Author: Jonathan Wichmann

How do we prepare our children for a world we hardly know anything about? The question is as puzzling as it is important and scary. The education system is ripe for disruption. In 2015, then 16-year-old Mark O’Dowd won the Milan Expo prize for his breakthrough idea regarding how to increase the productivity of seeds. How? In no small part thanks to watching YouTube videos about the topic from the age of 12. In the clip below, Carlo Moedas, EU’s Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, talks about Mark O’Dowd: YouTube is not the answer per se. But YouTube and similar…

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