Educating Ourselves Into Oblivion

I find you can’t beat a good definition really…

ob·liv·i·on

/əˈblivēən/

Noun
  1. The state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening.
  2. The state of being forgotten, esp. by the public.

The following article is alarming. (and it’s over 12 months old)

For the first time in history, the number of jobless workers age 25 and up who have attended some college now exceeds the ranks of those who settled for a high school diploma or less.

http://news.investors.com/economy/051712-611887-most-unemployed-are-college-grads-dropouts.htm#ixzz2aCWd4kOf

Education Graph

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sir Ken Robinson refers to it as ‘Academic Inflation”

 

SIR KEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And this gentleman may have the answers, or better still, the methods we need to be exploring for 21st Century education

http://zhaolearning.com/world-class-learners-my-new-book/about/

 

Yong Zhao Book

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One thing is for certain…the paradigm is pointing towards new ways of learning.

Before we educate ourselves into oblivion.

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