Type: Lesson Set

Level: Secondary

Subject: All

Category: Teach the Future Materials

Keywords: STEEP, assumption, change, cultural, demographic, driver, economic, environmental, political, sector, social, technological, wheel
Teach the Future
Secondary Foundation Set
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The Secondary Foundation Set includes five foundational lessons for secondary schools.  These lessons are excellent ways of introducing students to change and the future.

The set includes the following lessons --

  • Change, the attributes of social change (its source, level, time horizon, and rate)
  • STEEP, the sectors of society that produce change (Demographic, Technological, Economic, Enironmental, Political and Cultural)
  • Drivers, the types of changes that that affect the future (trends, events, and issues)
  • Assumptions, the role of assumptions in addressing uncertainty and producing alternative futures
  • Futures Wheel, a tool for investigating the consequences of change