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Our education system hasn’t fully adapted to the demands of the 21st century. With unequal opportunities, ineffective use of technology and a narrow focus on exams, today’s education system is struggling to prepare learners to thrive in the future.

At Nesta, our vision is for a world where education helps all learners to make the most of the opportunities our fast-changing future will present. That’s why we are committed to making education broader, fairer and smarter.

A broader education

In the future, it won’t just be exam results that matter. Learners also need opportunities to hone their social skills, creativity, technical expertise and emotional resilience if they’re going to thrive in life and work. We need education to be broader.

A fairer education

Education must be fairer too. We want education to give a more diverse range of people access to rewarding careers and positions of power. Not only is this fair, but it benefits everyone; the more perspectives that are included in tackling a problem or shaping an industry, the better our futures will be.

A smarter education

We believe technology and data have huge potential to make education smarter for learners at all ages and stages. But there’s a lot of uncertainty about how it should be used effectively by teachers and learners.

Join us

We are always looking for partners who are interested in working with us to reimagine the future of learning and teaching. Please get in touch with us at [email protected] to find out more.