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. The results are engaging and diverse, illustrating neatly the wide range of education futuring. future of education

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Global Education Leadership Week (GLW) is a week-long celebration of leadership through global action in K-20 education, taking place this week, April 24 - 28, 2017, and organized by the Global Education Conference (GEC) Network.

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If We Do It Right, Teachers Plus Technology Can Free Educators to Focus More on Students

The Christensen Institute

The McKinsey Global Institute’s recent report on the future of work for women made for an interesting headline at Education Week: “Forty Percent of Elementary School Teachers’ Work Could Be Automated By 2030.” Education Blog

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

It’s one example of the many ways that California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. But California, with a higher education budget for 2019-2020 of $18.5 Department of Education says.). Department of Education reports.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

She has aligned her recent work with the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the United Nations in 2015 (as an agenda for moving forward to 2030). TeachSDGs : School leaders and educators can take the pledge to TeachSDGs!

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

That it works so well should come as no surprise to seasoned educators. By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. This motivating impact of interactive displays is seen at every level of education. Moving up to higher education.

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

Edsurge

Beijing —China is a different world when it comes to education and tech. Teachers are revered , most families spend about a third of their income on their children’s education, and most students spend at least an hour a day on some kind of online learning. To try to better understand this dynamic and fast-changing environment, thousands of entrepreneurs and education leaders from 34 countries gathered here this week for the Global Education Technology Summit.

The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

Edsurge

This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. An abacus is an educational technology, as is the slide rule.

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CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education. When it comes to educational innovations to prepare students for the future, Yong Zhao, foundation distinguished professor at the University of Kansas School of Education , believes educators are stuck in a loop.

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. English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Informational Text » Grade 9-10.

Youth-Created 360? Films at the United Nations General Assembly

Digital Promise

The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015. Head to www.myworld360.org for more information. 360 Story Lab Educators Learning Experience Design Students

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

The Hechinger Report

When it comes to education spending, middle-income Americans typically don’t put their money where their mouth is. How often do we hear politicians and parents wax poetic about education being the great equalizer?

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

The Hechinger Report

Among other things, the boosters who pitched international companies to come and do business in this port city promised that its high quality of education would guarantee a steady supply of skilled employees. Their goal: for 75,000 Mobile residents to earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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. State and Local) Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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. Via the Department of Education ’s press office : “Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the House Education and the Workforce Committee.” Immigration and Education.

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

EdTech4Beginners

Many low-income families do not have access to computers or WiFi at home, so they can’t view school information that is emailed or posted to websites and parent portals. 5 million students are English Language Learners, and that figure is projected to triple by 2030.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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. Via Inside Higher Ed : “Federal task force releases ”roadmap“ for alternative federal system for apprenticeships , with calls for more industry involvement and criticism of higher education. ” asks Education Dive.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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. But for now, here are a couple of education-related stories: one from Education Week and from Edsurge. Board of Education and it barely registered as a story. ” More via The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. Not so fast , says Doug Levin : “Scant Details, Fuzzy Math in $500 Million Public-Private Computer Science Education Push.” ” Trump has, of course, proposed some $9 billion in funding cuts to the Department of Education, so this is hardly “new money.” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “What You Need to Know About the New Guidance on Title IX.” State and Local) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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. ” That’s Robert Eitel, a lawyer for Bridgepoint Education , a for-profit that recently settled with the federal government over charges of deceptive student lending. ” That’s the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation and TG.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. Listen, folks (particularly educators). If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it. ” (In fairness, I’m not sure what the typical work-week looks like for a Secretary of Education.). Via Education Week : “ Trump Nominee for Career-Tech Position Being Pulled Due to Offensive Blog Posts.”

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

Edsurge

Specifically, 63 percent of surveyed parents said they were concerned about their kids spending too much time on devices at home, while at the same time 86 percent of the group said they view tech in school as helpful to educating their child. And what’s more, there was some good news for Microsoft and its competitors in the education space—75 percent of parents said they believed big tech companies should be helping schools build kids’ digital skills.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! This is an amazing and free online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world. LOTS of information below! Keynote speaker information follows the session information.

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

The Hechinger Report

Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. As many as 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs by 2030.

“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.”.

3 things I learned by accident at CoSN 2019

eSchool News

A few themes stood out at CoSN 2019 –artificial intelligence, coding, and preparing students for 2030 are three that immediately come to mind. But as I attended more sessions, smaller–yet equally cool–bits of information jumped out at me.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

What do they mean for education and teachers? So, it is a perfect fit that Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for Education topic this month is predicting the future of augmented reality and artificial intelligence and what they mean for the future of teaching.

The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

The children I saw are part of the most audacious, and in my opinion, important, initiative occurring in education today. Parents and educators at all the schools talked about how much the tablet learning had helped address chronic absenteeism and led to significant learning gains.

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. Our educators are able to make data-informed decisions in the classroom and in meetings with parents. Education Technology Interoperability

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Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

EdNews Daily

If trends continue unabated, by 2030 we may be looking at nearly 50 percent of school-aged children walking away from traditional public education in this country. I don’t know about you, but I find this bit of information staggering. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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Memorization is Not a Bad Thing

The Principal of Change

Here is a scenario: The year is 2030, and you are having a conversation at a dinner party. With access to all of the information in the world, we should focus on creating schools that develop our students to become smarter and more knowledgeable than we ever could be without it.

3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning

EdTech Magazine

Here are three ways schools can overcome the challenges of large classes to implement a more personalized approach to education. VIDEO: See how K–12 educators are emphasizing personalized learning for the class of 2030. Emily is a vice president of education at Sylvan Learning

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

Edsurge

On the other side of that equation are educators, who often draw from their own learning experiences in K-12 and higher education to inform their instruction. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology who has been championing digital learning since long before the term “digital learning” was being thrown around—back when she was still a classroom teacher in Alaska. Education Technology EdSurge Podcast Community

How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

Edsurge

One of the events we attended was a two-day conference about artificial intelligence in education organized by a company called Squirrel AI. The company’s co-founder, Derek Li, said during a keynote that replacing some teaching functions with AI-powered software would supercharge the country’s education system. Speaking to a crowd of some 2,000 attendees, he said, quote, “If our children are educated by AI teachers, then their potential can be fully realized.”

In one country, women now outnumber men in college by two to one

The Hechinger Report

Department of Education estimates show. This year, for the first time, the share of college-educated women in the American workforce passed the share of college-educated men , according to the Pew Research Center. Sign up for our higher education newsletter.