Today’s students are the first generation of the 21st century. Teachers, and parents face the task of preparing students for emerging new realities. Participation in Future Problem Solving:
- Develops the critical and creative thinking skills necessary to adapt to a changing world.
- Increases awareness of the future.
- Enhances communication & collaboration.
- Utilises an effective creative problem solving model encouraging youth to actively shape their future.
To become involved with FPS Australia, schools need to register in one of the learning options offered by FPS Australia. Teachers new to Future Problem Solving are also encouraged to attend a coach training workshop.
Students look to their teachers and school advisors to take the lead in exposing them to problem solving. There is nothing more rewarding than to see the smile on your students' faces when they successfully formulated a winning solution plan. Take the first step and read information on how FPS can add to your teaching experience.
Want to learn how to identify and solve problems? The skills which you develop through FPS will be used throughout your career. Many alumni note that the most valuable things which they got out FPS is the problem solving skill set and the awesome memories of competing with their teammates. Take the initiative to contact us and learn how you can be a part of FPS!
Do you have experience with FPS or have interest in FPS? We look for people who have had exposure to the Future Problem Solving program and process before. All new evaluators complete training, so we encourage you to contact us even if it has been awhile since you have been involved in FPS! Find out more, or sign up here!
You remember the afternoons spent in the classroom with your teammates working on solution packets or community problem solving projects. We need your help to inspire the current students by sharing your experiences. Tell us about fond memories of your time as a FPSer or how FPS continues to be an essential skillset you use in your career. You can also connect with other FPSers who have been through the program. Find out more on how to reconnect here.
A critical element of Global Issues Problem Solving is the Future Scene. If you are an experienced Scenario Writer and would like to continue your FPS involvement upon leaving secondary school, we encourage you to contact the FPS National Office and inquire about joining the Future Scene writing team.
You are the strong support which keeps all the students confident and seek out new challenges. FPS offers an environment for developing leadership and a set of skills which will offer your children unlimited opportunities in their future. Be an active part in their development. Learn more about what programs FPS offer here.