While there was nothing wrong with the way our past generations were taught, things have changed since those educational principles were put in place.
There are a few irrefutable facts about the future of our planet – one being that it is the youth of today that will be charged with running it all and making sure it doesn’t go the way of the dinosaurs (that, of course, is an arguable fact so let’s just say they need to preserve our way of life and protect the planet we call home for as long as we need it).
Ensuring this next generation has all the tools they require to do a good job of this means we need to educate them today in the most effective way possible.
While there was nothing wrong with the way our past generations were taught, it’s safe to say that things have changed slightly since those educational principles were put in place – and many schools are still currently teaching in this way. If nothing else, we know so much more now.
Let’s consider TIME Magazine’s 2019 person of the year for a moment… Greta Thunberg is almost certainly the most well-known 17-year old at the time of writing this article.
“We can’t just continue living as if there was no tomorrow, because there is a tomorrow, that is all we are saying.”
If Ms Thunberg is anything to go by, our future leaders are passionate, vocal, and focused on change – and how will this change come about? By educating the masses on the impact we have.
So, if education is the future and we live in an ever-growing world of global citizens, how do we educate as we go? How do we educate as we grow?
How do we educate as we learn?
The answer is remarkably simple, and if you’re reading this, you’ve bought into the concept already… We educate online.
The idea of learning online may not be a totally new one, but advances within the online world mean that now, unlike ever before, we have the ability to provide our children with the very best education possible, wherever they may find themselves on this planet of ours.