Education in 2030: the Times of London looks head

Bryan Alexander

A few weeks ago the Times of London asked a group of British, Australian, and American academics to imagine what education might look like in 2030. Also impressive was a stark, post human future by Eric Cooke , and want to share it at length because of its extreme vision: [I]f I am still alive by 2030, I hope to have a wise and erudite AI tutor and mentor.

Doctors prescribe more Big Bird, less brainless “screen time” for young kids

The Hechinger Report

Today’s preschoolers — the class of 2030 —will still need to be able to read in the traditional sense. “The AAP’s new regulations cite quality programming like “Sesame Street.” Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images. Over the past several years, at the same time that the words “screen time” became shorthand for children zoning out, several researchers and educational experts have been taking an entirely different track.

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These are the 5 most in-demand K-12 languages

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Verses noted ELL (English Language Learning) students represent the fastest growing segment of the K-12 population and it is predicted that this segment will grow to 40 percent by 2030. Rosetta Stone releases a list of the most popular U.S., global language learning programs. Foreign language skills are increasingly important for students to have as they enter college or the workforce, and technology-based programs have made learning new languages easier for students. “As

Goldman Sachs looks at higher education, very darkly

Bryan Alexander

18 year olds starting college in 2030 with no scholarship or grants will only start making a positive return when they turn 37. Their decisions in 2016 might be more legible in light of this report. Goldman Sachs shared their analysis of higher education for investors a few weeks ago, and it’s an important document for people in higher education to consider.

Who will help teachers rescue the 800 million people who can’t read or write?

The Hechinger Report

Through a series of conversations, we addressed literacy’s role in the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, closing the knowledge poverty gap, technology and the literacy leadership challenge and collective approaches to literacy leadership education. Marcie Craig Post. The statistics on worldwide illiteracy are overwhelming — nearly 800 million people (or roughly one in five worldwide) are considered illiterate, according to UNESCO.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

This is the last public talk I’ll deliver in 2016, and I confess I am relieved (I am exhausted!) His 2010 book was called What Technology Wants , as though technology is a living being with desires and drives; the title of his 2016 book, The Inevitable. 2016 – the phones in their pockets. This talk was delivered at Virginia Commonwealth University today as part of a seminar co-sponsored by the Departments of English and Sociology.

British universities reach out to the new minority: poor white males

The Hechinger Report

The left-leaning think tank the Fabian Society projects that, while the wealthiest British households will see their income rise by 25 percent through 2030, the poorest will enjoy almost no gains at all, making them doubt the value of a university degree. Dominic Stevens, a University of East London student who is part of a program that uses sports to encourage boys to go to college. Photo: Nilay Kumar.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

As emerging technologies rapidly and thoroughly transform the workplace, some experts predict that by 2030 400 million to 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs. A 2016 Gallup poll of students found that just 34 percent of 12th-graders across America feel engaged in school and only 44 percent of 11th-graders report feeling excited about the future. Ben Lara, a senior at Lowell High School, walks his dog before school.

Government-Funded School Meals May Increase Obesity Risk

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” in 2010 to reduce childhood obesity to 5% by 2030. (Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons). A Virginia Tech researcher has found that government-funded meals in schools are causing financially struggling youth to be at greater risk of becoming overweight. The free-lunch programs may actually be one of the causes of the nationwide obesity epidemic.

Chasing financial inclusion is a red herring—economic inclusion should be the goal

The Christensen Institute

A 2016 study found that just 2% of households were lifted out of poverty as a result , yet I would argue, alongside development expert Lant Pritchett , that escaping extreme poverty is too low of a bar and therefore not an adequate measure of success.

As more Americans retire, we must educate a new generation of leaders by making higher ed affordable

The Hechinger Report

An Accenture study found only 18 percent of 2016 college grads expected to earn $25,000 or less per year, but more than double that —39 percent of 2014 and 2015 graduates —failed to find work that paid more than $25,000 per year. In my state, a 2016 survey by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education found that more than three-quarters of Bay State companies have difficulty finding employees with the right abilities to fill available jobs.

Like it or not, Trump is the next president — Now, here’s how he can improve higher ed

The Hechinger Report

States that will soon follow in abandoning all their public higher education funding include my own state of Louisiana in 2027, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in 2029, Arizona in 2030, and the list goes on. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. It’s official: we have a new president. Whatever your politics, the decision has been made by the American people.

A Bootcamp Down Under: Trilogy Education Extends University Tech Training Globally

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As much as 50 percent of employees in the country could be working in roles that require programming or software skills by 2030, according to estimates in a 2016 report by the National Broadband Network and the Regional Australia Institute. As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. One U.S.

