Is it goodbye to teachers? Is it goodbye to schooling as we know it? Will it lead to reinventing education, schools, and educators? ChatGPT, an innovative tool that answers questions about almost anything, was released toward the end of 2022. Put this way, it would seem like the exact old wine in a new bottle. After all, Google and Wikipedia have been doing this for decades. … [Read more...] about ChatGPT and Education: Opportunity, Challenge, or Threat?
Addressing the challenges and the future of education involves recognizing that we are facing an unprecedented context, which is not solely the result of the pandemic and a complex global geopolitical and economic scenario. It is also a consequence of the structural issues that the region was already facing, combined with other persistent global challenges like climate change, … [Read more...] about Beyond Wishful Thinking: Ending Inequality Entails Transforming Education
In this 21st century, when social change is occurring at a dizzying pace, societies are demanding that people develop an increasing number of the skills needed to navigate complex life challenges. These skills include resilience, critical thinking, and empathy, among others. What are the life skills that matter and how can education systems contribute to people's … [Read more...] about The 10 Life Skills Worth Pursuing Now
In response to the uncertainty of a changing world grappling with social and economic crises, the labor market has undergone a series of changes in which ways of doing things are beginning to be questioned. For example, people need to be at an office to improve productivity or that in order to succeed in the workforce, the only valid education is a university degree. Today … [Read more...] about Bootcamps vs. Traditional Education: Options For Training Tech Talent
Did you ever imagine witnessing the emergence of a pandemic and the science race for a vaccine to fight it? Technological, environmental, and demographic transformations are reshaping the way we navigate the world today. These challenges urge education systems to equip youth with the skills needed to thrive in complex and uncertain realities. The COVID-19 pandemic has deepened … [Read more...] about 21st Century Skills Education: a Must Do for an Equitable Future