Globally, there is a shift in what are deemed to be the important elements of learning,

  • Deeper conceptual understanding
  • Connected and coherent knowledge
  • Authentic knowledge in context
  • Creativity and problem solving
  • Learning in collaboration and to collaborate
  • Ethics and values and¬†Personal agency.

There is a move away from what students should be learning, towards what they should become. (Priestley and Biesta 2014)

Authentic Contexts for Learning