Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

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If trends continue unabated, by 2030 we may be looking at nearly 50 percent of school-aged children walking away from traditional public education in this country. By LeiLani Cauthen. Nearly every school district in America is seeing some degree of student attrition.

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Why technology could be the key to powering the teachers of tomorrow

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Microsoft wants to power the teachers of 2030

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Bett Daily News Roundup – Wednesday 22nd January

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Microsoft’s keynote led with new research that examined what teachers would need in the classroom of 2030

How this district is preparing students for 2030–and beyond

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Whether we like it or not, the fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally changing the way the world works–and educators have to rise to the task of preparing students for 2030 and beyond. “We Are we preparing our students for a career that will exist in 2030, or not?”.

Education can be the great equalizer, but it isn’t yet

The Hechinger Report

In a noble attempt to level the education playing field, in October a Maryland state panel, known as the Kirwan Commission, voted to recommend a new funding formula that calls for spending to increase by $4 billion per year by 2030.

Digital K-12 Classroom Online Summit | Feb 21-23, 2020

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Lesson from Hawaii: How CTE can develop a talented workforce to meet future economic priorities

ExcelinEd

to 55%; By 2030 , increase economic opportunities and support an entrepreneurial ecosystem that strengthens Hawaii’s natural environment, culture and community; and.

Where education systems stumble, grassroots groups step in to raise success rates

The Hechinger Report

Their goal: for 75,000 Mobile residents to earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s Carolyn Akers, CEO of a grassroots education foundation in Mobile, which is part of an effort to help 75,000 Mobile students earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s Bishop State Community College.

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?. In 2020, MY World 360?

Youth-Created 360? Films at the United Nations General Assembly

Digital Promise

The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015. The next MY World 360° call for submissions will open in early 2020.

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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.

Girls Who Code: The Citizenship Question Poses ‘Dire Consequences’ for Education Equity

Edsurge

In the coming days, the Supreme Court of the United States is expected to rule on a big change to the upcoming 2020 census—the Trump Administration’s proposed addition of an overtly racist question about U.S.

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The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

The Hechinger Report

But in order to predict high school graduates, WICHE’s statisticians also projected student enrollments for first grade through 2020 to 12th grade through 2030. That’s because, even by 2020, the post-recessionary birth dearth is only beginning to reach seventh grade.

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

Edsurge

According to Dell Technologies and the Institute for the Future, 85 percent of the jobs in 2030 don’t exist yet. As we kick off 2020, talented entrepreneurs, innovative practitioners, investors and risk-takers will sculpt the next decade of technology-enabled education company growth.

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The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

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Here’s my prediction for 2020 through 2030: In the new decade, edtech entrepreneurs will partner more closely with educators from the start to create learning solutions. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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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.

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Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

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). After the ISTE conference last month I asked our team what they saw that might be most important for school leaders.

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

Edsurge

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. But the clock is ticking to find this asset—specifically, by April 2020. 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.

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

Edsurge

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. More than 80 percent of the edtech startups created in the past five years will not survive through 2020. Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

She will host the first ever OGC Global Summit for Future Ready Education in Australia, July 2020. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! This is an amazing and free online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world.

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.

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

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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.

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

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This talk was delivered at Virginia Commonwealth University today as part of a seminar co-sponsored by the Departments of English and Sociology. The slides are also available here. Thank you very much for inviting me here to speak today.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Edsurge : “20 By 2020: Quizlet ’s Big Revenue Ambitions From Third-Party Content Partners.” ” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” (National) Education Politics.