Prepping For Success

Aside from grades and numbers, learning should include bracing for the real world.

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As Benjamin Franklin says, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”. What this spells out for parents is a prevailing need to prepare the next generation early for them to be acquainted with how the world works.

Looking ahead, the current crop of toddlers would transition into the workforce in about twenty years. During that period, we would see technological advances create a lesser reliance on memorising facts with the assistance of search engines and a stronger focus on uncovering solutions. With that in mind, current teaching techniques have been evolving to accommodate for this change, equipping young ones with the ability to problem-solve, think creatively and transition into the real world.

Learn more about the introduction of Social Media Management in the English Language in the May-July 2018 issue of little.