Teach the Future

KinderTrendrede 2020

Last year the KinderTrendrede was adapted as an official document for the city council to act on. Depla, the mayor of Breda (NL) and his team agreed.

Want to know more on how the children of Breda, Eindhoven and Hilvarenbeek see their future? They will present their ideas 15 & 21 April. More info check out www.kindertrendrede.nl

TTF meet-up Helsinki

10 June 2020 – Helsinki, Finland

JOIN US!

As we are a network of all enthusiastic people working on the same mission we try to connect each year to share our insights, learnings and knowledge. Our next meet-up is plannend on June 10th in Helsinki, on the morning before the Learning Futures – Futures of Learning Conference held on June 10th and 11th in Helsinki.

We will follow up with more info soon.

Futures Day, March 1st!

1 March 2019 – Join the Global Conversation about the Future on Futures Day, March 1st!

The future is constantly present in our everyday lives, guiding our actions and decisions – whether we are aware of it or not.

Young people of any age can learn to think critically and creatively about the future and develop the agency to influence it. The Teach the Future community is dedicated to bring futures thinking to schools, educators and students around the world.

Futures Day is a worldwide theme day aimed at sparking global, national and local conversations about the futures people around the globe desire and fear. Teach the Future supports Futures Day because it is a fun opportunity to create awareness about futures in schools. 

Futures Day aims to make possible futures more visible and strengthening individuals’ future awareness. Futures Day strives to 10,000 futures discussions on the 1st of March. 

Join the world’s largest conversation on futures on March 1, 2019. Start your own local initiative or join one in your neighborhood, country, region or a global one. 

Materials to stimulate conversations in your classroom can be downloaded in various languages over here. These materials are developed by the Finnish Team of Finland Futures Research Center, Tulevaisuuskoulu, Futures Specialist Helsinki and translated in various languages by the Teach the Future community members.

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Worksheet Futures Table
Worksheet Horizon Scanning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let us know about your initiative and use #futuresday so we can add it to the list and publish it via our site and social media channels. Mail us for questions, suggestions, your activity etc. on futuresday@teachthefuture.org.

Prepare students for tomorrow, teach the future today.

Thank you for collaborating on Futures Day! 

 

Supporters of Futures Day:

Humanity+, Millennium Project, Finland Futures Research Center, Tulevaisuuskoulu, Futures Specialists HelsinkiTeach the Future.

 

And of course we stimulate futures conversations everywhere. Are you a municipality or a company? Also like to join? A special Card set for you (in English) can be dowloaded here.

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Press release and invite for schools can be dowloaded here.

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