New York, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2015
Education systems have primarily focused on academic attainment that is important and relatively easy to measure. However the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, with their focus on People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership, will depend on educators to develop new curricula and competencies to achieve them (the 4th goal is an explicit goal for education). Many believe the new competencies needed to tackle the global issues will be harder to measure. Will education systems be ready, willing and able to make the changes needed?
Global Education Publisher got answers from EFF 15 Debate speakers Rebecca Ingram Senior Schools Advisor (International Development) at the British Council and Alexa Joyce Worldwide Director of Policy, Teaching and Learning at Microsoft during Education Fast Forward's 15th Live Global Debate on Curriculum 2030 - Changing education to achieve the UN’s Global Goals.
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