Our second trend report is available for download. Its title is: Releasing the Chained Giant. A notable aspect of adult education is its particular focus on professional skills, combined with a public discourse that categorises continuing education and professional development as a literal survival strategy for the individual and society. Against this background, the qualities of cultural education remain largely obscured, as do the potential contributions that training and education might make with regard to radical shifts such as climatic change or an ageing society. Cultural education and processes of change TRANSIT is therefore proposing a new emphasis within adult learning whereby cultural education is re-evaluated and its potential is also discussed in the context of professional development. In addition, TRANSIT argues that more room should be given to education focused on processes of change, particularly since our response to radical change requires a form of education that helps to solve complex problems, whether at the individual, organisational, community, social or global level. Digitalisation In turn, digitisation has long been a persistent topic in the …
In the TRANSIT Salon of January 2020, Ulla Klingovsky, Professor of Adult Education, explained heterotopias.
In June, the journal Education Permanente focused on the future of continuing education.
TRANSIT has published a first trend report in which the work of the last years is summarized.
The first public event of the Think Tank TRANSIT took place in Zurich on January 16th. Almost 90 people embarked on a journey into the future of adult learning.
One of the assumptions is that collaborative learning and working, perhaps also collaborative learning and working of human and artificial intelligence, will become more important in the future. Accordingly, the working approach of the think tank TRANSIT is collaborative.
The Think Tank TRANSIT is an interdisciplinary platform for further education and learning in the future. It develops theses, analyses and scenarios on the role of continuing education in society. The think tank is based on a broad, network-based community.