Trend 12 (International Learning)

“We’re all in this together”

As nations vie for understanding and respect in an interdependent world, international learning, including diplomatic skills, will become basic.

Sub-trend: To earn respect in an interdependent world, nations will be expected to demonstrate their reliability and tolerance.

With regard to our Trend of International Learning, what should today's educational leaders consider when forecasting and planning for the future of learning in the year 2020?
To plan instruction and learning in order to build understanding the interconnected nature of international issues and technology, the following are critical:
Economic integration
Technological connectivity
Personal Contact
Political Engagement