Education – The Future of Education – Extract from ‘A Passion for Education – The Story of a Headteacher.

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Opher's World

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I wrote this book after I retired. It tells it how it is.

Here is an extract.

 The Future of education

Britain is renowned for its innovation, creativity and invention. It was not for nothing that the industrial revolution started up here. That is what we are good at. That is what our education system needs to foster.

We seem to be at a perennial cross-road.

We have people harking back to the past and people looking forward.

I’m in the forward thinking group. I believe the world has changed. There is a whole new technology out there. We need an education system that reflects this and prepares students for that world. We must enable our students to compete with the rest of the world. Our country’s economy depends on the skills of its citizens.

This is the age of computers, I-Phones, Wikipedia and the World Wide Web. There is…

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