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. Once employees determine their degree path, they can begin taking online courses paid for by JetBlue. The U.S.

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.

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Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.

How to pave the way for innovation in the classroom

Neo LMS

Of course, just having a brain does not lead directly to innovative ideas, but it’s definitely a starting point. No matter if they just joined the educational system or they attend your course as experienced college students, their main characteristic is to ask questions.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Of course, the star ratings aren’t there in the physical world, only in the AR glasses which operate a lot like the computer monitors that everyone used years ago. “OK,” A look into the future From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Students Face a Troubling Skills Gap Around Career Readiness. We’re Fixing It With Data.

Edsurge

The goal as we see it is something we call “60x30TX,” or 60 percent of Texas adults ages 25-34 will hold a degree by 2030. It’s highly actionable; our counselors can see at a glance which students need test prep courses, workshops or to retake a test.

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Girls Who Code: The Citizenship Question Poses ‘Dire Consequences’ for Education Equity

Edsurge

With accurate data, we can continue to focus our work in places we know Latinx people live and work, where there might be girls without access to computer science courses or who don’t see a future for themselves in the field because they lack role models who look like them.

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A Bootcamp Down Under: Trilogy Education Extends University Tech Training Globally

Edsurge

As much as 50 percent of employees in the country could be working in roles that require programming or software skills by 2030, according to estimates in a 2016 report by the National Broadband Network and the Regional Australia Institute. Also new is Trilogy’s recent acquisition of Firehose Project, an online coding course.

Education can be the great equalizer, but it isn’t yet

The Hechinger Report

In a noble attempt to level the education playing field, in October a Maryland state panel, known as the Kirwan Commission, voted to recommend a new funding formula that calls for spending to increase by $4 billion per year by 2030.

Cultivating Empathy In Learning

The Web20Classroom

The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that each Goal and target is met by 2030. You can learn more about the SDGs through a free course offered by Participate. Microsoft also has a free course and tons more resources to explore like Skype in the Classroom Events, Virtual Field Trips and more.

The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

The children had clearly learned a lot over the course of the school year from the tablets. Children in Malawi learning on iPads. COURTESY OF SUSAN COLBY, IMAGINE WORLDWIDE. A piece of the future of learning unfolded before me over the past week.

Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

Iterating Toward Openness

Great Minds is, of course, losing decisions and appeals in both cases, but this is an example of the kind of mischief that can occur when funding programs have poor definitions of OER. . The tl;dr. I recently wrote a brief essay about the wonderful new UNESCO OER Recommendation.

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

The Hechinger Report

But in order to predict high school graduates, WICHE’s statisticians also projected student enrollments for first grade through 2020 to 12th grade through 2030. The question, of course, is whether enough immigrants will come to make up for declining births.

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 You continue to get trained in the science of teaching throughout the course of your career.

K-12 is the Key to Workforce Development

Mindspark Learning

Of course, that makes sense considering these surveys were designed to shed light on students currently entering the workforce from college; however, by their nature alone, they are incomplete. Researchers predict that by 2030 85% of the jobs that exist today will no longer exist.

Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?

Edsurge

McKinsey predicts that somewhere between 400 million and 800 million people will lose their jobs by 2030 as a result of automation. You're of course a historian by training. What do water, the history of slavery in the United States, and the future of work all have in common? A lot.

Where education systems stumble, grassroots groups step in to raise success rates

The Hechinger Report

Their goal: for 75,000 Mobile residents to earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s Carolyn Akers, CEO of a grassroots education foundation in Mobile, which is part of an effort to help 75,000 Mobile students earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s Bishop State Community College.

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 You continue to get trained in the science of teaching throughout the course of your career.

Education Looks Eastward: Snapshots from Beijing's Global Education Technology Summit

Edsurge

And government leaders have been pushing entrepreneurship, coding and artificial intelligence, setting a goal of leading the world in AI by 2030. Companies Looking for New Markets Of course, the conference attracted plenty of companies from abroad trying to break into the Chinese market. Beijing —China is a different world when it comes to education and tech.

10 years later, goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

The Hechinger Report

A record number of Virginians earned bachelor’s degrees in 2017 , the most recent year for which the figures are available; officials said that puts it on course toward a goal of having the highest proportion of college-educated workers by 2030.

Goldman Sachs looks at higher education, very darkly

Bryan Alexander

The report emphasizes this in economic terms, of course, but condemns one fourth of all American campuses for being less valuable than high schools. 18 year olds starting college in 2030 with no scholarship or grants will only start making a positive return when they turn 37.

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

ver the course of a century, California built the country’s top-ranked public research university and its largest and most affordable community college system. The university system has gotten an infusion of money to add more courses and advisors and reduce bottlenecks.

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. It was a policy change that greatly encouraged the growth of “telecommunications correspondence” courses. Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges.

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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.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

Along with being a National Honor Society student and squeezing in five business electives into an already packed course load, he works 30 to 35 hours a week at his job sorting in-store advertisements at Target. But my hope is that in the pathways courses we’re teaching them to love learning.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We currently have 10 keynotes and 130 regular sessions scheduled over the course of three days. As the course has evolved over the years, it has been Piper's goal to connect with classrooms and students in the parts of the world that Piper's students are learning about.

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

Hack Education

It’s an intense research project that usually tops out at about 75,000 words, written over the course of four to six weeks. As a folklorist, of course, I did catch the reference to the Oracle of Delphi.

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

techlearning

Chatterbox also delivers introductory courses in many different languages, including Arabic and Persian, which are not found in most curricula but are increasingly important languages for people to learn.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “The University of Oregon is changing course evaluations to make them more useful and eliminate implicit bias ,” says The Daily Emerald. At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “New findings: college students actually perform worse with access to digital course-planning platforms that show how previous students performed.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Edsurge on Degress Compass , a course recommendation engine from Austin Peay University: “How a ‘Netflix’ Model For Advising Lost Its Luster.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Trump has, of course, proposed some $9 billion in funding cuts to the Department of Education, so this is hardly “new money.” Via Open Culture : “ Martin Scorsese to Teach His First Online Course on Filmmaking.” Via The Pacific Standard : “For the First Time, a Female Officer Completed the Marines’ Grueling Infantry Officer Training Course.” From the Amazon blog : “Introducing Free Alexa Skills Courses by Codecademy.”

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We’ve run courses in many areas including language & culture, social responsibility, human rights, business, peace studies, education, sustainability and much more.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Economy by 2030.” Of course, much like the myth about “20% time,” I am sure educators will consider to cite this as a reason why schools should be more like Google. 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.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ Do Online Courses Really Save Money? The incentive-based learning program covers a variety of areas, including literacy, college course work, cognitive behavioral therapy and vocational training. 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The founder, of course, has a degree from an Ivy League school. ” Ng is, of course, the co-founder of the MOOC startup Coursera. “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.