The Network for international policies and cooperation in education ( presents an article by Desmond BerminghamTheir summary: “Slowing population growth and an aging population; the continuing and growing threats resulting from climate change; the eastwards shift in the economic centre of gravity; and the exponential growth in access to mobile communications technology are changing the world we live in. This piece considers what impact these global ‘mega-trends’ will have on education and argues for a much deeper reflection on the implications of these trends for the post-2015 agenda in education.”