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  • Learning doesn’t necessarily happen in classrooms anymore
  • Learning doesn’t necessarily happen in classrooms anymore
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Education leaves the classroom

As our society grows more complex, the educational landscape is becoming radically different. Our educational choices have multiplied exponentially, regardless of age, location or level, with the introduction of digital learning. But how effective are these new methods?

Location North America / Northern Europe

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Less than two decades ago the educational panorama was simple – you chose a degree at the best university, graduated, found a job and made money. In his book Future Shock, Alvin Toffler suggests that education was focused on reinforcing a very specific set of values to fill the needs of Industrial Era society – like punctuality, repetition and obedience.

But as our society grows more complex, the educational landscape is becoming radically different. Our educational choices have multiplied exponentially, regardless of age, location or level. A traditional university, a skill academy or an e-course can now equally ...

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