The way we learn is changing. The voices of young people from across the globe are captured in this video, illustrating how they see the transition to a new culture of education empowered by technology.
New ways of learning - going digital
Increasing the chances for young people to find a job means starting as far back as the learning environments to which they are exposed from a young age. We see in this video some interesting ways for young people to interact and engage across cultures and to develop new skills which will prepare them for the workplace.
These innovative learning platforms directly support the EU employability flagship initiatives ‘Youth on the Move’ and more recently the Agenda for New Skills and Jobs, both part of the Europe 2020 Strategy.
Are we educating people out of a mindset of creativity? Challenging traditional public education models and looking at how new digital technologies impact the gateway to ideas and information Sir Ken Robinson makes some interesting remarks. We would invite you to listen here.
Taking this debate further, please look at a recent blog which goes behind the scenes of the New Skills for New Jobs Agenda and what it means to prepare for Europe 2020 Jobs. Microsoft is supporting students to experience innovative learning approaches as part of the ‘Partners in Learning’ programme. We seek to accommodate individual learning needs and also to build the talent pipeline for tomorrow's jobs. We aim to do our part and help develop the talent and potential of tomorrow’s leaders.