Education Forward book now available on Kindle

The ebook version of Education Forward : Moving Schools Into The Future is now available on Amazon. Click here to purchase. Extracted essays from the book will appear on the Provocations section of this website. Contents: David Price Introduction Guy Claxton Bringing...

What Is It For? Renewing the purpose of education

Valerie Hannon   If education is truly to move forwards, in tune with the times, we have to rethink its purpose. Our current education system, which emerged in the middle of the 19th century, designed to serve the needs of the Industrial Revolution, is under...

The Scrap Heap Challenge

Mark Stevenson   I imagine a future where a grandchild might come to me and say, “So let me get this right, Grandad … when you were young, people used to dig up coal and oil from millions of years ago? That was dangerous and expensive and destroyed the...

Moving the curriculum forwards

Mick Waters   One way of looking at what we will need for the future is to imagine getting to the future and looking backwards. If today’s children, starting school in, say, 2020 were to look in the rear-view mirror and reflect on their schooling in the year...