Keyword: knowledge

The schooled society and beyond: the modernizing role of formal education as an institution

David P. Baker

Formal education - schooling from kindergarten well into adulthood at colleges and universities and other higher education institutions - transforms modern society in ways that were unimaginable at... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: school, society, knowledge, education

Knowledge, creativity and communication in education: multimodal design

Gunther Kress & Jeff Bezemer

The focus of this review is on the multimodal design of environments for knowledge construction, creativity and communication. In education, multimodal design refers to the use of different... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: technology, multimedia, design, society, creativity, knowledge, literacy

Summative report: Knowledge, creativity and communication

Dr Carey Jewitt

1       Introduction This report considers the potential effects of social and technological change on the character of knowledge, creativity and communication over the next three decades. It draws... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: knowledge, creativity, communication

Learning to learn

Professor Steven Higgins

“One of the core functions of 21st century education is learning to learn in preparation for a lifetime of change”. This vision of the future of education, which David... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: knowledge, creativity, communication, economics, education, curriculum

Learning to work in the creative and cultural sector: new spaces, pedagogies and expertise

Dr David Guile

The paper questions the link that policymakers assume exists between qualifications and access to employment in the creative and cultural (C&C) sector. It (i) identifies how labour market... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: employment, creativity, skills, education, knowledge, industry, culture, politics

The relationship between the constitution/construction of knowledge and identities, community

Gabrielle Ivinson

There is a great variety of contexts within society that continuously create, recreate and reproduce knowledge. The knowledge that is produced in society is enormously diverse as... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: Internet, skills, creativity, economics, knowledge, community

Technology and embodiment: relationships and implications for knowledge, creativity and communication

Sara Price, George Roussos, Taciana Pontual Falcão, Jennifer G. Sheridan

With the emergence of mobile and ubiquitous technologies there has been increased interest in exploring and thinking about the role of embodiment, and of particular relevance here, embodied... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: technology, knowledge, creativity, communication, interaction

Labour market structures and trends, the future of work and the implications for initial E&T

Ewart Keep

Does the veracity of trends matter? Are there not circumstances where the analysis is wrong, the trend a meaningless fake, but which is nevertheless a useful catalyst... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: knowledge, economics, employment, occupations, business, work, technology

Developing expertise – moving beyond a focus on workplace competence, assessment and qualifications

Alan Brown

This paper intends to highlight key trends in the development of expertise in the workplace in a way that goes beyond the current obsessions of many people with... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: assessment, competence, knowledge, work, education, development, skills, Lifelong Learning

Affect: knowledge, communication, creativity and emotion

Kathryn Ecclestone and Dennis Hayes

Concerns about emotional well-being have recently become the focus of social policy, particularly in education settings. This is a sudden and unique development in placing new ideas about... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: education, aspirations, communication, creativity, politics, curriculum, knowledge, education institutions

Changes in knowledge construction, participation and networks

Lewis Goodings

Technological environments are not merely passive containers of people but are active processes that reshape people and other technologies alike. - McLuhan, 1962 The future is here. It’s... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: technology, communication, participation, culture, knowledge, robots

The future of learning in the age of innovation

Keith Sawyer

We are entering the innovation age. The innovation age requires very different citizens from the industrial age that dominated the globe for over a century: people who... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: creativity, innovation, learning, education, school, collaboration, knowledge, economics, learning environments

Re-imagining the future: young people’s construction of identities through digital storytelling

Kyoko Murakami

This review paper explores a relationship between young people’s identity construction and digital storytelling in the learning environment, especially those who are disaffected and at risk of being... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: young people, disaffection, identity, storytelling, knowledge, economics, teaching, engagement

The R&D, knowledge, innovation triangle: education and economic performance

Derek Bosworth

While the Lisbon Strategy states that the EU should “… become the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world, capable of sustainable economic growth with more and... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: population, knowledge, innovation, society, education, economics, technology

Forms of literacy

Victoria Carrington and Jackie Marsh

In this review, we outline ways in which literacy is changing due to developments in technology, and review the implications for educational institutions in the future. A number... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: literacy, technology, multimedia, design, society, creativity, knowledge

The dynamic relationship between knowledge, identities, communities and culture

Ken Jones

This review outlines significant issues in current cultural and knowledge-related change in England, with particular emphasis on their impact on education and on young people. It draws together... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: culture, identity, knowledge, community, young people, creativity, social differentiation, ethnicity, class