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


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. With 22,000 crewmembers—the majority of whom are paid hourly and 40 percent of whom lack a college degree—JetBlue wanted to help its employees find a focused career path, according to Bonny Simi, president of JetBlue Technology Ventures. The U.S.

The Irreplaceables: What AR and AI Mean for the Future of Teaching #iste18

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One of your kids’ favorite restaurants back home had raptors from the new Jurassic Park 2030 movie taking orders as they jumped up onto tables to interact with guests. In a successful techno-human ecosystem, technology does what it does best while humans do what they do best. 2018).

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


To try to better understand this dynamic and fast-changing environment, thousands of entrepreneurs and education leaders from 34 countries gathered here this week for the Global Education Technology Summit. China had a reputation for copying technology from Silicon Valley, but these days the country has developed its own unique technology environment—what a new book by Kai-Fu Lee, former head of Google China, calls an “alternate internet universe.”

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Digital Promise

The report notes that by 2020 rapid technological change will make more than a third of the skills considered important in today’s workforce obsolete. Along with more time, the technology gives students more scope, Noah says.

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


Hoth is cofounder and president of Students Speak Up (SSU), a nonprofit formed through the power of technology to promote civic engagement among youth to empower them to speak up to change gun laws. His generation, Hoth says, has “used technology and underestimation to our advantage.

Here’s What Happened When One University Asked Everyone for Ideas to Reinvent Campus


That was one of about 24,000 suggestions sent in last week during a two-day online discussion asking students, faculty, staff, alumni and anyone else to make suggestions for what Long Beach State University should look like in the year 2030. Some wondered whether AI would—or should—replace professors by 2030. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary LearningHere’s an idea for revolutionizing a college campus: run a zipline from one prominent building to another.

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

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. At its core, says Technology Coordinator Nena Land, STEM instruction ­prepares students for the real world and the future — the foundation and the rocket ride. “We’re

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K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce

EdTech Magazine

A 2017 Report by Dell Technologies estimates that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 — fewer than 12 years from now — haven’t been invented yet. K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 08/30/2018 - 17:18.

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

EdTech Magazine

science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is put into action. The Tinker Fair is the culmination of three years of a robust K–12 STEM curriculum , says Nena Land, technology coordinator for De Queen Public Schools , which serves roughly 2,500 ­students across five schools. “We

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


Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology who has been championing digital learning since long before the term “digital learning” was being thrown around—back when she was still a classroom teacher in Alaska. 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. I think we also can leverage the power of communication technologies.

Kinders Can Code — Featuring the Voices of Lisa Guardino & Shea Smith


As Tech TOSAs, we are tasked with helping to meaningfully integrate technology into our seven sites. Flourish in 2030. Our kindergarteners will graduate in 2030. Is the activity we are asking our students to do preparing them for life in 2030?

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology


Some of the conclusions may not come as a surprise in the Omidyar Network’s report on what works in scaling education technology in different regions worldwide. By many measures, the country’s education technology ecosystem is small. China’s Education Modernization 2030 Policy and Ten Year Development Plan for ICT and Education 2010-2020 are among government initiatives named that intend to improve the country’s education in the long run.

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. Thinking ahead to their next meeting to discuss goals, she’ll introduce Johnathan to the coding program offered at the district’s Career and Technology Center.

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


I started working with classroom technology in 1989 at The Dalton School in New York City. Though it seemed hyperbolic at the time, I’m sure most chief technology officers today would concur with Sun Microsystems’ co-founder Scott McNealy’s contention nearly two decades ago that, unless refreshed, the value of an engineer’s knowledge diminishes by 25 percent per year. Technology is the only viable way to scale the serious capacity and affordability issues we face in education.

