Introduction to the initiative (2:13)
This video presents an overview of the entire undertaking and its importance to creating sustainable futures for humanity and the living planet Earth.
Global Mobilization on the Futures of Education (2:18)
More than one million people expressed their hopes, fears and ideas. This video presents all these contributions and highlights the process of co-construction of UNESCO's report on the future of education.
Key recommendations from the report (3:38)
In this video members of UNESCO's International Commission on the Futures of Education present some of their report's key recommendations.
Members of the Commission explain the report (15:01)
Members of the Commission and its Chair present their views of the anticipated and alternate futures ahead of us and the recommendations and vision of the report.
Report Launch 10 November 2021 (56:15)
The Futures report was released at UNESCO headquarters in Paris on 10 November 2021, during the UNESCO General Conference.
Debating the futures of education
Each video in this animated series explores a single, important issue and invite users to offer their comments and ideas.
What needs to be learned at school with teachers and other students?
The covid-19 crisis has closed schools around the globe and will have long-lasting effects. However, schools will re-open and we have the chance to reflect on the important learning experiences that happen at schools and universities with teachers and other students.
Are our views more shaped by what we learn online than what we learn in schools?
In today’s world, where and how do people learn about science or about citizenship and civic engagement? Are our views more shaped by what we learn online than what we learn in schools? What does this possibility mean for the futures of education?
The new normal – what needs to be different than before?
Here we ask viewers to think about how COVID-19 has made us reassess what we used to accept as “normal”. Indeed, for teachers, students, and humanity, this is an important opportunity to understand that what we have considered "normal" is not inevitable, but is a choice - a result of our decisions. What does this possibility mean for the futures of education?
How can education really contribute to solving the climate crisis?
In this fourth video, we ask viewers to think about how education can really contribute to solving the climate crisis.