Education for The Future: The Emerging Paradigm of Thrivable Education

A new education paradigm must take its cue from the life sciences?biomimicry, ecosystem studies, permaculture and the like, and from the sciences of complexity?complex adaptive systems theory, second order cybernetics, social systems dynamics, and the emerging field of systemic innovation.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02604027.2018.1463760

A new education paradigm is emerging to address the need to educate a planetary citizenry under conditions relevant to the living context of our planet. Key to this new paradigm is the emphasis on lifelong learning and empathy-oriented education?both critical ingredients to the transformative role of education for individual and collective thrivability. This article explores the parameters of this role and the indicators that point to its emerging presence in a variety of education contexts, both formal and informal as well as virtual and face-to-face.