5 Best Videos on What Thought Leaders Say About the Future of Education


5 Best Videos on What Thought Leaders Say About the Future of Education

When one talks of the education sector, I am sure the first thing that comes to your mind is the drastic changes impacting the sector. Isn’t it?

What would be following it, is the constant discussion on the future of education and where is the learning sector heading towards? Many say, ‘students will be learning outside, armed with different devices, listening to a teacher of choice. Skills will not be assessed on paper but based on their performance in the field.’

The one thing that’s important to note from what you understand by what is meant by ‘the Future of Education’ is that the students will be the central of everything and so the need right now is more willingness from the education stakeholders to redesign what education looks like at the moment. Changes are no doubt taking place in the education sector but the level of such change and the quality is still considered by global leaders as unsatisfactory.

So, we bring to opinions from global leaders of different field talking about the future of education and what makes it essential for the new generation to thrive in the network age. Each of this videos will help you realize that the future of education is definitely ushering great hope for a brighter future, provided it is nurtured adequately.

1. Jack Ma on the Future of Education

In this video, Jack Ma categorically mentions that the next period of globalization should create opportunities for the young people to get involved. He also stresses upon the important point and alerts every education stakeholders to embrace change as he said ‘everything that one teaches should be different from machines.

If we do not change the way we teach, 30 years from now we will be in trouble.’ To know more about what Jack Ma talks about in the one of the summits organized by the World Economic Forum, watch the video below.

2. Bill Gates: How online Courses can Radically Improve Education by 2030

Talking of Future of Education, one cannot but keep aside the topic- online education as it is changing the way we learn today in big ways. With technology at its best development al phase, it looks like- online education is also going to become a matured sector and students are expected to widely opt for online courses to sharpen their knowledge and develop skills that help them in the long run.

Here in this video, you would hear Bill Gates believes that by 2030, online courses can bring about wildly better education to anyone with a smartphone or tablet.

3. The Future of Learning - A Talk by Sam Chaltain

Sam Chaltain- the famous educator and the founder of the Five Freedom Project is not less than a change maker for he through his project offers support to the local educators of America to develop leadership development, coaching and assistance to the teachers to handle challenging areas. In this particular video by Sam chaltain, you will hear him talk in detail on what as education stakeholders what should one focus on to change the landscape of education that meets the demand of the network age.

Take a look at the video below to know more on what Sam talks on.

4. Creating a Shared Future through Education and Empowerment

In this video, one learns how by bringing in change in the education and making education more accessible, it can essentially fix the fractures existing in the society. Igniting the mind on how education of the future can liberate the minds of young generation is a talk from the Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Fabiola Gianotti a particle physicist and the Director General of CERN and Malala Yousafzai the Co-Founder of Malala Fund.

Here in this video, a lot has been spoken about strengthening STEM skills as it not only imbibes the sense of creativity and innovation in an individual but allow one to come up with solutions that can be in the larger interest of the society. Watch the video to know more on it.

5. Can Technology Change Education? Raj Dhingra

Raj Dhingra is often regarded as the veteran of technology industry because he possesses an extensive track record of building strong, sustainable and profitable industry leadership positions in the new and emerging categories. In the video below, you will find him highlighting on the emphasis of technology in enhancing the education process.

He emphasizes on the point that to bring in change and take education towards a bright future, it is needed of teachers to changing their thinking around education technology.

Did you find the videos listed above useful? And, what are your views on the future of education as a responsible stakeholder? Do write to us, about your views by dropping in a comment in the comment section provided below.

About the Author
Author: Ananya DebroyWebsite: http://edtechreview.in
Ananya is currently working as the Content Manager at EdTechReview. She has a keen interest in Ed Tech and the ways in which it is strengthening the education sector as a whole. She is an avid reader and loves to meet relevant people & unleash new updates on various innovations in the EdTech world as it indirectly helps her pen down well-researched blogs on the niche. Follow her @AnanyaDebRoy

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