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Childhood in the digital age
Childhood in the digital age

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Week 4: The future of childhood education

Introduction

You have seen in previous weeks that childhood is a time of rapid change, not just physically, but also socially and cognitively, as children learn new skills, adapt existing ones and become more equipped to deal with the world around them.

In this video and in the concluding part of this course you focus on the future, and especially on the impact of changes to formal schooling and education in the next decade and beyond.

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What can we learn from current ground-breaking examples to guide us when it comes to implementing technology in classrooms of the future? You will take a look at future possibilities in education which could have a huge impact, not only in the West but also in developing countries.