Education for a Changing World – at a glance
Education for a Changing World examines how advances in artificial intelligence and related technologies will affect education.
The Education for a Changing World project aims to stimulate informed discussions about the education policies and reforms needed to prepare young people for the future.
The project is exploring:
- the challenges and opportunities presented by the vastly different, artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled world that students of today will live and work in
- how education can provide the knowledge, skills and experiences today’s students need to thrive in tomorrow’s world.
A body of evidence is being built and a series of events have been held to facilitate discussion of the issues including Future Frontiers: Educating for 2040.
- 30 November 2018 - released the conversation starter Thinking for the future – preparing students to thrive in an AI world
- 26 June 2018 – held Future Frontiers: Educating for 2040 event and released the analytical report Preparing for the best and worst of times.
- 8 March 2018 – released 2 analytical reports examining the future of work in Australia and the key skills for the 21st Century.
- 9-10 November 2017 – Education for a Changing World: Learning in the time of AI Symposium.
- 9 November 2017 – launched the publication and e-book Future Frontiers: Education for an AI world.
Education for a Changing World aims to stimulate informed discussions about the education policies and reforms needed to prepare young people for the future.
Research and papers commissioned by the department provide context to discuss the difficult questions surrounding education and 21st century skills.
1 June 2017