Educational Requirements for the 21st Century
21st century represents the information age and offers different challenges from the 20th century which represented the industrial age. The transition to the information age from the industrial age heralds specific challenges in the area of education and learning:
Apni dunya aap paida kar agar zindoan may hay
Sirr-e-Adam hay zameer-e-kun fakan hay zindagi!
Mass Production Assembly Lines are Out
Need for assembly lines for the mass production of standardized supervisors, managers, engineers or technologists (also called schools) will diminish. Information age requires people who are nimble enough and who can quickly learn new technologies and new ways of doing things. There will never be time enough go in to expensive training institutes and universities. People will have to learn quickly on their own. Therefore, self learning is a very important part of their skill set.