The Future of Education (News and Research 86)

The education of the young needs the special attention of the lawmaker. The neglect of education in a state is injurious to the state – Aristotle (350BC)


The Future of Education: It’s coming, but will it get here fast enough?  Education has long been notoriously slow to change. Most classrooms around the world look scarcely different than they did a century ago. But as the World Bank’s education lead Harry Patrinos told Devex at the Global Education & Skills Forum in Dubai, “the race is now being led by technology, and education is having trouble keeping up.” With automation and artificial intelligence likely to cut off the traditional path to development for many countries, which has included employing large numbers of workers in low-skill manufacturing, education systems simply aren’t ready…

Future Talk: Will automation in the workplace revolutionise education… Mr Harry Patrinos discusses cutting edge concepts relating to the future of automation and its impact on what …

Dr. Harry Patrinos, World Bank – YouTube  At the Global Education & Skills Forum, the global education community, long underfunded, politicized, and out …

More media coverage of the Flagship, Growing Smarter: Learning & Equitable Development in East Asia Pacific:

Schooling without learning is a great injustice – World Bank experts

Students in east China and Vietnam top rich-world peers

7 out of 10 top school systems are in East Asia Pacific

Chinese, Vietnamese students do better in school than Americans

RI needs to improve education to sustain growth

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Do impacts on test scores even matter? Lessons from long-run outcomes in school choice research  For the past 20 years, almost every major education reform has rested on a common assumption: Standardized test scores are an accurate and appropriate measure of success and failure…


Categories Artificial intelligence, China, early reading, Human capital, PISA, Returns to education, Shanghai, TIMSS

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