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LEGO Education

By Joslyn Adcock, Senior Marketing Manager at LEGO Education

In a recent report, The World Economic Forum (WEF) suggested that two-thirds of children will enter jobs that have not currently been created. This produces an ever-increasing pressure to adequately prepare children for the future, despite not knowing what this may look like.

When we think about the skills children need to develop now, it’s often the foundational knowledge to adequately prepare them for the next stage of their lives, alongside the soft skills such as teamwork and problem-solving. But how can we ensure that both sides of the coin are developed?

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Makerspaces teachers experiment

JoslynAdcockfrom LEGO Education on how we can encourage EYFS children to be creative through the use of "makerspaces" using the famous, brightly colouredbuilding blocks...

Currently, we’re seeing a push for effective ways to encourage creativity and innovation in the classroom. With fast-paced changes in technology, the future workforce is certainly unpredictable, making it ever more important for children to be prepared for whatever lies ahead. Therefore, equipping them with foundational knowledge and key skills from an early age will mean that they are able to use their talents and apply themselves to any field of work.

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