New this year to the NMC Horizon Project and to the list of top challenges facing Scandinavian education is the focus on how schools can learn from the successes and mistakes of other industries. Expert panellists specifically pointed to the music industry as a potential model for schools to emulate; what once was a business that relied on the physical distribution of albums has now turned into a largely virtual space. Schools are facing a similar shift to the digital arena and must adapt quickly to remain accessible and relevant.

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