Without changes in education, the future of work will leave more people behind

The Hechinger Report

The health care industry is expected to add the most jobs by 2026, and, together with the social assistance sector, will account for 4 million new jobs — one-third of all new positions, according to the BLS estimates.

New Analysis of Personalized Learning Program Shows Reading Gains for Chicago Students

Leadership Lounge

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the need for information security analysts is estimated to grow 28 percent through 2026, much faster than other occupations. New Analysis of Personalized Learning Program Shows Reading Gains for Chicago Students.

6 ways to bolster STEM education for the future

eSchool News

The report, STEM 2026 , pulls from the work of experts in science, technology, engineering and math, and the authors point out that current conditions do not ensure equal access to STEM teaching and learning. The ideal future of U.S.

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A Seamless Integration of Technology in Classrooms Makes for Effective Blended Learning

MIND Research Institute

Here are some related resources to share with your colleagues or to use for staff development: The STEM 2026 Vision.

Jobs in cybersecurity are exploding: Why are women locked out?

The Hechinger Report

will grow 28 percent by 2026. will grow 28 percent by 2026. In an effort to get more girls at Red Bank to participate in the cybersecurity challenge, teacher Mandy Galante, center, recruited girls from nontech classes, including a dozen from a creative writing class. “We

The new minority on campus? Men

The Hechinger Report

By 2026, the department estimates , 57 percent of college students will be women. By 2026, nearly 57 percent of college students will be women.

Presenting and participating in the EDUCAUSE 2015 conference

Bryan Alexander

On Thursday (October 29) I’m presenting on Looking Ahead to 2026: Trends in Technology and Education. This October I’ll be presenting, participating, networking, schmoozing, reconnecting, and generally hob-nobbing with people at the EDUCAUSE 2015 conference in Indianapolis. Here are some of my events: A pre conference workshop, Building an Emerging Technology and Futures Capacity in Your Organization.

Blockchain Misconceptions and the Future of Education

Doug Levin

I’ve read and discussed both the KnowledgeWorks Foundation report, Learning on the Block , and Learning is Earning 2026 , the latter of which was introduced by Jane McGonigal on the keynote stage at SXSWedu. Blockchain technology may seem magical, but it is not magic.

High-paying jobs go begging while high school grads line up for bachelor’s degrees

The Hechinger Report

The number of workers needed in the construction trades nationally is expected to rise 11 percent through 2026, far faster than other occupations, or by 747,600 new jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says.

Eclipsed by urban counterparts, rural nonwhites go to college at equally low rates

The Hechinger Report

A typical agriculture worker makes $22,540 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , and mechanization has steadily reduced demand for them; the government projects zero growth in agriculture through at least 2026. High school students sit in a rural Mississippi school classroom.

10 Things To Know about the Future of Blockchain in Education

Doug Levin

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EDUCAUSE 2015: my sessions and some observations

Bryan Alexander

“ Looking Ahead to 2026: Trends in Technology and Education ” ( slides ) focused on trends other than technology, since the conference covered tech so extensively. Last week I participated in the EDUCAUSE annual conference in the midwestern American city of Indianapolis.

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Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

That job sector is projected to grow 22 percent by 2026, putting her on track to earn a median wage of $ 100,610 a year. Ben Lara, a senior at Lowell High School, walks his dog before school. His dream is to become a business owner. Photo by Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report.

In an era of inequity, more and more college financial aid is going to the rich

The Hechinger Report

People who set up college-savings accounts, called 529 plans, get $2 billion a year worth of federal tax deductions — projected by the Treasury Department to double by 2026 to $4 billion a year.

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

Hack Education

I don’t believe that we should cheer Elon Musk’s plans to abandon this planet and colonize Mars – he’s predicted he’ll do so by 2026.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” His attorney says he will fight for the right to be paid the full value of his contract, which runs through 2026 – that’s over $40 million in salary and bonuses. (National) Education Politics. “ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.”