Autonomous vehicles 2010s driverless cars emerge By 2020, Volvo envisages having cars in which passengers would be immune from injuries. By 2020, GM, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Nissan, BMW and Renault all expect to sell vehicles that can drive themselves at least part of the time. By 2025, Daimler and Ford expect fully autonomous vehicles on the market. By 2035, IHS Automotive report says will be the year most self-driving vehicles will be operated completely independent from a human occupant’s control.
2035 timeline Final collapse of European Union Russia is a global food superpower Establishment of first manned lunar bases Economic decline of Middle East Arctic ice free in September Distributed propulsion systems revolutionise air travel Robots dominate battlefields Researchers and investors hope that space elevator will be built Fully functioning artificial eyes are available Fights over control of water resources China the superpower in Asia and Africa
start preschool 2015+3+7+6+4= 2035 graduate from tertiary
Can we predict what students will need 20 years out?
Can we predict what technology will have been developed and become commonplace ?
Will education institutions as we currently know them exist beyond this decade?
That’s like trying to strap a rocket engine onto an elephant so that it can move faster. Good luck. John P. Kotter from ‘XLR8’ ‘The situation will no longer be improved by tweaking the usual methodology or adding turbochargers to a single hierarchical system.
Education 2030 “We are transitioning from a teaching model to a learning model. Teaching requires experts. Learning only requires coaches.With increasing online assets in place, we are moving quickly into the new frontier of a teacherless education system.” Jobs Going AwayNew Jobs Created - Teachers- Coaches - Trainers- Course designers - Professors- Learning camps http://www.futuristspeaker.com/2012/02/2-billion-jobs-to-disappear-by-2030/
Learning has already democratised to the point that no longer can we control what students learn.
We have gone through this hourglass in history when a paradigm shift occurred and yet many have not realised this.
What skills? 1.Sense Making 2.Social Intelligence 3.Novel and Adaptive Thinking 4.Cross-Cultural Competency 5.Computational Thinking 6.New-Media Literacy 7.Transdisciplinarity 8.Design Mindset 9.Cognitive Load Management 10.Virtual Collaboration (Source : The Institute for the Future (IFTF), June 2011)