Why Schools should teach the Curriculum of the Future, not the Past

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Posted Sep 18, 2018 | WEF’s New Champions, Hadi Partovi

A redefinition of foundational education is needed to keep up with the evolution of skills needed to solve problems, innovate and succeed. But society has not met that challenge and is not preparing the next generation adequately for the future.  In her article for the 2018 Annual Meeting of the WEF’s  New Champions, Hadi Partovi calls on education leaders to “remove aspects of the curriculum of 1918 to make room for the curriculum of 2018to prepare all students with the necessary creative, collaborative and digital problem-solving skills. Schools must teach computer science as part of the core curriculum to develop computational thinking, interface design, data analysis, machine learning, cybersecurity, networking and robotics.



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