New Survey Findings: Student Perceptions on Skilled Trades Education

EdNews Daily

million skilled trade positions unfilled between 2018 and 2028, which could have a potential economic impact of $2.5 By Mary Kelly The skilled trades industry offers lucrative and meaningful careers, however there is a growing skilled trades labor shortage in the U.S. that is severely impacting the economy and a number of high school seniors across the country who are unaware of their options post-high school graduation.

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The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

May 24, 2015, 2028 8 Digital Resources To Stay Connected to Families. Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment. Entry Pageviews Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices i.

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

The Hechinger Report

Full high school projections extend further through 2028 in the WICHE data. million students in 2028. What does the declining birthrate mean for elementary, middle and high schools across the country? According to one set of projections, it could mean 8.5 percent fewer public school students a decade from now.

As New England Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle Financially, One Pins Hopes on Health Care Majors

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The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts growing employment opportunities for health care practitioners, assistants and social service workers over the next decade, with personal care aide, registered nurse and home health aide ranking among the four occupations expecting the most job growth by 2028. New England is known for fall foliage, devotion to its controversial football team and its concentration of small colleges.

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Cybrary Lands $15 Million Series B Round to Train Cybersecurity Workforce

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Bureau of Labor Statistics expects job openings for information security analysts to grow 32 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Ryan Corey remembers when his business plan would get him and his team laughed out of a room with potential investors. Back in 2015, when the Cybrary platform for cybersecurity learning was founded, it didn’t matter that Corey had amassed over 175,000 signups in six months.

Ten jobs that are safe from robots

The Hechinger Report

The notion that we can train someone in 2018 for job requirements in 2028 isn’t realistic.”. The notion that we can train someone in 2018 for job requirements in 2028 isn’t realistic,” Fuller said. Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5 million cashiers. Just ask the retail workers who’ve already been displaced by automated checkout machines.

OPINION: The simple steps that encourage young learners to break equity barriers

The Hechinger Report

The class of 2028 will, no doubt, have a maze of postsecondary options to help them unlock their dreams and ambitions. Rita’s Catholic School in New Orleans, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report. Yet while the connection between education and aspiration is intuitive to many, it’s not necessarily so for children — particularly for those who come from low-income households or families with no college education.

Ten Jobs That Should Be Safe From Automation

MindShift

The notion that we can train someone in 2018 for job requirements in 2028 isn’t realistic,” Fuller said. This story about robots and jobs was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Sign up for our newsletter. Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5 million cashiers. Just ask the retail workers who’ve already been displaced by automated checkout machines.

13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years

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Ed note: 2 Pieces for Context– 30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education by 2028 and Curriculum is More Important Than Learning Technology. We recently speculated on the what education might look like in the year 2028 (see the link above), when today’s kindergartners have finished K-12 and beginning their work in the world (or college). 13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years. by TeachThought Staff.

Reading the Trend Lines Reshaping Education: A Look at Bryan Alexander’s Book in Progress

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It might be that in 2028, we think we've just lived through this Golden Age, and maybe Moore's Law comes to a halt, which is quite possible. Futurists play a mental game of obsessively tracking what’s new right now and making imaginative leaps to predict what might come, say, ten years out. So what do futurists say is coming for higher education?

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. I think it is worthwhile, as the decade draws to a close, to review those stories and to see how much (or how little) things have changed. You can read the series here: 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018 , 2019.