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

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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
1Browse the International Migration Statistics and consider some reflection points. 45 minutes
2Read 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
3aRead the BBC article How many people can our planet really support? and then add to posts to the working wall. 45 minutes
3bRead the article Policies to Address Population Growth Nationally and Internationally, then consider some reflection points.60 minutes