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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 6 you will:

  • begin to understand how education can respond to the opportunities and challenges of the future with renewed purpose.

Activities should extend understanding already considered in the previous weeks of:

  • how ideas explored in the course may impact on your own education system
  • the potential impacts of key globally experienced drivers on the future of young people in your context
  • what the characteristics of an education fit for the future might be.
Week 6 activity planner
Activity Details Time
1 Consider the reflection points, and then write three different posts for the course forum. Read some of the other posts. 60 minutes
2 Review your learning from the past three weeks and consider the reflection points. 60 minutes
3 Read through a resource about the Alternative Basic Education for Karamoja-ABEK Program and then consider the reflection point. 60 minutes
4 Create a detailed mind map summarising your learning from the course. 60 minutes
5 Write a 200-word course forum post. 60 minutes