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FutureLearn

Designing a Future Where Learning is a Lifestyle

Samsung via FutureLearn

Overview

Learn how you can reshape education

Education is in a state of flux like never before. After a year of disruptions, it feels more timely than ever for us to reimagine what the future of education could and should look like.

On this course, you’ll hear from a range of passionate experts from the UK including Dragons’ Den judge, author, and social media entrepreneur Steven Bartlett alongside Ebinehita Iyere (Founder of Milk and Honey Bees), André Anderson (Headmaster of Freedom & Balance) and Jesse Hirsh (Futurist speaker and researcher).

Reflect on education today and how it affects you

On the course, experts will provide an overview of the current education landscape and pose critical questions to explore the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. What role can technology play in enabling a more inclusive and participatory education?

You’ll also be invited to reflect on your own educational journey to discover what proactive role you can play in changing the future of education.

Explore the fundamentals of design thinking to build solutions

Through the course, you’ll also get to grips with the fundamentals of Design Thinking – a non-linear and iterative process used by many technology companies like Samsung to solve problems and create innovative solutions.

From designing your own learning community to overcoming personal barriers to learning, our experts will share their own experiences in building practical solutions.

You’ll come away educated and inspired to drive change for yourselves, your community, and the world.

Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow

This course forms part of Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow programme, offering young people a chance to explore the role tech can play in solving some of society’s biggest issues.

Design the future. No qualifications needed.

This course would appeal to young people aged 16-25 from across the UK who are passionate about education and the possibilities of technology in solving pressing world issues.

Taught by

Nicola Strange

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