Tag: Future

Children Are the Future, and Both Have To Be Fought For

Children are the future, as Whitney Houston famously reminded us, and both have to be fought for, as Steve McQueen so powerfully expresses in “Education,” the fifth and final chapter of “Small Axe,” his anthology for Amazon Studios and the BBC.

In many ways, this is different than anything else in the director’s filmography — it’s the first time he’s had a pre-teen protagonist, for one — but its urgent sense of a community banding together to create opportunity and to dismantle institutionalized racism makes it very much of a piece with the four other films under the “Small Axe”

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Commentary: Education’s unprecedented present may forecast future problems

As we approach the end of a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented upheaval to education, and as schools lurch backward and forward and back again in varying stages of reopening their campuses, parents are understandably worried about the future.

They wonder about the long-term impact of all the disruption, and if their children will suffer lasting harm.

The answer: Yes. No. It depends.

Now that I’ve cleared that up for you, I will amend the above to state categorically that no one can predict with anything approaching precision how the long-range effects on students will manifest. Although

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Personalized, Real-World, And Experiential Learning Is The Future Of Education

Topline: The model for higher education is failing learners and it is inaccessible to others. Fortunately, new innovations are beginning to break down the barriers to learning by making it personalized, real-world, and experiential. Between Arizona State University, which just announced an application of virtual reality, to DataCamp, which just released a set of interactive and hands-on curricula, the future is bright.

There is a general recognition that higher education is not currently serving the needs of learners and the workforce alike.

For example, employers routinely complain about a skills gap, particularly in new

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“The education of the future implies abandoning traditional approaches,” says UNICEF expert at Ismael Cala Foundation forum | News

MIAMI, October 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “The education of the future implies abandoning traditional approaches and promoting pedagogies centered on students, as well as ensuring links between schools and communities,” said Vincenzo Placco, specialist in Secondary Education and Learning at the UNICEF Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean during the Ismael Cala Foundation’s 2020 First Forum of on Quality Education and Social Progress of Youth.

The Ismael Cala Foundation creates and promotes emotional leadership and vocational guidance programs for children, adolescents and youth

In the multi-sector event, the panelists shared experiences and reflections on the Sustainable

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Amid pandemic, future of many Catholic schools is in doubt

NEW YORK (AP) — As the new academic year arrives, school systems across the United States are struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Roman Catholic educators have an extra challenge — trying to forestall a relentless wave of closures of their schools that has no end in sight.

Already this year, financial and enrollment problems aggravated by the pandemic have forced the permanent closure of more than 140 Catholic schools nationwide, according to officials who oversee Catholic education in the country.

Three of the nation’s highest-ranking Catholic leaders, in a recent joint appeal, said Catholic schools “are presently facing

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