Future of adult education
What are the innovations and challenges that will shape education in the post-pandemic world?
Playing for adults – five examples of game-based learning tools
What do games have to do with teaching first aid skills or identifying disinformation? We introduce five innovative ways of using gamification in adult learning.
Creating new learning pathways with AI – the journey has begun
As the first steps are being taken to use artificial intelligence to support the acquisition of skills, many questions remain unanswered. The text is an essay written for issue 1/2021 on Future of Adult Education.
Turning invisible visible
For the future of lifelong learning, one key challenge is to recognise and showcase learning wherever it happens. Cities of Learning Programme aims to do just this.
How do we learn to be a human in the digital era?
Technology alone cannot solve the big challenges of the coming decades. Soft skills are needed more and more, but do we understand what learning these skills requires in the digital world? The text is an editorial written for issue 1/2021 on Future of Adult Education.
Leave no-one behind: a case for democratising access to technology education
By opening up technology education to more students, we would make society fairer but also foster creative solutions to global challenges, argues Roberta Sgarliglia. The text is a column written for issue 1/2021 on Future of Adult Education.
Making up the empathy deficit
Empathy is a necessary skill in the future, when humankind is solving more and more complex global problems together. Increasing empathy in societies has become a more prominent issue.
Educational games, mobile quizzes and digital badges are transforming learning
How is gamification affecting adult education? Three experts share their views on the future of gamification and game-based learning.
When different generations come together, everybody wins
Intergenerational learning improves the participants’ well-being, strengthens communities and helps to solve complex issues. That’s why it has a bright future.
Tomorrow’s learning: utopias and dystopias
Adult education experts and researchers from Serbia, Belgium and Finland share their vision for what learning could and should look like in the coming years.
The future of work calls for softness
How does a futurist view lifelong learning? We talked to Perttu Pölönen about the effects of e-learning, the changing role of validation and the skills that separate us from machines.