How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

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He asks: Not knowing what tasks will be automated or what future jobs will look like, how do schools train for a workplace that does not yet exist? As many as 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs by 2030. We still need people training to be computer programmers and nurses and engineers — some of those individuals may just have different specialties within their fields in a decade or two.

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This summer, in cooperation with the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), they are participating in a summer volunteer program to encourage everyone to promote the United Nations 17 Global Goals in support of the 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development: In collaboration with the United Nations System Staff College, the simpleshow foundation has set up a volunteering program that aims to educate the world about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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

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The government is also taking steps to provide additional non-school support ( like bicycles to help students get there ), and is moving toward new partnerships and private takeovers aimed at improving teacher training and school conditions. “To billion people, India is second only to China in population, and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030. K-12 News Adult learning for-profit education Higher education access International poverty Rural schools

How to prepare students for the unknowable

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According to an Institute for the Future report, “ The Next Era of Human-Machine Partnerships ,” emerging technologies like augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI), big data, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are going to completely transform the workplace by 2030. Consider how the internet has reshaped the workplace by providing us access to faster communication and more in-depth knowledge.

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. Also, teachers are provided with comprehensive training on strategies to integrate technology into learning, and an on-site Digital Learning Coach, trained by the nonprofit Digital Promise, to provide individualized support.

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

McKinsey just published a new report, “The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow” ( summary ; longer document ), looking ahead to 2030 after new technologies have had some impact. Reflecting more limited access to education, Hispanic workers are most at risk of displacement, followed by African Americans. How will a changing economy redistribute jobs and economic growth in the United States?

How Do You Prepare Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet? Karen Cator Has Some Ideas.

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How can they train for jobs that don’t even exist yet? A lot of people say that by 2030, when our current kindergartners are high school graduates, automation will have phased out many career paths that are available today. Some of the research by the McKinsey Global Institute says that by 2030 the transitions will be challenging, the transitions to different kinds of jobs. We can create open education resources and publish them online for people to access and use.

TalentFound Helps Communities Find Success

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TalentFound Helps Communities Find Success Demand for higher cognitive skills, such as creativity, critical thinking, decision making and complex information processing, is expected to grow by 19% in the United States and 14% in Europe by 2030, according to a recent report by McKinsey and Company.

The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

Roughly 250 million children worldwide have no access to school of any kind. Training the vast numbers of necessary teachers—69 million by 2030, according to the United Nations—to serve every student without access to schooling in the developing world would take decades and cost billions of dollars, and it’s not clear that such efforts would succeed ultimately. Children in Malawi learning on iPads. COURTESY OF SUSAN COLBY, IMAGINE WORLDWIDE.

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

Yet throughout India, a number of digital initiatives are underway aimed at improving education in areas that lack sufficient trained and experienced teachers. 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

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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. By offering General Assembly’s services alongside the Group’s existing talent development, career transition and professional staffing solutions we will be able to better respond to these client needs, enhancing both access to and the supply of the most in-demand skills.”

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

McKinsey just published a new report, “The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow” ( summary ; longer document ), looking ahead to 2030 after new technologies have had some impact. Reflecting more limited access to education, Hispanic workers are most at risk of displacement, followed by African Americans. How will a changing economy redistribute jobs and economic growth in the United States?

Digital K-12 Classroom Online Summit | Feb 21-23, 2020

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

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Train their bosses. 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. Related: Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning? Marcie Craig Post.

“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.”. And while her class is accustomed to solving problems, Holloway acknowledges there is still room for improvement in tackling access to technology. Kristine Holloway. Middle School Teacher.

Government-Funded School Meals May Increase Obesity Risk

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First Lady Michelle Obama championed the program, which was put in place to ensure that kids had access to and were eating nutritious foods. ” in 2010 to reduce childhood obesity to 5% by 2030. She writes that cafeteria staff need culinary training so students can enjoy what they are being served. (Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons).

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

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Through this work these men and women have able to help others, use their skills and training, and provide for themselves and their families. It’s important that everyone who has access to data is trained properly to use and protect it,” Vance says. FPF will also launch a new training initiative, addressing educators’ top questions, sometime this fall.

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

Hack Education

So to predict that the vast vast majority of these schools (save Harvard, of course) will go away in the next decade or so or that they’ll be bankrupt or replaced by Silicon Valley’s version of online training is simply wishful thinking – dangerous, wishful thinking from two prominent figures who will benefit greatly if this particular fantasy comes true (and not just because they’ll get to claim that they predicted this future).

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

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Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards. Ozelle Stephen, Rev/Director of Education, Miridians Elementary School, Centre of Enabling Support Foundation, Uganda Access to Quality education Opportunities, Good Health + Well-being for all. Click here to register to attend the conference live or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards.

British universities reach out to the new minority: poor white males

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LONDON — Taking shelter from the cold and chilly night inside a cavernous gym in a community center in the East London borough of Newham, two dozen teenagers gossip, stretch, and set up hurdles for a track-and-field training session. The left-leaning think tank the Fabian Society projects that, while the wealthiest British households will see their income rise by 25 percent through 2030, the poorest will enjoy almost no gains at all, making them doubt the value of a university degree.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Chalkbeat’s Colorado news desk : “$35 million for school safety will go toward training, but not hiring, of school resource officers.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The governor of Virginia has approved a bill requiring all public higher education institutions in the state to take steps to adopt open educational resources – freely accessible and openly copyrighted educational materials.” ” The Business of Job Training.

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” Also via NPR : “‘I Hope This Will Set A Precedent,’ Says Trans Teen Who Won Case Over Bathroom Access.” The Business of Job Training. Economy by 2030.” ” Via Chalkbeat : “A growing Jeffco program trains future early childhood workers while they’re still in high school.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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’” Via Education Week : “ FCC Seeks Comment on Access to WiFi for Schools and Libraries.” Via the Future of Privacy Forum : “ Law Enforcement Access to Student Records : What Is the Law?” ” More on the new for-profit higher ed – coding bootcamps – in the job training section below. Via The Pacific Standard : “For the First Time, a Female Officer Completed the Marines’ Grueling Infantry Officer Training Course.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Representative Ron DeSantis introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow states to set up a parallel accrediting system to direct federal student aid money to a range of career training programs.” The Business of Job Training. “ Tech is making ed more inclusive, accessible to students with special needs,” says Education Dive. Via Education Dive : “Principals support SEL efforts, but want more teacher training.”