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

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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 proposal identified two options that would meet a need of the airliner and help close the skills gap among crewmembers: IT support certification programs and flight school. The U.S.

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.”

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How to pave the way for innovation in the classroom

Neo LMS

Go around your school or campus and meet with people teaching totally different subjects than yours. What will a typical school day look like in the future — tomorrow, next year, in five years’ time, in 2030?

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Innovators Creating Prosperity: Inyenyeri

The Christensen Institute

Globally, almost three billion people depend on traditional biomass for cooking, a number that is expected to remain unchanged by 2030. Theory insight: Rather than come up with a one-size-fits-none solution, Inyenyeri understood the value of meeting customers where they are.

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. 3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:53.

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

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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.

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

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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 will continue to focus on helping universities meet local workforce needs specifically, Sommer says, and offering in-person programs.

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

The Hechinger Report

It’s impossible for education to be an equalizer if budgets don’t meet every kid’s needs. When it comes to education spending, middle-income Americans typically don’t put their money where their mouth is.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

I wanted to learn more about Jennifer’s perspective on edtech for social good, and after an introduction from Al, she was kind enough to meet with me via Hangout to share more of her work.

Teaching faculty to think like innovators

eSchool News

In fact, its future is unimagined; 85 percent of jobs that will exist in 2030 have yet to be created. Today’s educators must nurture these traits in students to prepare them to meet whatever challenges await and to succeed in a new order.

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 Related: Most students go to a school that meets federal standards for Internet speed.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Then when students finish at the deadline… We meet up, and we come together for student-driven discussion, where the students decide what we talk about.

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Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

Iterating Toward Openness

Or if it was illegal to make a copy you could revise to better meet your students’ needs. The tl;dr. I recently wrote a brief essay about the wonderful new UNESCO OER Recommendation.

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10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. Use it to conduct your morning meetings. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions. Fortunately, schools have options.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

techlearning

Studies and experts say anywhere between 30% and 60% of jobs that are around today won’t be around by 2030. Jobs in fields like transportation, logistics, and administration are the most at risk of going extinct by 2030. 2030 may seem far off, but it is not. What a wild summer.

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

The Hechinger Report

Chandra Scott, director of strategic outcomes for the independent nonprofit Mobile Area Education Foundation, sat in on meetings to attract new business to the area, where boosters extolled the education system. “We Their goal: for 75,000 Mobile residents to earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s

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

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And government leaders have been pushing entrepreneurship, coding and artificial intelligence, setting a goal of leading the world in AI by 2030. During one panel, Perry Kalmus, co-founder Princeton Academy for College Admissions, suggested connecting on WeChat with as many people you meet in China as possible to build a network, and he advised using a tagging function to make notations about who each person is and how you met, so you can search it later.

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.

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

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To describe the market opportunity, he references UNESCO estimates that the world will need to serve close to a billion new learners, and add close to 45 million new teachers, by 2030. There’s no way that the traditional education system can meet that demand,” he quips. If it seems baffling that companies with no revenue can raise money from private investors ( ahem , as some edtech startups did in the early 2010’s), then EdTechX Holdings might just sound outright crazy at first.

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. And this is where the skills gap meets the opportunity gap. At our college, we often meet retiring engineers, technicians, and trades professionals eager to mentor the next generation, sharing their experiences and savvy.

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. Now, she’s the most outspoken person you’ll ever meet,” he said. Johnathan romps with his dog, Pork Chop, in front of his home.

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?

MindShift

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. But by some estimates, the world will be feeling dramatic, irreversible changes due to climate change by 2030.

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

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We can’t extrapolate from where we are today to meet the challenges of the workforce of 2030 or 2040. “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. That is a long time to live—and work.

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

MindShift

The Global Learning Xprize challenge is addressed specifically at these children, who may never see the inside of a schoolhouse or meet a trained teacher. announced a goal to sell only electric vehicles by 2030.

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

The Hechinger Report

When Dustin Gordon’s high school invited juniors and seniors to meet with recruiters from colleges and universities, a handful of students showed up. million more college-educated workers by 2030 than it’s producing now.

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Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

If policymakers are going to close California’s graduation gap, they’ll have to figure out how to meet the needs of students like Mora and Deas. Students who have trouble affording food and rent come here to do their grocery shopping, sign up for public benefits or meet with counselors.

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

The Hechinger Report

Like their counterparts all over the world, most of the students here avoid taking classes that are scheduled to meet on Fridays, giving themselves a head start on their weekends. The bar at the University of Iceland, a campus where women outnumber men by two to one.

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. All 50 states have standards for their students to meet — most use, at least in part, the Common Core standards.

Government-Funded School Meals May Increase Obesity Risk

K-12 Schools - Education News

” in 2010 to reduce childhood obesity to 5% by 2030. Policymakers must design programs that allow schools to provide healthy food that meets nutritional standards and is food that students will find appetizing. (Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons).

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

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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 first online class we launched in 1998 was little more than flat text on webpages, and we closely followed the birth of learning management systems, meeting with both Blackboard and WebCT before they achieved their first $1 million in revenue.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Clint Carlson, Director of Education Technology, Istanbul International Community School When Curie Meets Cassatt: Infusing the Engineering Design Process for Global Teaching and Learning , Dr. Helen Teague, Adjunct Professor, Concordia University + Grand Canyon University Where Do We Grow From Here?:

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

techlearning

The project was born out of a desire “to provide a single site of free resources and tutorials to meet the ISTE standards and offer any-time training to be used for professional development.”

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

The Hechinger Report

And meeting college students like him, Hood said, “definitely opens them up to the possibility” of aiming higher. Dominic Stevens, a University of East London student who is part of a program that uses sports to encourage boys to go to college. Photo: Nilay Kumar.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Another (typical) NYT story : “Where Halls of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, a New City Rises.” “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.