Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

White Paper: A 21stCentury Education Paradigm
Eddie Blass

The following White Paper is intended as a provocation, discussion starter, and outline for a blueprint for a future education system that is designed for the 21st Century. It is evidenced by research pertaining to Australia, and refers to Australia specifically as an exemplar of how the education system is failing, but is equally applicable to any country or state that applies a content based, school driven education system, where the delivery is organised for the convenience of the school and the teachers rather than the students. This White Paper outlines a major paradigm shift in how we think about and deliver education, and is the policy representation of the design principles that underpin the Inventorium, an education co-operative that offers a curriculum online for delivery to 15+ year olds.

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