Artificial Intelligence in Education: Promises & Implications Colloquium

Technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, big data, biotech, and nanotechnology are redefining what it means to be human and succeed in life and work. The world of the 21st century bears little resemblance to that of the 19th century, so education curricula must be deeply redesigned for versatility and adaptability, including Knowledge, Skills, Character, and Meta-Learning, and the interplay between them. In an age of AI, what should students learn?
Geneva, March 2020

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International Symposium on Employability and the Learner Profile (ISELP)

School curricula are increasingly misaligned with the needs of life and employability. What are the drivers that hold this misalignment frozen in place and what are the possibilities for change?
Paris, October 2019

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Assessment Research Consortium (ARC) Fall Summit

ARC’s mission is to catalyze the development of systems of assessments for Knowledge, Skills, Character, and Meta-Learning competencies, by aligning stakeholders behind a common framework and rapidly advancing and disseminating research, development, and practice (R&D+P).
Cambridge, MA, November 2018

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21st Century Mathematics Conferences

What should students learn in the 21st Century? Specifically, what changes are needed to math curricula – both what topics and branches should be added and what should be removed?
Stockholm, April 2013 and Geneva, May 2018

Conference 1 – Stockholm (2013)

Conference 2 – Geneva (2018)

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Augmented/Amplified Humans Colloquium

The colloquium explored the coming impact of Biotechnology, especially in relationship to CCR’s seminal question, “WHAT should students learn for the 21st century?”
Cambridge, MA, September 2016

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Economists’ Colloquia

Humanity is facing severe difficulties at societal, economic, and personal levels. What advice do economists have for educators on how to get ahead of – and not merely catch up to – the disruptions? How do we build “economic resilience”?

The Roundtable on Education and Human Capital Requirements
New York City, February 2012

Man and Machine: The Impact of Technology on Employment Colloquium

New York City, February 2013

Hype vs. Reality: A.I./Robotics and Impact on Employability Roundtable

New York City, March 2014

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Futurists & Educators Meetings

Humanity is facing severe difficulties at societal, economic, and personal levels. Technology’s exponential growth is rapidly compounding the problems via automation and offshoring causing social disruptions. Education is falling behind the curve. So, what should students learn in the 21st Century to meet the world’s and their needs?
Cambridge, MA, January and September 2012

Meeting 1

Meeting 2

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21st Century Education – What Should Students Learn in the 21st Century: A CCR Plenary

What should students be learning in the 21st century? What top-level changes should be made to the school curriculum – what topics and subjects should be added, and just as crucially, what should be removed?
Paris, June 2012

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Colloquium on Neuroscience in Education

Can neuroscience inform not just the How, but the What, of education?
Cambridge, MA, May 2012

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Methodology to Assess Workforce Readiness Meeting

Participants discussed the development of the “Workforce Readiness Barometer” and its potential value and limitations to educators and the business community.
New York City, February 2012

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