The changing face of 21st century education and learning

RSA Event / Online

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RSA House and Online via YouTube

  • Education and learning
  • Public services
  • Social innovation
  • Technology
  • Work and employment

At a time of rapid social and technological transformation and rising social and environmental challenges, there is an urgent need to evolve our education systems to reflect and respond to the changing nature of our collective futures.

“Education is the root of all the more specific crises such as climate change, governance breakdowns, impending war and social unrest.” - Zachary Stein, writer, educator, futurist

The 2022 Times Education Commission set out to examine the entire UK education system and consider its future in the light of the Covid-19 crisis, declining social mobility, new technology and a shifting skills landscape.

Andy Haldane is joined by Commission Chair Rachel Sylvester; Lord Blunkett and Lord Baker to discuss the case for a radical re-think in addressing the acute educational needs of the 21st century.

A system shift in education and learning is required to bring about fundamental change – a re-imagining of existing models to develop practical interventions which meet the needs of educators, businesses, learners and society as a whole.

This event has been made possible through the partnership and vision of the Comino Foundation as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of their founding by the inventor, engineer and designer Dimitri Comino. The RSA’s collaboration with the Foundation dates back to the Comino Foundation Fellowship established in 1979; since 2014, the two organisations have partnered on the Pupil Design Awards, an annual social design challenge for secondary school pupils.

RSA event in partnership with the Comino Foundation

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