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EQUINOX SUMMIT: LEARNING 2030 | SEPTEMBER 29 TO OCTOBER 3, 2013
The children born in 2013 are the high school graduates of 2030. This cohort of learners will exit education into a world very different from the one they were born into. How will we ensure their schooling sets them on a path that will allow them to thrive?
One thing is certain: they will need to solve some of the most pernicious global challenges of our time – ranging from climate change to water and resource shortages and rapid population growth.
It is clear that, given the wide range of global issues we face, the continued development and support of emerging talent with a broad range of problem-solving skills is vital to our ongoing progress.
How do we advance innovative ways to unlock the potential of the next generation and empower their creativity?
How can we better instill scientific and critical thinking skills at a young age?
What are the most promising learning models, communities, technologies, and emerging resources around the world?
- High School graduate (some exceptions may apply)
- Demonstrated interest in education issues, technology, civil society, and politics
- Excellent written, oral and web communication skills
- Fluent in English
- Age 18 to 30 prior to September 29, 2013