The GLOBAL FUTURE EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND INSTITUTE is a 501(c)(3) corporation whose goal is to promote and implement “PLAN B” EDUCATION : EDUCATION TO IMPROVE THE WORLD, including REAL-WORLD ACCOMPLISHMENT-BASED EDUCATION and A BROADER FUTURE CURRICULUM.
PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES
The INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL FUTURE EDUCATION will undertake, among other things, the following projects and activities:
• Sponsoring “THE NEW COMMITTEE OF 102” CONFERENCE to begin the conversation about a future world curriculum.
• Promoting ACCOMPLISHMENT-BASED EDUCATION and creating a large database of examples for educators to draw on.
• Creating an AT HOME program of VIDEOS, APPS, AND PROJECTS for kids. (Also usable by teachers in schools.)
• Creating an AFTER-SCHOOL program, run by future-oriented teachers.
• Completing the detailed design of A FUTURE CURRICULUM.
• Founding and promoting “STUDENTS RISING” to create bottom-up pressure for Future-oriented education.
• Founding and promoting “TEACHERS RISING” to move teachers to a new future-oriented teaching paradigm.
• Promoting EDUCATION AS BECOMING and ACCOMPLISHMENT-BASED EDUCATION within current school systems.
• Launching pilots of EDUCATION AS BECOMING, ACCOMPLISHMENT-BASED EDUCATION and THE FUTURE CURRICULUM in forward-thinking schools and countries.
• Creating TV / RADIO / WEB SHOWS on FUTURE-ORIENTED EDUCATION.
• Publishing and widely distributing BOOKS, ARTICLES and VIDEOS on EDUCATION AS BECOMING, ACCOMPLISHMENT-BASED EDUCATION, and THE FUTURE CURRICULUM.
• Creating a “TRAINING FUTURE TEACHERS” organization to begin training teachers to teach THE FUTURE CURRICULUM.
• Partnering with a well-known education school to create a curriculum and methodology for training teachers as future-oriented educators.
• Launching pilots of THE FUTURE CURRICULUM in existing independent and public schools around the world.
• (Longer-term) Launch new independent and charter schools based on THE FUTURE CURRICULUM.
For further information, please contact:
Marc Prensky, Founder and Executive Director
THE GLOBAL FUTURE EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND INSTITUTE