Category Archives: Futures

About the Future of Work

Organizations are beginning to understand they need to invest in and cultivate the “ideas” in their workplace as a routine part of their work; ideas are to be managed with different methods than the industrial processes that allow you to … Continue reading

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‘A escola é o lugar que atrasa o século 21’

Não importa muito como ela seja chamada: educação 3.0, educação para o século 21, educação para a vida. Mas a verdade é que muitos educadores já perceberam que os sistemas educacionais precisarão se adaptar se quiserem formar alunos capazes de … Continue reading

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The Future of the Family to 2030 – A Scoping Report

Since the 1960s the family in the OECD area has already undergone significant transformation. In many countries, the extended family has all but disappeared, and the traditional two-parent family has become much less widespread as divorce rates, re-marriages, single parenthood … Continue reading

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Quantifying the Advantage of Looking Forward

We introduce a future orientation index to quantify the degree to which Internet users worldwide seek more information about years in the future than years in the past. We analyse Google logs and find a striking correlation between the country’s … Continue reading

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Education is failing the future-makers

Perhaps a single educational institution isn’t enough — or maybe the concept of an “institution” is all wrong. Maybe these thinkers had to drop out in order to find the various pieces of education, inspiration and experimentation they needed to … Continue reading

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Asleep at the Wheel: Are College Students and Employers Ready for the Jobs of the Future

Exhausted from a persistent economic crisis, college students and employers may be caught sleeping at the wheel when it comes to understanding the changing nature of work and preparing for future jobs. A March 2011 study sponsored by the University … Continue reading

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Future Work Skills 2020

Global connectivity, smart machines, and new media are just some of the drivers reshaping how we think about work, what constitutes work, and the skills we will need to be productive contributors in the future. This report analyzes key drivers … Continue reading

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The future of social experimenting

Cooperation is the essence that keeps societies together. It is the basis of solidarity and social order. When humans stop cooperating, a war of everybody against everybody can result. Understanding why and under what conditions humans cooperate is, therefore, one … Continue reading

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The future of thinking: learning institutions in a digital age

Over the past two decades, the way we learn has changed dramatically. We have new sources of information and new ways to exchange and to interact with information. But our schools and the way we teach have remained largely the … Continue reading

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Alvin Toffler on Education

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