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Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is the age of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Because these technologies will continue to have a huge impact on our lifestyles and livelihoods, it is vital that we prepare our learners for this uncertain future. Here are workshops we have done and materials we have written relating to preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Creativity/Innovation, Critical Thinking Skills, Dialogue and Collaboration, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Resource, Transferable Skills

Article: The Machines Are Coming – Here’s What You Can Do To Thrive

The speed at which technology is now changing, and as a result the speed at which our knowledge of reality is changing, has never been this fast. It is impossible to know exactly how machine learning will impact on the way we live, learn, work and play. Will it erode…

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Blog Post, Critical Thinking Skills, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Transferable Skills

A country does not have to be wealthy to prepare its children for the future: a reflection on the WEFFI 2018 report by MindBurst Workshop

It turns out that a country does not have to be wealthy to make significant progress in preparing its children for the future. What it does need to do, according to the Worldwide Educating For the Future Index (WEFFI) report, is shift its focus beyond measuring the memorisation of specific…

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Blog Post, Creativity/Innovation, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Project-based Learning/Integrated Studies, Transferable Skills

The Future Is Not What It Used To Be: Fourth Industrial Revolution Workshops at Sacred Heart College

Imagine 150 Grade 8 & 9 learners in a hall playing a game they don’t know the rules to. They have to work together in teams to figure out the hidden rules of the game and then try to win it. There is minimal instruction. Learners have to do something,…

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