Why change?

The world around us is changing. When our children leave the education system, it is very likely they will have jobs that do not even exist now. We need to ensure that our students have the digital and social-emotional skills to thrive in this new world.

We will take risks and challenge traditional ideologies to ensure that we are constantly evolving in line with current thinking and research. 

On this page you can read examples of research that support our vision.

Schools of the Future

World Economic Forum White paper

As globalization and rapid advancements in technology
continue to transform civic space and the world of work,
education systems have grown increasingly disconnected
from the realities and needs of global economies and
societies. In the context of job disruption and increased
polarization, primary and secondary school systems have a
critical role to play in preparing the global citizens and workforces of the future.

Education models must adapt to equip children with the skills to create a more inclusive, cohesive and productive world.

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The class of 2030 and life-ready learning

Microsoft White paper

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While the class of 2030 will need deeper cognitive skills in priority areas such as creativity and problem solving, social-emotional skills such as relationship building, self-awareness, and self-recognition will be increasingly important, since they not only support academic learning but also promote well-being. To meet these needs, technology will play an increasingly critical, complementary role in how students learn and how educators support them.

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The Future of Jobs

World Economic Forum report

As technological breakthroughs rapidly shift the frontier between the work tasks performed by humans and those performed by machines and algorithms, global labour markets are likely to undergo major transformations. These transformations, if managed wisely, could lead to a new age of good work, good jobs and improved quality of life for all, but if managed poorly, pose the risk of widening skills gaps, greater inequality and broader polarization. 

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