Wednesday 17th September

Jurisdictions

  • The Australian GELP work is focused on articulating and promoting a shared 3.0 agenda and mounting a compelling case for a school system in which all young people graduate as successful learners, confident and creative individuals, and active and informed citizens.

  • As part of creating 21st century learning in Brazil, the GELP team are currently focusing on development of a national, technology-enabled literacy program for 5-8 year olds and a 3.0 leadership development programme.

  • The British Columbia GELP team are focusing on ‘building the capacity of the capacity builders’ (District Superintendents) to support the implementation of BC’s 21st century education development plan.

  • Chaoyang’s Twelfth Five-Year Plan for Educational Development was launched in July 2011. It lays out the plans and projects for the next stage of Chaoyang’s progression towards Education 3.0.

  • Colorado aims to be at the forefront of education innovation in the USA.

  • Finland's GELP team plan in 2012 to focus on engaging and involving the municipalities in the key initiating activities of Building the Case for Change and creating the right system conditions for innovation, probably through creating local-level transformation plans.

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    In the context of an ambitious national education reform agenda the India GELP team is developing and implementing 21st century education reform in the areas of assessment, pedagogy, workforce capacity building and school leadership development.

  • Kentucky has been amongst the leading States in the USA in spearheading the adoption of the Common Core Standards, and improving its system to ensure that students leave high school College and Career ready. However, it recognizes that it needs to go much further.

  • KwaZulu-Natal's (KZN) goal for transformation: Equal access to quality education for all children and youth in the province through the provision of a government-led enabling learning environment where partners in education are able to participate.

  • NYC is beginning the second phase of its innovation zone with 27 more schools joining ‘iZone 360’ to develop ground-breaking, 21st century whole-school models, and over 80 schools participating in iLearnNYC to develop blended learning in support of personalisation.

  • The New Zealand programme of education system change, ‘Supporting 21st Century Learning for New Zealand Students’, provides a mechanism for building on, and bringing coherence to, what the country is already doing to accelerate system transformation.

  • Under the education ideology of Hongik Ingan (‘benefiting the whole of mankind’), Korean citizens are encouraged to develop enhanced self-sustaining capabilities which contribute to the democratic development of the nation and the welfare of all citizens.


  • The focus of Victoria’s GELP related work is the implementation of the latest three-year reform agenda focused on ‘Victoria as a learning community’.