Education in 2030: the Times of London looks head

Bryan Alexander

A few weeks ago the Times of London asked a group of British, Australian, and American academics to imagine what education might look like in 2030.

Live Interview on Thursday, Jan. 20 - Barnet Berry on Teaching 2030

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, January 20th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Barnett Berry on new book, Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools--Now and in the Future. "In

Artificial intelligence will transform the economy, but how much, and how soon?

FETC Converge

But up to one third of American work force will have to switch to new occupations by 2030. Three new reports suggest that artificial intelligence can probably do less right now than you think. Read more at The New York Times. Uncategorized artificial intelligence image recognition reports teaching job skills technical skills

A Great Way To Use Tech To Help Teachers Meaningfully Engage With Families

EdTech4Beginners

5 million students are English Language Learners, and that figure is projected to triple by 2030. Strong parent-teacher partnerships are key to student success in the classroom. In fact, parental engagement is very effective at predicting student achievement.

“The world has become my classroom! Skype has become my window to the world!” – Kristine Holloway, Canada

Daily Edventures

This year, her classroom has focused on finding solutions to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. I also recently shared this project work at the E2 Education Exchange in Singapore as part of my presentation on Taking Teaching Global with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.”.

These are the 5 most in-demand K-12 languages

eSchool News

Verses noted ELL (English Language Learning) students represent the fastest growing segment of the K-12 population and it is predicted that this segment will grow to 40 percent by 2030. Rosetta Stone releases a list of the most popular U.S., global language learning programs.

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

billion population is under 25, will need some three million new primary school teachers by 2030. billion population is under 25, will need three million new primary school teachers by 2030. “I

General Assembly to Be Acquired By Swiss HR Firm for $412.5 Million

Edsurge

The rise of automation also creates a critical need to re-skill workers, with as many as 375 million employees globally needing to transition to new roles by 2030. General Assembly , the New York-based provider of coding bootcamps and short-term career-focused educational programs, has reached an agreement to be acquired by the Adecco Group for $412.5 million.

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

billion people, India is second only to China in population, and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030. billion people, India is second only to China in population and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030.

What do at-risk students, English language learners and adult college students have in common?

The Hechinger Report

While these children currently make up 10 percent of the total student population, researchers estimate that they could make up as much as 40 percent by 2030.

Want Change In Education? Look Beyond The Usual Suspects (Like Finland)

MindShift

announced a goal to sell only electric vehicles by 2030. In a tiny hamlet in Tanzania, children who have never been to school, and can’t recognize a single letter in any language, are about to start learning basic math and reading.

Colleges hoping for more public funds instead of innovating risk hurting themselves

The Christensen Institute

But her suggestion that state politicians step up and simply pump more government dollars into an expensive system ignores the reality that every day between now and 2030 10,000 baby boomers will retire, which will create huge governmental health care and pension costs.

Like it or not, Trump is the next president — Now, here’s how he can improve higher ed

The Hechinger Report

States that will soon follow in abandoning all their public higher education funding include my own state of Louisiana in 2027, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in 2029, Arizona in 2030, and the list goes on. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. It’s official: we have a new president.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

She is a co-author of Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Public Schools–Now and in the Future, and was featured in the book Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead Without Leaving.

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Doctors prescribe more Big Bird, less brainless “screen time” for young kids

The Hechinger Report

Today’s preschoolers — the class of 2030 —will still need to be able to read in the traditional sense. “The AAP’s new regulations cite quality programming like “Sesame Street.” Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images.

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Kurani Design Firm Aims to Re-Imagine the Classroom

K-12 Schools - Education News

Among these projects are the Nelson Mandela School for Social Justice , New York City’s EPIC High Schools and a collaboration with the State of Rio, Brazil, in an ambitious project in which Rio plans to build 900 schools by 2030.

Michelle Weise: ‘We Need to Design the Learning Ecosystem of the Future’

Edsurge

We can’t extrapolate from where we are today to meet the challenges of the workforce of 2030 or 2040. “Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.”. Jim Dator, futurist at University of Hawaii-Manoa. Here’s something ridiculous for you: Futurists and experts on aging and longevity are now suggesting that the first people to live to be 150 years old have already been born. That is a long time to live—and work.

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3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8

Goldman Sachs looks at higher education, very darkly

Bryan Alexander

18 year olds starting college in 2030 with no scholarship or grants will only start making a positive return when they turn 37.

