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Students Have To Take Control Of Their Own Education

Helsinki-born HundrED is a global, non-profit project building a vision of education for the next 100 years. The first 75 experiments are being trialled in schools across Finland, with a further 100 case studies on ambitious educational projects and innovations being collected from around the world. Joining these innovations are 100 interviews with global thought leaders, aiming to discover the ways in which education needs to change to prepare children for a rapidly changing world...

In an interview with HundrED, Sugata Mitra, professor of educational technology at Newcastle University, discusses the skills today’s students need, and the role that teaching plays...

Read the full blog on the Huffington Post. 

published on: 30 November 2016