To equip today’s students for the future, we need to understand the fundamental building blocks of complex skills, and apply that understanding to teaching practices and assessments.
How can we engage vested interests in a move toward the kinds of assessments we increasingly need to measure a breadth of skills, when maintaining the status quo is easier (and profitable)?
To prepare students for the job markets that will await them, let’s focus on the skills, not the scores.
University social impact centers are stretched thin. Rather than do more of everything, the best strategy may be to establish a baseline level of services, and then focus on making significant progress in one distinct area.
Changing who and how universities teach social innovation offers unprecedented learning opportunities for students—and the potential to create greater social impact.