The 3 Challenges Education Must Deal With

Tavian Jean-Pierre
2 min readFeb 23, 2022


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As the world continues to change around us, we are seeing new challenges emerge for every sector. Education is not exempt from this, and how they deal with their challenges will define much of humanity's future.

So, here are the three challenges facing education today. Although they are challenges, they also present an opportunity for education to change the way they do things for the better.

1. The Rise of Individualism

Businesses have been practising for a long time now autonomous working. They have realised that people are more productive when left to do things by themselves.

However, this has also led to a rise of individualism and some people forgetting that the collective goal is more important than their ambitions.

As a result, the collective values education stands on will be challenged in the future as students become more aware of individualism. How education tackles this can either reaffirm their purpose or lead them away from educating altogether.

2. Environmental Crises

As we prepare ourselves to navigate the storm of environmental crises, education will be essential. It is up to education to either remain silent and continue to teach their curriculum or change it to meet the demands of society at large.

Educating the young about the environment will be crucial for the future of our survival.

3. A Lack of Teachers

Teachers have had enough of being overworked and underpaid. Unfortunately, the number of teachers is falling, and the new generations do not see teaching as a desirable career.

How education solves this problem will be pivotal to how education is done in society.

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Tavian Jean-Pierre

Founder of the Better Conversations Podcast | Challenging the status quo to shape a better future | Producing insights on the natural risks that face our planet