14/03/19 Teaching skills for the future

According to the Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI) Finland is the world leader at the provision of future skills education followed by Switzerland.

Both countries excel particularly in the policy environment category.

On the other hand, the worst-ranked countries are Egypt, Nigeria, Algeria, Iran and Pakistan.

Some highlights of the article:

  • Most countries’ educational systems are not currently configured to equip the next generations with the skills they will most likely need.

  • Skills such as emotional intelligence, creative thinking and collaboration will be some core aptitudes needed in the future.

  • The report also highlights the importance of language learning and the role of AI as a teaching aid in the classroom.

You can find the full article here.