Collaborative Learning for the Digital Age

Collaborative Learning for the Digital Age

Unfortunately, current practices of our educational institutions—and workplaces—are a mismatch between the age we live in and the institutions we have built over the last 100-plus years. The 20th century taught us that completing one task before starting another one was the route to success. Everything about 20th-century education, like the 20th-century workplace, has been designed to reinforce our attention to regular, systematic tasks that we take to completion. Attention to task is at the heart of industrial labor management, from the assembly line to the modern office, and of educational philosophy, from grade school to graduate school.

 

Unsere beruflichen Karrieren und unsere Wirtschaft laufen nicht mehr linear, wie im letzten Jahrhundert, sondern immer zirkulärer. Das erwartet von jedem Menschen im Berufsleben eine permanente Orientierung, eine Öffnung für neue Ideen und lebenslanges Lernen.

In unseren Schulen besteht mit Sicherheit noch ein großer Bedarf in allen drei Punkten.

 

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