The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones

The Hechinger Report

million more college-educated workers by 2030 than it’s producing now. Higher Ed News 2016 Election Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completionWhen Dustin Gordon arrived at the University of Iowa, he found himself taking lecture classes with more people in them than his entire hometown of Sharpsburg, Iowa, population 89. Photo: Ben Smith for The Hechinger Report.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

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She has aligned her recent work with the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the United Nations in 2015 (as an agenda for moving forward to 2030). Jennifer has been doing her part to get all hands on deck, working with the UN since 2016 to connect schools to these goals in meaningful ways. After the ISTE conference last month I asked our team what they saw that might be most important for school leaders.

As New England Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle Financially, One Pins Hopes on Health Care Majors

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Trouble in New England By 2030, the number of high school graduates in New England is projected to decline 25 percent from its peak in 2007, according to a report from EY Parthenon, which could disproportionately affect small campuses that draw from local communities. The school, which was once a women’s junior college and is now coed, laid off seven professors —10 percent of the faculty—and 11 other employees in 2016 due to a $2.6

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General Assembly to Be Acquired By Swiss HR Firm for $412.5 Million

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The rise of automation also creates a critical need to re-skill workers, with as many as 375 million employees globally needing to transition to new roles by 2030. The company also underwent a round of layoffs in 2016. General Assembly , the New York-based provider of coding bootcamps and short-term career-focused educational programs, has reached an agreement to be acquired by the Adecco Group for $412.5 million.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

He is a 2016 Global Teacher Prize Top Ten Winner. Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8 In 2016, he was recognized as a Top 10 Finalist for the Global Teacher Prize. Joe Fatheree on episode 207 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

He is a 2016 Global Teacher Prize Top Ten Winner. Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8 In 2016, he was recognized as a Top 10 Finalist for the Global Teacher Prize. Joe Fatheree on episode 159 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Global Teacher Prize finalist Joe Fatheree talks about what great teachers do.

Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

The Hechinger Report

West Virginia unveiled a campaign this year for 60 percent of adults ages 25 to 64 to have earned a degree or certificate by 2030. And in 2016 just 8 percent of McDowell County residents of working age held an associate degree or higher, compared to 31 percent statewide. Johnathan romps with his dog, Pork Chop, in front of his home. Peggy Barmore for The Hechinger Report. HEMPHILL, W.Va.

What Service-Learning and Global Goals Taught Us About Promoting the Greater Good

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In fall of 2016, when Chesterfield County Public Schools began reworking its strategic plans, the district challenged principals to “imagine tomorrow,” rethink what a school experience should be and determine what each school stood for.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

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My bet is that by 2040, our children will look back on this period between 2015 and 2030 in education technology much the same way internet historians look to the period 1995 to 2010 as the birth of the commercial web. I wish everyone knew that our nation’s high school graduation rate reached a record high 83 percent in 2016, probably about nine percentage points higher than 2002 when NCLB was passed and we couldn’t even agree upon or calculate the rate!).

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Change Agents: Tech & Learning?s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018

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In addition to integrating the K–12 Computer Science Framework and the US Department of Education’s National EdTech Plan, LAUSD was the first district in the nation to adopt the refreshed 2016 ISTE Standards for Students.

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Feldman’s “ The Real Reason Middle America Should Be Angry ,” in our March/April/May 2016 issue.) China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly. Four floors above a dull cinder-block lobby in a nondescript building at Ohio State University, the doors of a slow-moving elevator open on an unexpectedly futuristic 10,000-square-foot laboratory bristling with technology. It’s a reveal reminiscent of a James Bond movie.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” The school recently announced that it would end its attempts to regain accreditation after the Department of Education withdrew recognition for the for-profit in 2016. You’ll never guess… The UK Higher Education Policy Institute predicts , “ University place demand to grow by 300,000 by 2030.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” Federal Reserve on changes in family income show that Americans without a college degree, and African-Americans and Hispanic families, had the most rapid increase in wealth from 2013 to 2016. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ What will universities look like in 2030? million students dropped out of college with debt in 2015 and 2016.” (National) Education Politics. Listen, folks (particularly educators). If you’re going to decry “ fake news ,” then you best not be sharing it. If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it.

Colleges face a new reality, as the number of high schools graduates will decline

The Hechinger Report

The number of whites is slated to decline by 14 percent between 2013 and 2030. The nation’s colleges and universities will soon face a demographic reckoning: A new report projects that the total number of high school graduates will decline in the next two decades, while the percentage of lower-income and nonwhite students will increase. The Topic: Composition of future high school classes.