Anthropocene in Education and Education in Anthropocene: Public and Academic Discourses About the Future

  • Lilija Duoblienė
  • Justina Garbauskaitė-Jakimovska
Keywords: anthropocene, future, education, public discourse


The article analyses the future of education from the perspective of educational philosophy. First, the new peculiarities of the age are discussed, especially the philosophy that made a turn towards posthumanism and the new materialism, setting new goals for education. Then a public discourse study is presented – how the Lithuanian press (the main news portals) responds to the new challenges and sees the future of the Lithuanian school. And finally, the article reflects where the thoughts raised by public discourse lead and how far they reach compared to the new philosophy and challenges for the future.

Education and Communication