The 21st Century Curriculum
As a teenager, the writer Varaidzo lost interest in school. She talks to teenagers about the "educational dip" and whether changes to the curriculum might make them more engaged.
As a teenager, the writer Varaidzo lost interest in school. She investigates the so-called "educational dip" and talks to teenagers about ways they think the school curriculum might be made more appealing and useful to them in later life. She also meets Lord Baker, the minister responsible for setting up the national curriculum more than thirty years ago; and she talks to futurists and those researching the future of work, to find out what they think the students of today should be learning.
Producer: Ellie Richold