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

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Week 4: How do demographic challenges affect the possible purposes for education?


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Welcome to Week 4 of Looking globally: the future of education

During Week 3 you considered what education for a sustainable future might mean by focusing on environmental issues.

A further challenge to education systems is that of demographics, which this section will ask you to look at in more detail. There are, and will be even more, significant demographic changes in the world. As you engage with the resources here, think about what their impact will be on the education systems that you are familiar with.