In Announcing Winners of Higher Ed Challenge, Ed Dept Looks Ahead to 2030

Edsurge

Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology held its first major event in nearly two years on Thursday, and the main takeaway is that the office is busy planning for the future—2030, to be exact. The U.S. Education secretary Betsy DeVos, along with a handful of officials from the Office of EdTech , convened education leaders and entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C., to announce the winners of the “ Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem ,” or EDU2030, challenge.

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

3 Reasons Why the Sustainable Development Goals are the Perfect Framework for Global Learning

P21 Blogazine

The United Nations has put forth and many countries have adopted 17 audacious goals to be achieved by 2030 to end poverty and hunger, to improve health and well-being, and to create sustainable communities around the world. As global competency becomes an increasingly important skill for K-12 students, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a framework for learning about challenges faced by people around the world. P21 Blog

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.

K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce

EdTech Magazine

A 2017 Report by Dell Technologies estimates that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 — fewer than 12 years from now — haven’t been invented yet. K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 08/30/2018 - 17:18.

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell , 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:10. School has always been a place to train students for their eventual adult lives.

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Survey Says: Parents Think Tech Companies Should Help Build Kids’ Digital Skills

Edsurge

To that end, Mark Sparvell, senior manager of education marketing at Microsoft, says the company will use this survey (and others, such as research it conducted on the skills the Class of 2030 will need to be “life-ready” by the time they graduate) to help it understand how parents are feeling, and how to “position activities,” such as events at its stores, across the globe.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Digital Promise

In fact, 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet, says a report by the Institute for the Future and a panel of 20 tech, business, and academic experts from around the world.

Kinders Can Code — Featuring the Voices of Lisa Guardino & Shea Smith

CUE

Flourish in 2030. Our kindergarteners will graduate in 2030. Is the activity we are asking our students to do preparing them for life in 2030? Kindergarten circle time is typically filled with picture books, songs, and calendar.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

techlearning

Studies and experts say anywhere between 30% and 60% of jobs that are around today won’t be around by 2030. Jobs in fields like transportation, logistics, and administration are the most at risk of going extinct by 2030. 2030 may seem far off, but it is not. What a wild summer.

How to prepare students for the unknowable

eSchool News

At the same time, a survey of business leaders shows than eight in 10 (82 percent) expect that humans and machines will work as integrated teams within their organization inside of five years, and 84 percent expect that all of their workers will be digital experts by the year 2030.

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Conscious Discipline-Based Curriculum Awarded $550,000 in Funding to Rescue Neurodevelopment in Zika-Infected Babies in Grenada

techlearning

Grand Challenges Canada estimates that these “bold ideas with big impact” have the potential to save up to 1 million lives and improve up to 28 million lives by 2030. ORLANDO, Fla.

The Irreplaceables: What AR and AI Mean for the Future of Teaching #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

One of your kids’ favorite restaurants back home had raptors from the new Jurassic Park 2030 movie taking orders as they jumped up onto tables to interact with guests. A look into the future From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Using [the online tool] mysimpleshow, volunteers are encouraged to explain details and background of these 17 Global Goals of the Agenda 2030 in short and entertaining explainer videos.

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 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.”.

How to pave the way for innovation in the classroom

Neo LMS

What will a typical school day look like in the future — tomorrow, next year, in five years’ time, in 2030? Especially if you think you’ll be a teacher in 2030 or any other future time mark.

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

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.

Social Studies & Citizen Voice: Students Raising Their Voice on What Matters

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The goals include targets that the whole world should be working on in order to see a better world by 2030. Two years ago, Ms. Shelley Olin and I collaborated on a student voice project at the very end of the year.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pearson’s Former Product Chief Reflects on the 4 Megatrends Shaping Global Education

Edsurge

You might be interested to find that teaching, health and hospitality services, and food preparation top the list of critical professions in 2030—along with the more obvious ones like software engineering, data science, and cyber security. ROL’ — Return on Learning According to UNESCO , by 2030, the world will add 120 million new students seeking access to higher education, including a 50 percent increase in pupils seeking education outside their home countries.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Change Agents: Tech & Learning’s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018

techlearning

STACEY CHILDRESS No one knows what the economy will look like when today’s kindergarteners graduate from high school in 2030.

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.

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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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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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

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!