Looking globally: the future of education
Looking globally: the future of education

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Looking globally: the future of education

Week 4 aims and activities

In Week 4 you will:

  • reflect on the implications of global demographic drivers on education.

Activities should facilitate an understanding of:

  • current demographic patterns globally and locally
  • the implications of demographics on education
  • the implications of these changes for the future of education.

Week 4 activity planner

Activity Details Time
1 Browse the International Migration Statistics and consider some reflection points. 45 minutes
2 Read selected parts of the article World Report 2017 – The Lost Years. Post a news item relevant to demographic change affecting your setting to the course forum; then read posts from other contributors. 45 minutes
3 Skim-read the BBC article How many people can our planet really support?, and the article Policies to Address Population Growth Nationally and Internationally, then consider some reflection points. 45 minutes
4 Read some posts from the Activity 2 responses on the course forum, then write a comment on the course forum around 200 words. Then read and respond to some of the new forum contributions. 60 minutes
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