Grounded in our college’s core value of Principled Innovation, Learning Futures seeks to offer experiences, develop resources and strategies, and conduct and support research, all aimed at collaborating with education leaders to design what learning can and should look like in the future.


Latest blog posts

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September 21, 2021 | and | OofSI, Scholarship

“Identity in Peer Review”, is the theme of Peer Review Week 2021, a virtual community-led yearly global event during September 20-24. This thematic focus shines a light on the multifaceted role of identity in the peer review process and what is needed to foster more diverse, equitable, and inclusive peer review practices.

Illustration of kids raising a flag

July 28, 2021 | | Learning Futures

Policy discussions about learning futures often take place without those who will be living those very futures – that is, without children and youth who are routinely left out of the future visioning exercises and policy making decisions.

An antique microphone

June 11, 2021 | | Learning Futures

What is the role of values and principles in educational leadership? What can we learn from inspirational educational leaders? How did they develop their moral/ethical compass, and more importantly, how do they bring these perspectives to the work that they do?


Resource collections

We’ve compiled select resources into collections to get you started.

Illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo/Slate

This collection of three science fiction short stories, published in collaboration with Slate and New America, explores how learning experiences of all kinds will be shaped by technology and other forces in the future—and the moral, ethical, and social challenges this will entail.

Looking up at the sky from underneath a shade structure of solar panels

This collection of resources introduces the concept of learning futures, why it is important, and how we are approaching it at MLFTC.

An satellite view of the Lena Delta Reserve in Russia

Explore this collection of resources related to reimagining our educational paradigm to create a more sustainable future for all forms of life on Earth.