is it that while everything else in
the world is changing, schools stay
Businesses across the world complain
that schools are failing to provide
children with the skills they need to
compete in a global workforce.
The leading experts on education protest
that our current methods of schooling
are strangling the creativity and talent
Yet still we stick to our cherished notions
of quality education.
It’s time to stop clinging to the
It’s time to start imagining the future.
Imagine a school where teachers act as
mentors, not as taskmasters.
Imagine a school with no classrooms.
Imagine the School of Tomorrow.
It might sound like fantasy, but educational
visionaries like Seymour Papert think that
such a school is on the horizon.
It’s just a matter of when we get
We at Beaconhouse don’t think we
should have to wait.
The developing world too often merely shadows
It’s time we started taking the lead.
That’s why we at Beaconhouse are
holding a major international conference
to rethink the very foundations of education.