Michelle Weise: ‘We Need to Design the Learning Ecosystem of the Future’


Combine this idea with the velocity of technological change we are experiencing. We can’t extrapolate from where we are today to meet the challenges of the workforce of 2030 or 2040. None of this is necessarily new, but the combination may have disruptive potential with the convergence of multiple vectors: the right learning model, the right technologies, the right customers, and the right business model. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

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


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. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech BusinessGeneral 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.

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. Ben Lara, a senior at Lowell High School, walks his dog before school.

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


This kind of learning is happening in schools and youth programs all over the world and many of the people leading this work are purposefully connecting it to the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , a set of 17 goals to make the world a better place by 2030. Education Technology Project-Based Learning Learning Strategies

How to prepare students for the unknowable

eSchool News

At the same time, a survey of business leaders shows than eight in 10 (82 percent) expect that humans and machines will work as integrated teams within their organization inside of five years, and 84 percent expect that all of their workers will be digital experts by the year 2030.

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Studies and experts say anywhere between 30% and 60% of jobs that are around today won’t be around by 2030. Jobs in fields like transportation, logistics, and administration are the most at risk of going extinct by 2030. 2030 may seem far off, but it is not. What a wild summer.

Ready to Become a MY World 360? Creator?

Digital Promise

As we approach 2020—the start of a “decade of action” leading up to the 2030 deadline set for achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—we are pleased to announce the launch of a new round of MY World 360?. Since 2018, MY World 360?

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. 2018). 2018, p. GSMA LTD (2018). 2018).

What do at-risk students, English language learners and adult college students have in common?

The Hechinger Report

Technology Bridges the Language Gaps. While these children currently make up 10 percent of the total student population, researchers estimate that they could make up as much as 40 percent by 2030.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. PiDay Source: [link] — Federal Student Aid (@FAFSA) March 14, 2018. “ Will these four technology trends change education in India?


“The world has become my classroom! Skype has become my window to the world!” – Kristine Holloway, Canada

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This year, her classroom has focused on finding solutions to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. I also recently shared this project work at the E2 Education Exchange in Singapore as part of my presentation on Taking Teaching Global with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.”.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” The Washington Post claims that , “2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than deployed service members.” ” Speaking of predictions about the “future of work,” Campus Technology says that “ Skills Deficit Will Imperil U.S. Economy by 2030.” Frontline Education has acquired Prologic Technology Systems.


Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. SeanMcElwee) April 11, 2018. ” Via MIT Technology Review : “ DNA tests for IQ are coming, but it might not be smart to take one.” ” Via Campus Technology : “ NYC Data Science Academy Launches Online Bootcamp.” Edovo, which describes itself as “the most innovative carceral technology solution on the market,” has raised $12.3

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

EdTech Magazine

The evolution of society and technology places tremendous demands on K–12 leaders , and yet this same challenge can yield immense satisfaction. One interesting finding from the WEF’s “ The Future of Jobs Report 2018 ” is that future workers may put a premium on different skills.

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


This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Since 2018, she has been a partner at Learn Capital, a venture capital fund focused on the global education sector. Education Technology Investors Edtech Business

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


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. 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.

Students Face a Troubling Skills Gap Around Career Readiness. We’re Fixing It With Data.


In early 2018, when I took over as superintendent at Garland ISD, which is located near Dallas, we were invited to join the steering committee of a community initiative dedicated to tackling a troubling skills gap. Education Technology Interoperability

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


EdTechX claims to be the first SPAC focused on the education technology industry. To describe the market opportunity, he references UNESCO estimates that the world will need to serve close to a billion new learners, and add close to 45 million new teachers, by 2030. EdTechX Holdings raised $65 million in its initial public offering in October 2018, and has another $20 million in commitments from Azimut Holdings, one of its anchor investors.

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

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. China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Clint Carlson, Director of Education Technology, Istanbul International Community School When Curie Meets Cassatt: Infusing the Engineering Design Process for Global Teaching and Learning , Dr. Helen Teague, Adjunct Professor, Concordia University + Grand Canyon University Where Do We Grow From Here?: