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Future of Education

Selections made by top experts for an audience new to this topic


Why does it matter?

Perhaps there no other topic more essential to the success of individuals, organizations and societies than the development of human capital. On this page we provide resources which provide insights towards the future of education.

Entry points

Re-inventing Education for the Digital Age

Why Technology Can't Fix Education

Selected articles and texts

Deep dive: long form content to further your understanding

Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms


In order to understand where education is going in the future, it is vital to understand the history of American education. This book, by historian Diane Ravitch, details the history of American school reforms - and why they have so often failed.


Education philosopher Kieran Egan presents a ‘radical rethinking of the whole education process,’ including a hypothetical narrative of education reforms over the next 50 years.

The Future of Education: Reimagining Our Schools from the Ground Up

Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom


Analysis of the role of race in the American classroom. The pandemic has only exacerbated existing racial inequities in education, and an understanding of why those inequities persist is vital to fixing American education. 


This book provides a sociological look at education research and asks the question ‘what do we want our children to be learning?’

Bringing Knowledge Back In

COVID and Education: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Future of Learning

The Future of Education | Mike Howells

This lecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Education presents an analysis of how the pandemic has affected learning across the world.

This TEDTalk from Pearson executive Mike Howells emphasizes a stronger focus on lifelong learning and revolutionizing the way we think about education.

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