News, trends and resources on 21st century learning and teaching to empower students, teachers and parents in Kenya. For a compete list of education resources go to: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources
A review of Marina Gorbis's The Nature of the Future. I'm spending this week at the Future of Learning Institute, so it seems like a good time for a long overdue review of Marina Gorbis's The Nature of the Future: Dispatches from the Socialstructed World.
The world is changing through technology and this includes higher education, where ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) is helping to put students at the centre of the learning experience, allowing them to be in control of the process and providing them with a range of options to consume and share this educational content — using smart devices anywhere, anytime.
Education is perceived as one of the principal motivating factors behind national economic development and it is one of the most effective ways in which individuals can ever hope to achieve better opportunities and a higher standard of living in Kenya. For these reasons Kenya has invested heavily into its education system over the past twenty years.
As the world of learning continues to evolve, so will learners. The following personas, most created with Collective Invention, present snapshots of what we believe different learners’ experiences, struggles, and aspirations might be.