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.”

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. SDGs in Action [Mobile application software].

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


In a world where the largest software vendors like Apple and Google don’t write the apps, we are at a tipping point as the worldwide gap widens between skills delivered by the current educational systems and those required by the digital economy.

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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. As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. One U.S.

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

Add collaboration software and students can cast and share content from their seats. By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. Like captions, text highlighters and text-to-speech software. Plus easy-to-use content sharing software.

The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

Using iPads and software created by onebillion , a nonprofit and one of the winners of the Global Learning XPRIZE , the students received headphones from the teacher and, once the teacher unlocked the tablets with a stroke of her hand on a master iPad, began learning.

Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

Iterating Toward Openness

This makes it illegal, for example, to write open source software for playing DVDs – even for the purposes of playing DVDs you properly purchased and legally own – because you don’t have a license to use the proprietary encryption technology for DVDs. The tl;dr.

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


Your knowledge of COBOL or Fortran (or maybe even Ruby) won’t do you much good if you’re looking for a software engineering job today (though in fairness some have found ways to capitalize on the scarcity created by obsolescence ).Not 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.

How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?


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. in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. We can build robot teachers, or even robot teaching assistants. But should we? And if the answer is yes, what’s the right mix of human and machine in the classroom?

Goldman Sachs looks at higher education, very darkly

Bryan Alexander

18 year olds starting college in 2030 with no scholarship or grants will only start making a positive return when they turn 37.

NetSupport’s keyword monitoring now supports multiple languages

eSchool News

In an effort to help districts cope with an ever-growing student population speaking languages other than English, NetSupport is adding multiple languages to its keyword monitoring software, which lets schools keep an eye on student communications by automatically flagging certain phrases or words.

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


Mission: Create a software application that will enable children to learn basic math and reading independently. announced a goal to sell only electric vehicles by 2030.

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. Observing the internet revolution, Marc Andreessen famously wrote “ software is eating the world.” 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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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

Software is eating the world,” investor Marc Andreessen pronounced in a Wall Street Journal op-ed in 2011. But many in Silicon Valley have interpreted this pronouncement – “software is eating the world” – as an affirmation and an inevitability.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Ponddy Education has raised $6 million for its language learning software from Chenco Holding Company, Osnaburge Ventures LLC, and the MIC Ponddy AR Fund. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

School administration software-maker Connexeo has raised $110 million from Great Hill Partners. The reading software-maker has raised $3.2 could see a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030, according to a report published Wednesday by the Association of American Medical Colleges,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“Despite the buzz, competency-based education remains a challenging market for software vendors,” says Inside Higher Ed. “By 2030 students will be learning from robots ,” the World Economic Forum claims. The presentation software startup has raised $5.15 Education Politics. “Former Lobbyist With For-Profit Colleges Quits Education Department ,” ProPublica reports.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Economy by 2030.” The discussion forum software maker has raised $2.4 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. “ Arne Duncan Is Serious: Americans Should Boycott School,” writes The Atlantic’s Adam Harris. That is, boycott schools until gun laws are changed.


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Education Week : “The New York City Council is considering a requirement that all city agencies publish the source code behind algorithms they use to target services to city residents, raising the specter of significant changes in how the country’s largest school district assigns students to high school, evaluates teachers, and buys instructional software.” “ What will universities look like in 2030? (National) Education Politics.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tom will show off some of the new features that make PowerPoint 2010 one of the best and most versatile software applications out there. Steve Hargadon interviews Barnett Berry on the new book Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools [link] A WOMAN''S WALK IN GRACE - CHAPTER 9 (HOST YOUR OWN WEBINAR) Thu 20 Jan 08:30PM New York / Fri 21 Jan 01:30AM GMT / Fri 21 Jan 12:30PM Sydney Catherine Martin.