Museums, innovative pedagogies and the twenty-first century learner: a question of Methodology

Maria Xanthoudaki


The paper aims to build a ground for thinking about museums’ role in society and the development of the twenty-first century learner.  The first and second parts of the paper focus on the influences technological evolution and current global challenges have brought to our lives, and the consequent requirements

for ‘new’ learning and skills. The third part examines how different elements of new pedagogies and approaches could reinforce the twenty-first century learner and could, moreover, inspire museums. The final part of the paper focuses on the specific contribution that museums could make by integrating their unique identity and approach with elements from the new pedagogies.

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Museum and Society

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