Creating a Learning Ecosystem: Strategies for Success

Education systems around the world are giving way to emerging learning ecosystems, (organically evolving self-organized systems of multiple providers that cater to individual and collective learner needs across human lifecycle), as opposed to far more rigid, hierarchically organized, machine-like industrial education structures. However, existing ‘industrial’ models of education systems are preserved by interdependent institutional lock-ins that are hard to disrupt. This interview addresses strategies for scaling up systemic educational innovations building towards learning ecosystems.