October 10, 2023
In an era marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), the need for adaptable individuals and systems has never been greater. The Learning-Educational Agile Framework (L-EAF.org) recognizes the significance of adaptability as a cornerstone value and core competency of successful organizations and their community members. Educational agility and agile education systems, as framed by L-EAF.org, prepare students to thrive in a VUCA world and empower teachers to create learning environments and experiences that help to meet each student where they are.
The Power of Adaptability in an Uncertain World:
The world is changing at an unprecedented pace, characterized by rapid technological advancements, shifting global dynamics, and unpredictable challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic and the current global economic downturn. Adaptability is no longer merely a desirable trait, but a necessary skill for survival. Educational Agility equips students with the ability to embrace change, learn quickly, learn from failure, and adapt in response to new circumstances and conditions.
With the increased responsibilities that teachers have inherited post-pandemic and the need to adapt instruction to provide students the possibility to make up for learning loss, educators can benefit from agile ways of teaching by making small incremental…