Future-readiness for Education


Identify the key forces shaping the future of education and build learning and teaching strategies that serve the needs of future generations. Futures Platform’s tailored solution for the education sector equips educators with the skillset to anticipate change and provides an interactive co-learning tool for the classroom.

Teachers bridging the gap between school curriculum and the fast-moving world

In the City of Espoo, the educational administration department uses Futures Platform for education development. High school students were also acquainted with the Futures Platform foresight tool. They were impressed with what they saw, considering the platform an important tool for developing foresight and their knowledge around areas covered by compulsory subjects.

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Leveraging Futures Platform for planning the future of education

What are the skills and knowledge that people will need to thrive in the future working life and society in general? How can these skills be taught in the education system? Which new methods will teachers and the education administration need? These were some of the key questions that the Finnish National Agency for Education sought to answer through its 2-year foresight program that leveraged Futures Platform.

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”The discussions were exceptionally productive and captivating. At the same time, they continuously encouraged the participants to think about the strategy of their own company.”

Markku Hämäläinen

Group CEO of Oy Otto Brandt Ab

Understand changes in education with foresight and prepare people for the future

FUTURES PLATFORM™ is a world-class solution offering a proven way to explore future trends and drivers of change to identify opportunities and risks. Stay ahead with AI-powered future content crafted and updated by our futurists.

Teach and learn in a modern way by building a holistic view of the future landscape including megatrends, weak signals and wild cards.

Utilise  hundreds of future phenomena and emerging drivers of change across industries and regions, and future-views of broader topics - all curated by our futurists.

Engage and build meta-skills such as critical thinking as well as participatory and sustainable learning at  all levels by using the collaborative features of Futures Platform.

Add your own contentto build a view of the strategy of your educational institution, or to enrich the views of the future for a classroom activity.

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7 reasons why Futures Platform is the leading foresight tool for education

  1. Our futurists are here to help you to understand the future: Are you interested in understanding future changes and their implications in a more fundamental way? Perhaps you are interested in creating scenarios for education and in the lookout for the perfect tool and partner to support you in that? Or maybe you want to teach futures thinking and build critical thinking capabilities? With Futures Platform, you are covered for all that and much more.
  2. Complement education with foresight: Foresight empowers you with an ability to collect and analyse relevant content for the future in a more structured way to support any decision-making process or student activity. The more informed we are, the more confidently we are able to make decisions. Utilise foresight to facilitate high-quality discussions about the future in any meeting, workshop or class, and back your assumptions with recent research.
  3. Monitor change systematically: The Futures Platform digital foresight solution provides you with access to an updating database of future changes. Our academically trained foresight analysts, supported by smart, AI-powered technology, monitor all industries globally to provide you with the latest developments. Our experienced team of foresight professionals will also be there to support you in your foresight activities – regardless of whether you are just getting familiarised with foresight or if you are a foresight expert.
  4. The foresight community for educational institutions: Being a Futures Platform client means being also part of a Foresight Community of foresight professionals around the world. You can contribute and collaborate to provide insights, or simply reap the benefits of the best practices shared within our network.
  5. The fastest way to create understanding (and reports!) of the future: Dive into hundreds of future changes and views of the world. Are you interested in knowing what the drivers of change are in energy, freight, or banking and finance in order to optimise your courses? How does the future of consumer behaviour, learning or sustainability look like? What about the future of work; which skills are relevant in the future? You can find futurist research on these and many more topics in the Futures Platform digital foresight solution.
  6. A centralised place to store future-related analyses and ideas: Say goodbye to sheets and documents of future-related information scattered in drives and computers! Collect and store all findings and data in one, centralised future database. It is fast and easy to use, and complemented with the findings of Futures Platform futurists.
  7. Enjoy a constantly developing foresight platform: Our team of technology developers are continuously enhancing the platform and its functionalities. We are also adding more and more AI functionalities to the platform to make it the most sophisticated and flexible foresight solution on the market.

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