A post-industrial era education model


Rob Paddock | CEO | Valenture Institute | mail me |

This article by Rob Paddock explains micro credentialling and the need to provide a post-industrial era education model which offers affordable, accessible, and quality education to all, and is the third part of a five-part series on the Future of Education run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

We’re living in a world of radical shift. And yet, our education system harks back to a bygone era. I believe that not only that we are facing a great opportunity to change the way we learn, but in fact, that we need to reimagine education completely, and see it as a process of learning, unlearning and relearning, throughout our professional lives.

Until 1900, human knowledge or information was doubling every century. After World War 2, knowledge was doubling every 25 years, by 2000, it was doubling every 12 months and that now, in 2020, it is doubling every single day.

Think about that – the amount of information available to us to glean new insights, forge new connections, and make new advancements in our understanding of how the world works, is doubling every single day.

In sharp contrast, during this time, our education system hasn’t evolved, and still follows an …

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