Getting Ready for the “School of the Future”: Key Questions and Tentative Answers

  • Michela Ott
  • Francesca Pozzi
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 73)

Abstract

This paper explores some key aspects of “today’s school”, as opposed to those that have characterized “yesterday’s school”, with the final aim of shedding light on “tomorrow’s school”. In this direction, the paper puts forward tentative answers to some key questions related to the new characteristics and roles of teachers and students (main actors of the learning process) and the new features/ potentialities of contemporary educational tools which, in turn, require the enactment of innovative pedagogical approaches and educational methods. The emerging picture of the present learning landscape helps in figuring out a future situation where learning possibilities are substantially increased.

Keywords

Formal Education Learning Innovation Educational Approaches School Systems Technology Enhanced Learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michela Ott
    • 1
  • Francesca Pozzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto Tecnologie Didattiche – CNRGenoaItaly

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