Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. you you headline did when the What think read?

2. hear word mind 'education' when What you springs the to?

3. your of What education is in the country standard like?

4. you for How the prepared digital are age?

5. do for age skills need digital What you the?

6. would reforms educational What country your in see to like you?

7. should a How workplace be school much skills based curriculum of on?

8. training vocational is important How school at?

9. well school for How your you did prepare life?

10. job How of difficult a is teacher the?

11. reading article Did like this you?

12. of do age' the when you term you think What 'digital hear?

13. what do you you read think about What?

14. What best children the for learn is way to?

15. we change traditional Do to teaching need from subjects?

16. Is more coding important or subject literature a?

17. - 'post the is What era' truth?

18. we do tools What world cultural - inter an in need?

19. teach teachers Should skills or facts children?

20. like to ask Finland's education minister What questions would you?

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Education - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What springs to mind when you hear the word 'education'?
  3. What is the standard of education in your country like?
  4. How prepared are you for the digital age?
  5. What skills do you need for the digital age?
  6. What educational reforms would you like to see in your country?
  7. How much of a school curriculum should be based on workplace skills?
  8. How important is vocational training at school?
  9. How well did your school prepare you for life?
  10. How difficult is the job of a teacher?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the term 'digital age'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What is the best way for children to learn?
  5. Do we need to change from teaching traditional subjects?
  6. Is coding or literature a more important subject?
  7. What is the 'post-truth era'?
  8. What tools do we need in an inter-cultural world?
  9. Should teachers teach children facts or skills?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Finland's education minister?

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