Educating for the Twenty-First Century: Seven Global Challenges


Educating for the Twenty-First Century is an engaging account of some of the most critical challenges for humanity, seen through the unique perspective of a school principal.
A virtuoso performance of great imaginative force, the book takes the reader through philosophical reflections, humorous anecdotes, syntheses of cutting-edge research and examples of best practice, to answer fundamental questions about education and learning in the 21st century.
Provocative, touching, accessible, but always profound, the book is a must-read for policy-makers, school and university leaders, parents and anyone passionate about education and the future of the planet.

"A significant book, which makes it required reading for educators, public policy experts, indeed every thoughtful citizen of our time." - AC Grayling, Philosopher and Master of the New College of the Humanities
"An essential book for all those who are interested in the future of their children, in other words, the very future of humanity." - Luc Ferry, Philosopher and former Minister of Education, France

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Conrad Hughes, Ph.D. (2008), teaches philosophy and is Campus and Secondary Principal of La Grande Boissière, the International School of Geneva. He has published numerous articles on education in high impact journals. The last book he published is Understanding Prejudice and Education: The Challenge for Future Generations (Routledge, 2017).
All those involved in education and the future of education.
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