THE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS OF A FUTURES CURRICULUM DESIGN

Regina Joseph Cyril

The advent of industrialization and the advancement of technology at a rapid rate has been a concern for countries to produce a future curriculum to meet the demands of globalization and future job markets. The stability of a country’s economy is the aspiration of politicians as opposed to equipping individuals with survival skills to live in a sustainable world as human beings capable of solving problems. What are the essential ingredients for our future generation? Individuals who can solve problems in future immaterial of the circumstances or a generation equipped with knowledge for future jobs, which are non-existent now. A human being who is able to balance the demands of modernization through knowledge of artificial intelligence or a holistic individual who can balance mind and matter to thrive in a sustainable world for the common good of our planet and its citizens. This paper attempts to study the right ingredients needed for a future curriculum design by examining what is lacking now and recommend a design suited for sustainable economic and ecological living.