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  • 1. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1563B March 2013 Foresight Engine Game Analysis: 25 Zones of Future Innovation 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B A project by Institute for the Future and The Rockefeller Foundation www.iftf.org/our-work/global-landscape/catalysts-for-change/catalysts-zones-of-innovation Contact: Tessa Finlev, tfinlev@iftf.org

2. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 23 | Glocal Learning Quests 2 3. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B Classroomsboth traditional and notwill turn to project-based real-world interactions for their students to hone their problem-solving skills at a younger age. These projects, framed as quests and filled with game mechanics to hook student engagement, will focus on working with real people around the world and in their own communities to solve local issues, often in parallel with other regions and classrooms around the world. These glocal quests will focus on the connections between the global and the local, recognizing the need to reconcile local dynamics and social structures with the global perspective. 3 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Future Innovation 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 4. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B Inspired by game mechanics and increased global connectivity, Catalysts for Change players discussed ways to take advantage of current trends aimed at re-envisioning education around the world. They suggested breaking out of the classroom in order to connect students to communities and older generations, building inter-generational knowledge and cross-community empathy and awareness. Ideas ranged from simple mentorships to global wikis allowing students from around the world to collaborate on projects. Players even imagined guilds of students and professionals working together on quests to solve real world issues and leveling up as they successfully solve problems. 4 23 | Glocal Learning Quests| From the Players 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 5. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 5 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game *Cards have been lightly edited for readability. **Player location was self selected. Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects* Mexico** 6. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 6 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game Gawad Kalinga is introducing Social Innovation Lab: A semester (or longer) worth of units is devoted to immersions in social enterprise work Philippines Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects Mexico 7. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 7 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game Private sector funding for specific skill development. Or, create an apprenticeship system for secondary level students. USA Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects Mexico Gawad Kalinga is introducing Social Innovation Lab: A semester (or longer) worth of units is devoted to immersions in social enterprise work Philippines 8. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 8 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game Instead of exams, those that learn can be tested on actual skills. Measuring competency by actual performance rather than tests. India Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects Mexico Gawad Kalinga is introducing Social Innovation Lab: A semester (or longer) worth of units is devoted to immersions in social enterprise work Philippines Private sector funding for specific skill development. Or, create an apprenticeship system for secondary level students. USA 9. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 9 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game Foster relationships between students and community leaders. Give schools real (local) problems to solve. USA Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects Mexico Gawad Kalinga is introducing Social Innovation Lab: A semester (or longer) worth of units is devoted to immersions in social enterprise work Philippines Private sector funding for specific skill development. Or, create an apprenticeship system for secondary level students. USA Instead of exams, those that learn can be tested on actual skills. Measuring competency by actual performance rather than tests. India 10. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 10 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game An educational and professional experience programme where anyone/anywhere/anytime can choose and engage in tackling poverty glocally. Mexico Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects Mexico Gawad Kalinga is introducing Social Innovation Lab: A semester (or longer) worth of units is devoted to immersions in social enterprise work Philippines Private sector funding for specific skill development. Or, create an apprenticeship system for secondary level students. USA Instead of exams, those that learn can be tested on actual skills. Measuring competency by actual performance rather than tests. India Foster relationships between students and community leaders. Give schools real (local) problems to solve. USA 11. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 11 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game Imagine having kids join guilds and participate with scientists on quests. Imagine the leveling up opportunities. USA Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects Mexico Gawad Kalinga is introducing Social Innovation Lab: A semester (or longer) worth of units is devoted to immersions in social enterprise work Philippines Private sector funding for specific skill development. Or, create an apprenticeship system for secondary level students. USA Instead of exams, those that learn can be tested on actual skills. Measuring competency by actual performance rather than tests. India Foster relationships between students and community leaders. Give schools real (local) problems to solve. USA An educational and professional experience programme where anyone/anywhere/anytime can choose and engage in tackling poverty glocally. Mexico 12. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 12 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game Create an exchange where a bright young person can issue a personal bond repayable after graduating by as a small share of income earned Ghana Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects Mexico Gawad Kalinga is introducing Social Innovation Lab: A semester (or longer) worth of units is devoted to immersions in social enterprise work Philippines Private sector funding for specific skill development. Or, create an apprenticeship system for secondary level students. USA Instead of exams, those that learn can be tested on actual skills. Measuring competency by actual performance rather than tests. India Foster relationships between students and community leaders. Give schools real (local) problems to solve. USA An educational and professional experience programme where anyone/anywhere/anytime can choose and engage in tackling poverty glocally. Mexico Imagine having kids join guilds and participate with scientists on quests. Imagine the leveling up opportunities. USA 13. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 13 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from the Game Recognition: leader boards in games (imagine some high school kid winning points in a guild with Nobel prize winners) USA Project based learning that uses Wikis so that children from all around the world can collaborate on the same projects Mexico Gawad Kalinga is introducing Social Innovation Lab: A semester (or longer) worth of units is devoted to immersions in social enterprise work Philippines Private sector funding for specific skill development. Or, create an apprenticeship system for secondary level students. USA Instead of exams, those that learn can be tested on actual skills. Measuring competency by actual performance rather than tests. India Foster relationships between students and community leaders. Give schools real (local) problems to solve. USA An educational and professional experience programme where anyone/anywhere/anytime can choose and engage in tackling poverty glocally. Mexico Imagine having kids join guilds and participate with scientists on quests. Imagine the leveling up opportunities. USA Create an exchange where a bright young person can issue a personal bond repayable after graduating by as a small share of income earned Ghana 14. 2013 Institute for the Future for Rockefeller Foundation. All rights reserved. SR-1563B 14 23 | Glocal Learning Quests | Micro-forecasts from t