In Announcing Winners of Higher Ed Challenge, Ed Dept Looks Ahead to 2030

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Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology held its first major event in nearly two years on Thursday, and the main takeaway is that the office is busy planning for the future—2030, to be exact. Education secretary Betsy DeVos, along with a handful of officials from the Office of EdTech , convened education leaders and entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C., The U.S.

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

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The Student Privacy Pledge, a collaboration between FPF and SIIA, is a code of conduct for edtech companies aimed at raising awareness and encouraging clear articulation of privacy policies. “It’s

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STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

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In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell , 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how K–12 schools and companies are partnering to prepare their students for a digitally driven workforce!

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District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education

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MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how to create a successful STEM program! District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 10/05/2018 - 08:55. At the annual Tinker Fair in De Queen, Ark.,

Education Looks Eastward: Snapshots from Beijing's Global Education Technology Summit

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And government leaders have been pushing entrepreneurship, coding and artificial intelligence, setting a goal of leading the world in AI by 2030. The conference was organized by JMDedu, a publication covering edtech in China. So what's the latest in edtech in this alternate internet universe? Education Technology Market Trends Edtech BusinessBeijing —China is a different world when it comes to education and tech.

How Do You Prepare Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet? Karen Cator Has Some Ideas.

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Of all the issues and trends in edtech these days, she says automation is one of the most pressing—and one that all educators should be thinking about. A lot of people say that by 2030, when our current kindergartners are high school graduates, automation will have phased out many career paths that are available today. Some of the research by the McKinsey Global Institute says that by 2030 the transitions will be challenging, the transitions to different kinds of jobs.

Pearson’s Former Product Chief Reflects on the 4 Megatrends Shaping Global Education

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You might be interested to find that teaching, health and hospitality services, and food preparation top the list of critical professions in 2030—along with the more obvious ones like software engineering, data science, and cyber security. ROL’ — Return on Learning According to UNESCO , by 2030, the world will add 120 million new students seeking access to higher education, including a 50 percent increase in pupils seeking education outside their home countries.

The Clock Is Ticking for This Edtech Buyer to Find a Deal

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If it seems baffling that companies with no revenue can raise money from private investors ( ahem , as some edtech startups did in the early 2010’s), then EdTechX Holdings might just sound outright crazy at first. The plan resembles a rollup strategy, similar to what private equity firms have pursued in the edtech industry. A handful of revenue-generating companies in the edtech industry, including BrainPOP and Curriculum Associates, have chosen to stay private.

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PiDay Source: [link] pic.twitter.com/R4hjfke2Ku — Federal Student Aid (@FAFSA) March 14, 2018. Edtech Digest’s Victor Rivero interviews Tory Patteron , a partner at Owl Ventures on how the firm is “Betting 185 Million Dollars on EdTech.”

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The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

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Since 2018, she has been a partner at Learn Capital, a venture capital fund focused on the global education sector. According to Dell Technologies and the Institute for the Future, 85 percent of the jobs in 2030 don’t exist yet. Education Technology Investors Edtech Business

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” The Washington Post claims that , “2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than deployed service members.” Economy by 2030.” ” From the Google blog : “ Google Science Fair 2018 : Resources for educators to get ideas flowing.” Via Common Sense Media : “2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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At least some people heard her message: #BeBest [link] — Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) May 10, 2018. At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. Details on the root of this fake stat [link] — Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) May 9, 2018. And on a side note, this article in Edsurge (penned by an investor) on “ Where Edtech and Its Investors Miss the Mark ” is a thing to behold.

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SeanMcElwee) April 11, 2018. As The Financial Times puts it , “EdTech fails to pay, again.” could see a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030, according to a report published Wednesday by the Association of American Medical Colleges,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future

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CoSN leaders recognized the significance of this dynamic in this year’s conference theme , “Envision 2030,” a nod to the fact that the Class of 2030 is just starting their educational journey. K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future.

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

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But what may surprise some readers of the report, released Monday, is what the United States can learn from developing nations when it comes to bringing together all parties interested in edtech. Chile has “little private capital for new business ventures,” according to the report, and an edtech market valued less than a percent of the $9 billion U.S. This in turn helped the Chilean edtech ecosystem by helping edtech companies scale and subsequently invest in smaller markets. “In

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

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I am the Founder of #MexEdChat and I have been an ISTE Edtech Advisor. During her 4th year of teaching Courtney was nominated for and became 1 of 12 finalists for the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday!

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” Via EdScoop : “Two edtech champions to join White House offices as fellows.” From the World Bank blog : “A crisis in learning : 9 charts from the 2018 World Development Report.” ” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” (National) Education Politics.