Higher Education Futures

Higher Education Futures

Many have questioned the relevance of higher education over the last century. It is a time period that has seen many shifts in the way we work, the way we live and the overall global mindset. It can be argued that the advancement and accessibility of technology is the...
What is Futures Thinking?

What is Futures Thinking?

Unlike any other field of study, futures thinking is a topic that cannot be studied or predicted because the future does not exist yet. It is one of the few fields that is fundamentally inter- and multi-disciplinary. Scholars who focus on the future still reference...
Beta Testing Education for Sustainability

Beta Testing Education for Sustainability

Our world is finite. It is a simple principle for which to educate our future generations. Many prime ministers, presidents and, now, the Pope, have all expressed the need to introduce the concept of sustainability in education. Though there are differences in opinion...
Sustainable Development and Learning Part 2

Sustainable Development and Learning Part 2

As I discussed in the last post, sustainability and learning have many things in common. Learning is necessary for society to realize just how much their actions impact the future of the planet. In order to influence classrooms and other learning experiences, we must...