The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

Educational Technology Guy

Below is an infographic of the 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020. I''ve written about the 10 Important Skills Students Need for the Future and the 1 0 Tech Skills Every Student should have before. You will notice that critical thinking, social intelligence, collaboration and using new technologies are all part of this. It is important that schools work to help students develop all of these skills so that they can be successful in our ever changing world. --.

ISTE 2015: 6 Tech Trends on Education's Horizon, 2015–2020

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Frank Smith The influence of 3D printing, adaptive learning technologies and wearable technologies in the classroom is growing. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Distance Learning Game-based Learning Leadership Management

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K-12 Ed-Tech Platform and Tools Market Value to Increase to $1.83 Billion by 2020, Report Says

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Billion by 2020, Report Says appeared first on Market Brief. The market around ed-tech tools being used by schools continues to grow, but there are limits to that growth, an analysis finds. The post K-12 Ed-Tech Platform and Tools Market Value to Increase to $1.83

20 By 2020: Quizlet’s Big Revenue Ambitions From Third-Party Content Partners


He expects the dollars from these partnerships to make up 20 to 30 percent of Quizlet’s overall revenues by 2020. For its first 10 years, Quizlet was humming along just fine. The bootstrapped, San Francisco-based company claimed it was profitable thanks to its free popular digital flashcards, for which users could pay an annual subscription to get additional features. Then—and now—it ranked among the top 25 most popular U.S. websites, according to Quantcast.

US Graduation Rates on Track to Reach 90% by 2020

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A new report released this week suggests that American schools are still on track to reach the national goal of having 90% of high school students graduate on time by 2020.

Why UK Schools Are Choosing Securly


However, all that changed yesterday in the 2016 budget which stated that by 2020 all schools in the UK must have converted to academy status; LA’s will no longer be responsible for education. The end of UK Local Authority school networks. By: Richard Moore.

7 Key Skills for Employability

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Related: Important Skills Students Need for the Future that we need to help them learn 10 Technology Skills Every Student Needs for the Future 21st Century Skills resources The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 Project Based Learning resources WPI Plan - a great educational model -.

Do students buy into maker culture?

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The maker industry is projected to grow to more than $8 billion by 2020, and with the maker movement infiltrating classrooms, after-school clubs and homes, it’s no wonder. Maker culture is going mainstream.

4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future

Discovery Education

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2020, there will be 1 million more computer science-related jobs than graduating students qualified to fill them.


5 state policies to sustain computer science education

eSchool News

The Association for Computing Machinery estimates that by 2020, as many as 4.6 By 2020, nearly 3.8

5 ways to get the U.S. to a 90 percent high school graduation rate

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percent, the nation could miss its goal of a 90 percent high school graduation rate by 2020 due to persistent equity gaps. states are on track to reach a 90 percent high school graduation rate by 2020. The latest annual report in a series tracking the U.S.

How E-rate Has Made High-Speed Connectivity Possible in Public Schools

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Ensuring the stability of the E-rate program through 2020 and beyond is critical to delivering on our promise to connect America’s K-12 students. With E-rate, we can close the school connectivity gap by 2020.

It’s time for every student to learn to code

eSchool News

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , by 2020, there will be 1.4 Learning to code is about more than career readiness. It’s about helping students make sense of their digital world.

How online high school prepared my sons for NASA

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Matthew will graduate in 2020 with two bachelor degrees, in electrical engineering and computer science. You could say my sons are on an education fast track!

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9 great free activities for Hour of Code

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According to , the group behind the Hour of Code, there will be 1 million more computer science jobs than students by 2020, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics projections.

What’s next in technology? Gartner looks five years ahead

Bryan Alexander

By 2020, autonomous software agents outside of human control will participate in five percent of all economic transactions. By 2020, smart agents will facilitate 40 percent of mobile interactions, and the postapp era will begin to dominate.

We can’t graduate enough nurses

Bryan Alexander

million job openings for nurses through 2020. million by 2020, including over 3.2 million by 2020. We need a lot of nurses, but American universities just can’t make enough of them, according to a new Georgetown study ( pdf ).

Editor’s Picks 2015, No. three: It’s time for every student to learn to code

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , by 2020, there will be 1.4 Learning to code is about more than career readiness. It’s about helping students make sense of their digital world.

Um…so what do teachers do now after the Hour of Code?

eSchool News

In the year 2020 we’ll have 1.4 Yearly one-day events meant to promote critical subject areas not taught within traditional curriculum, like computer science and coding, are great for awareness.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Given that research predicts a 46% growth of wearables in education between now and 2020, we all need to understand them. An Epic Guide to Wearables From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Wearables are in education.

Why blended learning will become an educational norm


According to the Global ed-tech Research Report , it is estimated it will reach $252 bn by 2020. And 2020 is not that far into the future. Red, yellow and blue are very nice colors. But the world would be boring in just these three ones.

