OPINION: Often overlooked vocational-tech schools provide great solutions to student debt, labor shortages

The Hechinger Report

A startling 3 million skilled trades jobs will sit unfilled by 2028. Elementary to High School Higher Education Opinion Solutions College to careers Higher education access School choice teachers Testing

New Survey Findings: Student Perceptions on Skilled Trades Education

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million skilled trade positions unfilled between 2018 and 2028, which could have a potential economic impact of $2.5 Why is it so difficult to fill these accessible jobs with highly-trained professionals? […]. 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.

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OPINION: Why school shutdowns are a disaster for science classes

The Hechinger Report

Such students have fewer informal science opportunities and limited broadband Wi-Fi access at home and attend schools in districts that receive, by one estimate, $1,200 less in funding per student. jobs in the STEM sector are forecast to grow by 8 percent by 2028.

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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. K-12 News Data and research Solutions STEM Technology accessYes, 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.

It’s Time to Reboot Our Thinking About Adult Learners in a Digitally Transformed World

Edsurge

During the pandemic, though, 37 percent of adults pursuing education abandoned their educational goals due to financial hardships, changes at work, or lack of access to programs, based on public opinion polling from Strada Education Network—a situation characterized as a “national crisis.”

The Business Benefits of Video Conferencing

ViewSonic Education

billion in 2028. . With Intel Unite, you can manage your room’s VC from one single point of access. Video conferencing (VC) is a major part of doing business in the 21st century. It facilitates visual communication with clients and colleagues anywhere and anytime.

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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. A premium license, which costs $99 per month, gives access to the entire course catalog, live online training, practice exams, scenario-based virtual labs and a mentor network. Others sign up to access more Cybrary content or to build a reputation as an expert within cybersecurity.

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. Smith is co-founder of Naviance and chief product officer at Hobsons for Hobsons and serves on the board of directors for the National College Access Network and College Possible. . Rita’s Catholic School in New Orleans, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Photo: Cheryl Gerber for The Hechinger Report.

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

Edsurge

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. With so much for student empowerment, so much for institutions to better meet the needs of students, so much potential for furthering research, so much potential that we have for boosting learning and access.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, There are, of course, vast inequalities in access to technology — in school and at home and otherwise — and in how these technologies get used.