Who will help teachers rescue the 800 million people who can’t read or write?

The Hechinger Report

Through a series of conversations, we addressed literacy’s role in the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, closing the knowledge poverty gap, technology and the literacy leadership challenge and collective approaches to literacy leadership education. Marcie Craig Post.

As more Americans retire, we must educate a new generation of leaders by making higher ed affordable

The Hechinger Report

will turn 65 every day until about the year 2030. . During the recent presidential campaign, one of the few things the two major candidates for president agreed on was the need for increased technical education.

The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones

The Hechinger Report

million more college-educated workers by 2030 than it’s producing now. When Dustin Gordon arrived at the University of Iowa, he found himself taking lecture classes with more people in them than his entire hometown of Sharpsburg, Iowa, population 89. Photo: Ben Smith for The Hechinger Report.

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NetSupport’s keyword monitoring now supports multiple languages

eSchool News

residents (22 percent of which aged between 5-17 years old) spoke a language other than English at home — doubling from 1990, and expected to increase to 40 percent by 2030, according to the Center for Immigration Studies.

What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today

MindShift

The growing automation of knowledge work means that, globally, we are expected to lose around 2 billion jobs by 2030. By David Price.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8 Joe Fatheree on episode 159 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

What Service-Learning and Global Goals Taught Us About Promoting the Greater Good

Edsurge

This kind of learning is happening in schools and youth programs all over the world and many of the people leading this work are purposefully connecting it to the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , a set of 17 goals to make the world a better place by 2030.

OPINION: Why higher ed must counteract Trump’s move to exit the climate pact

The Hechinger Report

This year we finalized the College of the Atlantic Energy Framework that will eliminate fossil fuels from our heating, electricity, and transport sectors by 2030. President Trump may have decided to remove the U.S.

Government-Funded School Meals May Increase Obesity Risk

K-12 Schools - Education News

” in 2010 to reduce childhood obesity to 5% by 2030. (Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons). A Virginia Tech researcher has found that government-funded meals in schools are causing financially struggling youth to be at greater risk of becoming overweight.

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

You’ll never guess… The UK Higher Education Policy Institute predicts , “ University place demand to grow by 300,000 by 2030.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Leading innovative & transformative change: 5 key considerations

Imagine Learning

The world of 2025 / 2030 will require divergent, collaborative thinking and action. What will the learning world of 2025 or 2030 look like? This blog follows closely on the back of my colleague’s recent blogpost ( [link] ) as I consider her thoughts and some recent consultancy experience. What are five of the key considerations I can see in leading a learning community down fresh pathways? 1. Cast vision as clearly, concisely and strongly as you can.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

could see a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030, according to a report published Wednesday by the Association of American Medical Colleges,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

12:00pm Inspire Action for Global Good through #TeachSDGs : Join in this special Twitter chat to discover ways to bring the Sustainable Development Goals to classrooms and support the work of the United Nations to meet the agenda for sustainable development by the year 2030.

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

Really Fun Lineup So Far For This Year's FutureofEducation.com Interview Series

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

I''m really enjoying how well the lineup for the FutureofEducation.com interview series is shaping up this year. All of the events are live and free to attend, and recordings (both.mp3 and full Elluminate) are usually posted within a day. More details are usually posted the week of the show, and if you join the FutureofEducation.com site, you''ll start receiving a weekly email of these shows and others I''m involved in coordinating. Recordings of all past shows can also be accessed at the site!

The world that our children experience

Imagine Learning

The NIC 2025 and 2030 Global Issues Reports both point to a near future that will be dominated by chronic food shortages and lack of access to water. This blog post seeks to capture aspects of emerging technology and culture that will shape the world of tomorrow for the students of today. The way we have taught kids in the past just won’t cut it into the future. The traditional classroom is predicated on a control philosophy.

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

Hack Education

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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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. Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” (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.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“By 2030 students will be learning from robots ,” the World Economic Forum claims. Education Politics. “Former Lobbyist With For-Profit Colleges Quits Education Department ,” ProPublica reports. That’s Taylor Hansen who was a lobbyist for Career Education Colleges and Universities. He’s the son of Bill Hansen, the son of USA Funds , another student loan guarantee agency, Inside Higher Ed notes.