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Author(s): Josie Roberts and Rachel Bolstad
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In this interview set asks Keri Facer, author of Learning Futures: Education, Technology, and Social Change (2011), about her ideas and what keeps her optimistic about the future. Her book makes a...

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Author(s): Alex Hotere-Barnes, Nicola Bright, and Jessica Hutchings

Te reo and mātauranga Māori are linked to a distinctive Māori identity and ways of being in the world. With the majority of Māori students enrolled in English-medium schools, we face the national...

Author(s): Andrew Gibbons

The most powerful thing about the literature on future-oriented education is what it tells us about our orientation to the present. This article explores some of the key ideas of future...

Author(s): Sasha Matthewman and John Morgan

Future focus is one of the eight principles of the New Zealand curriculum. However, the term is sometimes conflated with the more-expansive term 21st-century learning, which, this article argues,...

Author(s): Kwok-Wing Lai

Future-oriented pedagogies should focus on supporting students to be creative, innovative, and capable of creating knowledge, both individually and collaboratively, at the community level. This...

Author(s): Sue McDowall

Future-oriented theorists argue that if we want students to be future builders, we need to provide them with opportunities to do things with existing knowledge, rather than just reproduce it. In...

Author(s): Susan Sandretto and Jane Tilson

We can no longer predict knowledge needed for the future, which has significant implications for contemporary literacy programmes. In this article we argue that reconceptualising current literacy...

Author(s): James Dator

Professor James Dator has spent nearly five decades in the discipline of future studies. In this article, he suggests that all images of the future can be described within four categories that he...

Author(s): Maurice Alford

I’ve been teaching since 1973, some in area schools, some in intermediates, but mostly in secondary schools. Throughout my career I have enjoyed studying part-time, and in 2004 I was privileged to...

Author(s): Senga White

Now is an exciting time to be involved in educating our next generation. The way we think about education and our approach to teaching is continually evolving, and our libraries are also...

Author(s): Karen Melhuish Spencer

Review of Learning futures: Education, technology and social change, by Keri Facer
Routledge, 182 pp., March 2011, 978-0-415-58143-1