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. Also impressive was a stark, post human future by Eric Cooke , and want to share it at length because of its extreme vision: [I]f I am still alive by 2030, I hope to have a wise and erudite AI tutor and mentor.

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

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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.

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Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

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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. World Bank Group. The Atlas draws on the World Bank Group’s World Development Indicators, a database of more than 1,400 indicators for more than 220 economies, many going back over 50 years. World Bank Group.

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


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. He points to the report on the Class of 2030, which he says found that “everybody was focused on social and emotional skills.”

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


How many minutes do we typically captivate a group of five-year-olds at Circle Time? It was the first trimester still and this initial BeeBot lesson held this group of student’s attention for 47 minutes – yes 47. 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.

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


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. The first year of piloting this program was a huge group effort.

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Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

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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. By LeiLani Cauthen. Nearly every school district in America is seeing some degree of student attrition.

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

EdTech Magazine

VIDEO: See how K–12 educators are emphasizing personalized learning for the class of 2030. Personalized learning tools such as Chromebooks or online learning modules are well positioned to make productive use of students’ time , allowing teachers to utilize their time for meetings with small groups and individuals. 3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:53.

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


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 Based in Zurich, Switzerland, the Adecco Group is a conglomerate that houses eight brands that provide staffing, recruitment, freelancing and other talent management and human resource services. Founded in 1996, the Adecco Group boasts more than 100,00 enterprise customers across the world.

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology


Governments, educators, advocacy groups and companies large and small need to work better together. China’s Education Modernization 2030 Policy and Ten Year Development Plan for ICT and Education 2010-2020 are among government initiatives named that intend to improve the country’s education in the long run. Some of the conclusions may not come as a surprise in the Omidyar Network’s report on what works in scaling education technology in different regions worldwide.

Educational Leadership for Social Good


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). What started as a small group of 4 teachers has grown to a vibrant community of over 30,000 educators around the world, all dedicated to helping their students contribute to these global goals in their own ways. After the ISTE conference last month I asked our team what they saw that might be most important for school leaders.

The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

One group learned math while the other studied Chichewa, one of the major languages of Malawi. 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. His child showed off her counting prowess in front of a group of at least 15 adults.

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 A more nuanced view of how blended learning is working in India can be seen in a 2015 report done by the membership and advocacy group CoSN.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Or partners or small groups, kind of depending on the needs of the students. And then, maybe you love whole class novels because there are really amazing things that can happen when a group of students reads together. We do it in half groups, so every student gets a more intimate experience. Ariel Sacks on episode 185 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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The Clock Is Ticking for This Edtech Buyer to Find a Deal


Last October, the London-based education group went public on Nasdaq with no revenue, assets or product. Frontline Education, Illuminate Education and PowerSchool are among a growing number of private equity-backed groups that have acquired other assets to consolidate educational services under one umbrella. In 2013, they invested $70 million to create the Edxus Group, which was supposed to acquire and roll up European edtech companies.

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


And government leaders have been pushing entrepreneurship, coding and artificial intelligence, setting a goal of leading the world in AI by 2030. At the end of that session, the moderator posted a QR code for a WeChat discussion group where attendees could connect with the speakers after the talk. Beijing —China is a different world when it comes to education and tech.

NetSupport’s keyword monitoring now supports multiple languages

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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.

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 We had a group of these young men here. Joe Fatheree on episode 207 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Global Teacher Prize finalist Joe Fatheree talks about what great teachers do.

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

The Hechinger Report

For years the pediatricians’ group has been telling parents to refrain from or sharply limit use of screen media. 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. Kurani also designed what are called “breakout spaces”, which are rooms for one-to-one instruction and group 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 We had a group of these young men here. Joe Fatheree on episode 159 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Global Teacher Prize finalist Joe Fatheree talks about what great teachers do. He shares his observations and also his hopes for improving the profession.

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?


When she starts to feel discouraged, Ana finds comfort in a group of other teen environmental activists who meet regularly to share ideas, raise money together, and offer solidarity. At one such meeting I attended at the San Rafael Public Library, Ana and a group of teens were making bookmarks out of paper bags that they planned to give away at a local educational farm. But by some estimates, the world will be feeling dramatic, irreversible changes due to climate change by 2030.

Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

The Hechinger Report

West Virginia unveiled a campaign this year for 60 percent of adults ages 25 to 64 to have earned a degree or certificate by 2030. He was among the first group of McDowell County, West Virginia, high school students to receive a home visit. Johnathan romps with his dog, Pork Chop, in front of his home. Peggy Barmore for The Hechinger Report. HEMPHILL, W.Va. Johnathan Snead, 15, is flitting in and out of a white, vinyl-sided prefab shed that’s been converted into a bedroom.

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


Today they announced their first global group of 100 ideas from 42 countries. 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. They’ll do this with the help of a cutting-edge, artificially intelligent “tutor” who can hear what they are saying in Swahili and respond meaningfully.

What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today


The growing automation of knowledge work means that, globally, we are expected to lose around 2 billion jobs by 2030. The phenomenal success of campaign groups like Avaaz and 38 Degrees give the lie to the stereotype of young people who are politically disengaged. By David Price.

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

The Hechinger Report

It is of concern for the exact reason that we had concern 30 years ago about women not being represented in higher education in a fair way, or in the United States about ethnic groups and people of different backgrounds” not going to college, he said he tells them. “It’s To eliminate what the government calls “extreme gender imbalance,” universities in Scotland are working toward a 2030 target to make sure that no discipline has more than three-quarters of its students of one gender.

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


This is the reason we committed—on the day we started Girls Who Code in 2012—to making sure that half the girls we serve every year come from historically underrepresented groups in tech, including those from Latinx communities. At our organization and many other philanthropic ventures serving minority groups, we rely on analyses of census data to shape a more nuanced approach to recruiting historically underrepresented groups.

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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. Let’s just say it’s still kind of rocky,” says Evan, 17, the student director of Sound Impressions, the show choir group. Ben Lara, a senior at Lowell High School, walks his dog before school. His dream is to become a business owner. Photo by Kate Flock for The Hechinger Report.

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


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

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

The Hechinger Report

They’re even less likely than boys from many racial minority groups to go to college. That’s now the job of people like this student, Jacob Hood, 21, who takes a small group of runners outside to a lighted track beside the noisy A13 carriageway. If a university wants to charge the maximum amount, it has to present a plan to encourage so-called underrepresented groups to enroll.

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

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CEFR, Plurilingualism and Pluriculturalism Win-Win Situation , Mrs. Maha Hassan, Teaching ESL Hub Chemistry Content and Modeling to Teach Climate Change and ACTION , Ashley Shunk- Biology and Chemistry Teacher, Alison Bixby Stone School Citizen Science-Led Open Data Innovation Through NASA Programs , David Lockett, STEM Teacher, Bok Academy | Denise Wright, STEM Teacher, Ocean Bay Middle School Class of 2030: We're here, so what are you waiting for? ,

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. But black and Hispanic students in particular are not going to or graduating from college at levels anywhere near high enough for states like Iowa or the nation in general to meet its goals, the nonprofit advocacy group The Education Trust reports.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

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Students and alumni of the Access English microscholarship program will share their leadership success stories as posted on this group. 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.

Week of January 17, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

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If you are looking for an easy calendar import / RSS feed for these events, you''ll now find a link on your calendar page or the calendar page of specific groups! We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).