Groundbreaking school blends high school and college together

eSchool News

The Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce published a report stating that by 2020, 65 percent of our economy’s jobs will require post-secondary education or training beyond high school.

5 Resources Connecting STEM, the Arts, and the World

Discovery Education

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2020, there will be 1 million more computer science-related jobs than graduating students qualified to fill them.


?How Apple, Salesforce and Other “Platform” Companies Can Help Close the Skills Gap


But there is a disconnect between the skills that students are being taught and those that employers require, and we face the stark prospect that one-third of jobs in 2020 will require skills that aren’t common today. The rise of the knowledge economy is driving a tectonic shift in the nature of work—and in the education ecosystem that prepares learners for their careers.

From One to Many: OER-based Degree Programs

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If we sustain this growth rate, every community college in America will have a fully OER-based degree program by 2020. Several years ago I was speaking about OER at a conference in Virginia.

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Edtech’s Hidden Shortage: Women Directors


says Malli Gero, a co-founder and president of 2020 Women on Boards. Her organization is in the midst of a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on public company boards to 20 percent by 2020. According to the 2020 Gender Diversity Index, 18.8 In just over a decade, 20 independent education companies have raised more than $2.7 billion in funding and are shaping the way education is evolving for students from grade school to higher ed.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


Globally, edtech spending is predicted to reach $252 Billion by 2020. In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Will the cloud continue to reign?

It's still a box

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There was some conversation over the British government's plans to make all grant maintained schools in England into academies by 2020.

Designing and creating makerspaces [webinar]


The World Economic Forum recently projected that by 2020, complex problem solving, critical thinking and creativity will be the top 3 skills required in the workforce. How do you equip your students for success? Increasingly, teachers are turning to makerspaces as one critical way to develop these abilities in students and prepare them for the future. Makerspaces are more than just a room in a school – they’re the reflection of a culture shift.

A short note to [Indian and emerging market] e-commerce investors: Be patient for growth, but impatient for profits

The Christensen Institute

The industry generated approximately $30 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $120 billion by 2020.

What We Learn from the Edtech Games the Government Plays


More than 5 million students already use iCivics; they hope to grow that number fourfold by 2020). What can you learn from some of the games the government has going on?For For starters: Algebra, history, chemistry, English and yes, even civics and how to brush your teeth. Monday was the fifth annual ED Games Expo, held at the the famed Washington performance hall, the John F. Kennedy Center.

Changing Education: Why We Need More Focus On ‘Soft’ Skills

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The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report , for example, anticipates that by 2020, a wide range of technical jobs (like health-care practitioners) will require heightened interpersonal skills such as creativity and problem sensitivity to do their everyday work.


Women In STEM Speak Out To Girls Everywhere

MIND Research Institute

In fact, we’ve committed to connecting 100,000 girls to mentors by 2020 because mentorships that connect young girls to STEM professionals can significantly increase the number of women who pursue and succeed in STEM fields (Stoeger,


LA’s First Public All-Girls STEM School Goes Global


GALA opened with only 6th and 9th grades and will grow each year until it encompasses 6th-12th grade by 2020. With a look of concern, Ella raised her hand and asked, “I want to ask my partner a question but I don’t want to be rude.”


The Hour of Code - Join the Movement

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In fact, it is estimated that by 2020 there will be 400,000 computer science students in the United States and 1.4 We live in a computer powered world. Coding is the language our computers speak. Computer science is a top-paying college degree.

Generation next

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The class of 2020 may have expectations about learning which run counter to the ethos of the traditional university. Photo from LSE Library on Flickr Most of the students starting university at the end of summer 2017 were born around the turn of the century.

What Artificial Intelligence Could Mean For Education

NPR Learning and Tech

The World Economic Forum recently projected that automation will eliminate at least 5 million jobs worldwide by 2020. Google's Go-playing software defeated a human champion. Lee Jin-man/AP.

Texas district upgrades fiber optic network

eSchool News

CFISD’s ownVision 2020 program includes a Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) policy, which the school district expects will result in the need to support up to three devices for each student (depending on the grade level of the student), teacher and staff member.

OPINION: How does this college provide full scholarships for its entire student body without tuition or federal funding?

The Hechinger Report

It demonstrated that 93 percent of the incoming class of 2020 are Pell grant eligible and more than half qualify for the maximum Pell grant available. Luis Torres ‘17 at Williamson’s graduation. I met Luis Torres in 2013 when he enrolled as a freshman.

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning


Creativity, complex problem-solving and coordinating with others are among skills that will become increasingly important for workers to develop by 2020, according to the World Economic Forum. You’ve made a process efficient that would make an awesome, productive employee in the 1960s, but you haven’t developed the mindsets, the networking capabilities and so on that you need for an individual—not just an employee, but a member of society—in 2020.