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Ex-Content Head Khan Academy
Ex-Content Head BYJU'S
Our children are going to enter a world that's very different from ours. Much of what our children learn in schools today will be irrelevant for the jobs of the 21st century. As the famous historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari describes, they are going to be ‘Learning Nomads’. He says that we currently use a production-line inspired education system from the 19th century to stuff our children with a truckload of facts in the hope they can get a job that they can keep for the rest of their lives. This won't work anymore. Instead, they have to be trained to become lifelong learners.
The first step to this is that children must be taught 'how to learn', so that they are quick to adapt to an environment that is going to demand them to re-invent their careers and themselves every few years. This includes developing the essential mindsets and skills that will play a pivotal role in navigating the dynamic landscape of the 21st century.