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Click to download full framework (V10.3)

WHY?

According to a range of experts*, the number of today's jobs set to be impacted by technologies like AI and robotics is in the range of 14-70%. In such an unpredictable future, where research by Dr George Land shows creative lateral thinking drops to only 12% by the end of formal education* - what literacies, or 'Human Intelligences' will help us be ready for anything, and how can we make such intangible skills mappable so we can track progress and show others our readiness? 

The framework has been built as an evolving guide to drive progress across the five phases of Creativity, Community, Thinking and Planning, Project Delivery and Storytelling and provide an actionable set of steps so learners and orgs can invent their own solutions, jobs and futures no matter what a fully digital era brings:

 
 

[ *Research links here ]


OVERVIEW

5 PHASES: We start with Creativity and gain skills across each phase to ensure success

These five have been chosen to provide a scaffold that every skill and model needed to invent the future can plug into.

These five have been chosen to provide a scaffold that every skill and model needed to invent the future can plug into.

FOUNDATIONAL IDEAS: These are what the framework is built on

These key pre-existing best-practice ideas, models and practices provide the foundation that the Future Literacies are built on.

These key pre-existing best-practice ideas, models and practices provide the foundation that the Future Literacies are built on.

20 LITERACIES: These are the skills, approaches and mindsets that ensure success

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Student ‘starter’ edition

Developed with student input for years
5 to 12. Includes a suggested classroom task. (Click to download)


HOW?

How can you use the framework to invent your future? 

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1. READ Framework Cheat Sheet  

This ‘cheat sheet’ intro PDF will give you the background you need to begin understanding the framework and the key foundational ideas that form version 10 of the framework - AND how to begin applying it.

 

2. WATCH

This 5 min introduction from Jonathan that overviews the ‘why’ of FutureWe and the framework (updated video covering version 10 of framework coming soon):

 

3. MAPPING TOOL

Our special framework survey allows you to check where you, your team, cohort or even service are on your future-readiness journey. The online version will email back your results with suggestions on your strengths and weaknesses.

 

4. LISTEN

To the 'EDUNAUTS' RADIO PODCAST where regulars and guests unpack what the Future Literacies mean for learning in partnership with VoicEd.ca.
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5. SIGNUP

and contribute - supporters from 17 nations help give the framework the big-picture perspective it needs.

 

NOTE: The framework does evolve over the time - always check back here for the latest version.

 


 
 

> Which Literacies are you already across?   > Which Literacies do you and your organisation need to address?


FutureWe can run the training experiences you need to bring all five or just one or two of the Future Literacies to your organisation.

 

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NEXT

Find out about how the 'First on Mars' program delivers a live-action game experience around the Future Literacies HERE.


N.B. The five Future Literacies are being continually refined by our team of experts and verified by a process of peer-review so they can be as relevant as possible. Get in touch if you can help us refine it further.