Society 3.0: Mastering the global transition on our way to the next step in human evolution

Society 3.0: Mastering the global transition on our way to the next step in human evolution

Knowmad Society collaborator Ronald van den Hoff has released the English edition of his book, Society 3.0. Society 3.0: Mastering the Global Transition on Our Way to the Next Step in Human Evolution investigates the myriad of financial crises plaguing our society today, as well…

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Who’s the best looking kid in an ugly family?

Who’s the best looking kid in an ugly family?

I recently did a short interview for the Madrid magazine PLÁCET. Here’s the complete English version of our conversation.

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ExpoEnlaces 2013 recap

The text is in Spanish, but Educarchile posted a nice recap of my keynote at ExpoEnlaces 2013, organized by the Chilean Ministry of Education. Here are some highlights, translated into English: We do not know what education will be like in the coming decades, but…

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What we’re watching: Dustin Haisler on disrupting education

From TEDxLivermore: Dustin Haisler shares his experience from the front edge, in an age of hyper-connectivity and rapid innovation, the pace of which is fundamentally shifting. Every minute of the day, 30 hrs of video are uploaded to YouTube alone. As we move from consumption-based…

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We just launched our crowdfunding campaign – please contribute!

We just launched our crowdfunding campaign – please contribute!

Dear friends and supporters of Education Futures,   Today, we are launching a crowdfunding campaign for Education Futures, and we need your help to: Create sustainable disruption that will challenge the status quo of how we learn and work together. Foster innovative relationships in a…

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A snapshot of the knowmadic workforce

A snapshot of the knowmadic workforce

In Knowmad Society, we noted that 45% of the workforce is trending to become knowmadic by the year 2020 — the freelancers, neo-nomads, self-employed, 1099 workers, contingent workers, contractors, etc. The Wall Street Journal published a story on a report by MBO Partners, a back-office…

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Dear Edutopia: Kids aren’t the problem

Dear Edutopia: Kids aren’t the problem

Dear Edutopia: Don’t get me wrong. I’m a big fan of yours – a really big one. You’re precisely the type of engaged organization that can perhaps inspire real changes in education. I really need to voice a concern, however: Lately, it seems that you’re…

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Report from the European Democratic Education Community 2013 Conference

Report from the European Democratic Education Community 2013 Conference

Note: This article was originally published in Other Education, vol. 2, no. 2 (2013), pp. 113-115, and is reprinted under Creative Commons license (BY-SA). From July 28 to August 2, 2013, the European Democratic Education Community (EUDEC) held its fifth annual general meeting and conference….

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Did you miss the live Webinar with Cristóbal Cobo? Don’t worry. We made a recording for you.

Did you miss the live Webinar with Cristóbal Cobo? Don’t worry. We made a recording for you.

Life in the 21st Century has become international, multicultural, and inter-connected, requiring new skills for educators to succeed. What are the so-called “21st Century skills,” and which key conditions are needed for the development of these skills within and outside of formal educational settings? Learn…

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Free Webinar on Thursday: Skills and competencies for knowmadic workers

Free Webinar on Thursday: Skills and competencies for knowmadic workers

Life in the 21st Century has become international, multicultural, and inter-connected, requiring new skills for educators to succeed. What are the so-called “21st Century skills,” and which key conditions are needed for the development of these skills within and outside of formal educational settings? Learn what it means to learn in a “knowmadic” society, and explore the shift from what we learn to how we learn in this free, online webinar.

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