Predicting Unknown Futures
‘Twenty-first-century skills’, otherwise known as ‘soft skills’ such as communication, collaboration, cooperation, and creativity, are compared with ‘hard skills’ such as literacy, numeracy, and content knowledge in this chapter, in which I pose a number of questions. What will the classroom of the future look like in delivering these contrasting aspects of the curriculum, given the contemporary demands of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’? Can creativity and imagination be taught? How do we turn information into knowledge in a world of information overload? What is the process of the ‘getting of wisdom?
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