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Volume 2, Issue 5 Part 1 - October 2015

Overcoming the Educational Time Warp: Anticipating a Different Future
Contextual Education
The Double Helix of Learning and Work*
Person-Centered Education
Report on Future Education Symposium
Changing the Dominant Paradigm in Economics
Concepts for a New Generation of Global Modelling Tools: Expanding our Capacity for Perception
Socioeconomic and Environmental Performance: A Composite Index and Comparative Application to the USA and China
Three Global Sustainability Leaders: Pope Francis, Jeffrey Sachs, and Nicholas Stern

Garry Jacobs
Education abridges the time required for individual and social progress by preserving and propagating the essence of human experience. It delivers to youth the accumulated knowledge of countless past generations ... Read more
Janani Ramanathan
When the knowledge gained over centuries has to be presented to students through a 12-15 year study, it has to be abridged and organized elaborately. This process of encapsulating all knowledge into an educational course often results in fragmentation of knowledge and a mental divorce from life ... Read more
Orio Giarini, Mircea Malitza
The Double Helix of Learning and Work by Orio Giarini and Mircea Malitza is a report to the Club of Rome first published by UNESCO in 2003. It advances fundamental paradigm-changing ideas in the field of education. Drawing inspiration ... Read more
Alberto Zucconi
Education, together with family and culture, is one of the fundamental building blocks of the social construction of reality. It is more and more evident that we need a paradigm change in the field of education in order to enable people to deal effectively with the mounting challenges facing humanity ... Read more
Janani Ramanathan
Higher education has continuously evolved in its purpose and methods. As the demands on education have become increasingly complex today, it becomes essential to determine the needs of the future, and evolve a system of education ... Read more