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.”

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


Regarding learning analytics, like the use of data in baseball , the use of data to predict student success outcomes with greater accuracy has been a “game changer” (excuse the pun). This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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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.

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). After the ISTE conference last month I asked our team what they saw that might be most important for school leaders.

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. Strengthen CTE program quality to drive better learner outcomes across the state’s secondary and postsecondary systems.

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. Improving Learning Outcomes. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions. Fortunately, schools have options.

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

About 65 percent of India’s students attend similar government schools, many with dismal outcomes. billion people, India is second only to China in population, and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030.

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. So much of our current educational market is needlessly opaque because we do not provide easily consumable outcomes data at the program level to prospective learners. “Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.”. Jim Dator, futurist at University of Hawaii-Manoa.

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

The Hechinger Report

We know that when you have a college education, there are good outcomes with health. The bar at the University of Iceland, a campus where women outnumber men by two to one. Photo: Heiða Helgadóttir for The Hechinger Report.

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

The Hechinger Report

If boys go to college less often than they otherwise would, you’re lowering not only their economic outcomes but economic outcomes for future generations.”. Dominic Stevens, a University of East London student who is part of a program that uses sports to encourage boys to go to college.

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” Via Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill : “Postscript on Rio Salado Coverage: Clarity about different outcome types.” At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. 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.