How this district is preparing students for 2030–and beyond

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Whether we like it or not, the fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally changing the way the world works–and educators have to rise to the task of preparing students for 2030 and beyond. “We Are we preparing our students for a career that will exist in 2030, or not?”.

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


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.

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3 things to consider when introducing a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction in U.S. estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce.

Chasing financial inclusion is a red herring—economic inclusion should be the goal

The Christensen Institute

Average Americans were considered high risk and the banking industry did everything it could to discourage poor Americans from seeking loans. This played a significant role in helping the California farming industry grow into what it is today.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

This part of the hospitality industry has changed. 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.

The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education


And in this environment, the education industry sees an unprecedented transformation due in part to a new industrial revolution. During the past decade, we have seen only the beginning of changes in the education industry.

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

The Hechinger Report

As many as 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs by 2030. He’s also seen just how fast changes are happening in his own industry, information technology. Burns’ industry, though, is one that’ll experience some of the biggest whiplash. “He’s

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. What's more, our implementation of Ed-Fi allows us to securely manage our student data according to modern industry best practices.

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


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. Trilogy has situated itself somewhat adjacent to the coding bootcamp industry by working within colleges and universities themselves.

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. It’s a cultural wave and that wave has already happened in other industries with its own drivers. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

Today when we talk about education, we only talk about three things: the curriculum, the teacher and the assessments,” Zhao told attendees at the Consortium for School Networking’s 2019 annual conference keynote session, Envisioning the Skills Students Need: 2030.

Lesson from Hawaii: How CTE can develop a talented workforce to meet future economic priorities


to 55%; By 2030 , increase economic opportunities and support an entrepreneurial ecosystem that strengthens Hawaii’s natural environment, culture and community; and.

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


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. The deal should not come as a shock for education industry watchers, after General Assembly’s CEO Jake Schwartz teased earlier this year that it was exploring sale options. This deal might mark the most significant consolidation that the bootcamp industry has seen to date.

TalentFound Helps Communities Find Success

Mindspark Learning

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.

K-12 is the Key to Workforce Development

Mindspark Learning

Researchers predict that by 2030 85% of the jobs that exist today will no longer exist. 2030 is also when the current kindergarten class will be entering college, or the workforce, and when the current 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes will be graduating college, if they attend.

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology


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. The report commended school districts for increasingly demanding interoperability from vendors, but also recommended that the industry agrees on set data standards.

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

The Hechinger Report

We didn’t look at college graduation rates until business and industry started saying, ‘This isn’t working for us.’ ” Photo: Fred Salinas for The Hechinger Report. We didn’t look at azo until business and industry started saying, ‘This isn’t working for us.’ ”.

Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?


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

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


EdTechX claims to be the first SPAC focused on the education technology industry. The plan resembles a rollup strategy, similar to what private equity firms have pursued in the edtech industry. A handful of revenue-generating companies in the edtech industry, including BrainPOP and Curriculum Associates, have chosen to stay private. Industry analysts say it’s rare for financially-strong, hotly-pursued private companies to go public via a SPAC.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates


Here’s mine: Parents, Our students are growing up in the 4th Industrial Revolution. Studies and experts say anywhere between 30% and 60% of jobs that are around today won’t be around by 2030. 2030 may seem far off, but it is not. The class of 2030 is in second grade this year.

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. Higher education can serve as the bridge to connect these young people with the industries that are experiencing a skills-shortage.

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


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. The underlying need for lifelong learning—not as some abstract humanistic ideal, but as an essential prerequisite for individual fulfillment and attainment—is what makes education the most important and valuable industry in today’s knowledge economy.

Michelle Weise: ‘We Need to Design the Learning Ecosystem of the Future’


We can’t extrapolate from where we are today to meet the challenges of the workforce of 2030 or 2040. People don’t know how to translate their skills from one industry to another. “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.

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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.

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

These schools are desperately needed to diversify economies that rely disproportionately on manufacturing and agriculture and lack the wealthy private institutions that fuel the knowledge industries found in Silicon Valley or along Boston’s 128/I-95 corridor.

The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones

The Hechinger Report

Economies in states including Iowa are shifting toward such industries as information technology, wind energy and health care, which require postsecondary educations. million more college-educated workers by 2030 than it’s producing now.

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

The Hechinger Report

Male high school graduates have ample opportunities in Iceland to take decent-paying jobs in major industries including fishing and in the construction that seems to be under way everywhere, while their female classmates choose professions such as nursing that require further education.

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. These are the skills we’re hearing from industry are essential.”.

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

That proposal, which was introduced by Chiu, was beaten back by industry lobbying , but, in a compromise, the state will begin to collect information on graduates’ income and debt, by institution, so that consumers can make better-informed choices about which programs will and will not pay off. “We’ll

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology


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. The edtech industry made big strides during this era. 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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Hack Education Weekly News

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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. The Office of Students and Young Consumers had actively and aggressively policed the student loan industry and monitored credit card companies and other financial institutions that serve – or target – college students and other young people.”

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

Hack Education

“Over the next 10 years,” he wrote, “I expect many more industries to be disrupted by software, with new world-beating Silicon Valley companies doing the disruption in more cases than not.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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You’ll never guess… The UK Higher Education Policy Institute predicts , “ University place demand to grow by 300,000 by 2030.” ” “How the ‘ industrial era schools ’ myth is a barrier to helping education today” by Sherman Dorn.


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” The New York Times looks at “A Legal Industry Built on Private School Sex Abuse.” ” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” ” In the US, academic workplaces are twice as dependent on part-time labor as any other industry, and 4 TIMES the US average of 18%. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Well, they’re the kind of folks who would retweet a story from William Kristol’s Weekly Standard, one that calls the ADA and Berkeley’s decision part of the “grievance industrial complex.” “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.