This second of three posts explores the deep equity space in more detail. Rather than a dominant narrative for digital equity it’s important to consider the different social and cultural perspectives. It requires us to work urgently while at the same time take a systems approach to digital equity.
This post seeks to explore the Aotearoa New Zealand context and identifies critical interactions that might make initiatives towards digital equity more successful. This work is urgent and important…and complex.
This year I have been working with a number of diverse groups that want some futures literacy support. They are very aware of the complex challenges of today’s world but don’t know what to do about these challenges!
Learning ecosystems are complex, dynamic and are made of interdependent connections that are constantly changing. The focus is on transformation and the development of a thriving learning community, where all have equitable access to learning. This is what we are growing in Ōtautahi, Christchurch.
It has been an incredibly difficult year for the world and we hope that 2021 will be better! At the same time…who knows? Futures thinking is never a destination or a singular place but a place of multiple possibilities. So as we contemplate futures I think the following question is a great one to ponder.
From 12-18 October Ako Ōtautahi Learning City Christchurch convened a series of learning events with a focus on equity, access and innovation. Originally planned to take place in May, the Learning Days events were reformatted for the times and the seeds of ideas for 2021 were planted.