers, and a normative vision outlining how future learning opportunities should be developed to contribute to social cohesion, socio-economic inclusion and economic growth. The overall vision is that personalisation, collaboration and informalisation (informal learning) are at the core of learning in the future. These terms are not new in education and training but will have to become the central guiding principle for organising learning and teaching in the future. The central learning paradigm is thereby characterised by lifelong and life-wide learning, shaped by the ubiquity of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). To reach the goals of personalised, collaborative and informalised learning, holistic changes need to be made (curricula, pedagogies, assessment, leadership, teacher training, etc.) and mechanisms need to be put in place which make flexible and targeted lifelong learning a reality and support the recognition of informally acquired skills.
JRC Institute:Institute for Prospective Technological Studies

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