Category Archives: Future learning

Three scenarios for the future – lessons from the sociology of knowledge

Read This review draws on social realist approaches in the sociology of knowledge and, in light of them, constructs three scenarios for the future of education in the next decades. The focus of the review is on one of the … Continue reading

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The Future of Work and implications for Education

Read This report considers how the nature of work and employment is likely to change over the next few decades, in the context of developments in technology and other key drivers of change. It summarises the main trends in employment … Continue reading

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Identity, Communities and Citizenship

Read This Report addresses three overlapping and interlocking domains; identity, community and citizenship. The Challenge will also explore the intersection of identity and community, and identity and citizenship, and the ways in which changing technologies are likely to impact all. … Continue reading


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Trusteeship, Wisdom, and the Creative Future of Education?

Read Read also – Creativity, Wisdom, and Trusteeship – Exploring the Role of Education An analysis of research and literature on Creativity in Education What role does, and should, creativity play in education? What role can and should creativity play … Continue reading

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Learning to Learn

Read The aim of this chapter is to provide a summary of evidence from current research in the UK and internationally about learning to learn. This is in order to identify and analyse the emerging trends in society, technology and … Continue reading

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Mapping major Changes to Education and Training in 2025

Read The overall objective of the study is to contribute to the development of imaginative visions and scenarios of the future of learning in order to support priority setting for education, training and skilling policies. A first series of expert … Continue reading

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How the world’s most improved school systems keep getting better

Read How the World’s Most Improved School Systems Keep Getting Better—a report that examines 20 systems in action– makes a unique contribution to this critical global agenda. Building on their 2007 study but with much more precision, in this remarkable … Continue reading

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Nurturing Creativity in Young People

Read This report offers: – A clear framework for the further development of creativity for children and young people – A progression within this framework that starts with the Early Years, is embedded in (but goes beyond) mainstream education, develops … Continue reading

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Knowledge, Creativity and Communication

Read This report considers the potential effects of social and technological change on the character of knowledge, creativity and communication over the next three decades. It draws on evidence and insights from a set of 20 commissioned reviews in order … Continue reading

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Creativity in the School

Read When it comes to creativity in schools in particular, the second half of the 20th century can be seen as having experienced first a drought (following the introduction of a National Curriculum in 1989, subsequently re-framed in 1999, which … Continue reading

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