Education Challenges in a Hyperconnected Society Based on the National Survey #ConnectedYouthBrazil

  • Brasilina Passarelli
  • Fabiana VetrittiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 445)


This paper presents in its introduction, considerations regarding the strong contrasts and the huge necessity of human values reconfiguration in all activities due to the hyperconnected contemporary society. Both authors are part of School of the Future—USP Research Laboratory. Considerations regarding students self-perception and their comprehension on teacher’s digital literacies are shown based on a previous research they conducted, entitled “#ConnectedYouthBrazil Research”. The study mixed quantitative and qualitative methods, which included survey, Internet monitoring (E-Meter), in-depth interviews and focus groups. The results here presented help to keep the discussion about the reshaping of education in Brazil in the agenda to enlighten its future.


Digital literacies Education challenges Students Teachers #Connectedyouthbrazil research School of the future—USP research laboratory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of São Paulo (USP), Cidade UniversitáriaSão PauloBrazil

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