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


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. Trilogy Education Services announced today that it is expanding its services to help Monash University in Melbourne, Australia launch a bootcamp-style tech training program. Education Technology Workforce Training Future of Work Higher Education

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

The Hechinger Report

Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. He asks: Not knowing what tasks will be automated or what future jobs will look like, how do schools train for a workplace that does not yet exist? 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.

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Community Colleges Have Long Powered the Economy. To Sustain That Role, They Must Innovate.


This need is urgent due to the demographic, economic and technological changes shaping the workforce. Philip’s Normal and Industrial School in San Antonio to educate and train women recently emancipated from slavery in a trade. By 2030, all baby boomers will be age 65 or older.

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


This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. An abacus is an educational technology, as is the slide rule. But today, edtech is commonly understood to mean digital technology. The real power of digital technology to increase learning remains untapped. Education Technology Higher Education Technology Trends Digital Learning in Higher Ed


As New England Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle Financially, One Pins Hopes on Health Care Majors


Trouble in New England By 2030, the number of high school graduates in New England is projected to decline 25 percent from its peak in 2007, according to a report from EY Parthenon, which could disproportionately affect small campuses that draw from local communities. Education Technology Workforce Training Higher EducationNew England is known for fall foliage, devotion to its controversial football team and its concentration of small colleges.

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Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

Ask a Tech Teacher

This summer, in cooperation with the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), they are participating in a summer volunteer program to encourage everyone to promote the United Nations 17 Global Goals in support of the 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development: In collaboration with the United Nations System Staff College, the simpleshow foundation has set up a volunteering program that aims to educate the world about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

School has always been a place to train students for their eventual adult lives. Now, more than ever, that training mission is ­evolving and seems akin to rocketing them into space rather than keeping their feet grounded. . In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell , 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:10.

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Teaching faculty to think like innovators

eSchool News

The rapid pace of technological change has forever transformed the face of the global workplace. In fact, its future is unimagined; 85 percent of jobs that will exist in 2030 have yet to be created. Schools are thus charged with going beyond academics and instruction in the latest technology to teach students “survival” skills, such as how to brainstorm, think creatively, design, and prototype … how to communicate, collaborate, and lead … and how to innovate.

How to prepare students for the unknowable

eSchool News

According to an Institute for the Future report, “ The Next Era of Human-Machine Partnerships ,” emerging technologies like augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI), big data, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are going to completely transform the workplace by 2030. Only a year ago, a person needed hundreds of hours of specialized training to make critical repairs on autos or aircrafts.

The new National Education Policy

Linways Technologies

There shall, by 2030, be at least one large multidisciplinary institution in or near every district. New Teacher Training board will be set up for all kinds of teachers in the country, no state can change. Key highlights and what to expect.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Digital Promise

The report notes that by 2020 rapid technological change will make more than a third of the skills considered important in today’s workforce obsolete. In fact, 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet, says a report by the Institute for the Future and a panel of 20 tech, business, and academic experts from around the world. Along with more time, the technology gives students more scope, Noah says.

How Do You Prepare Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet? Karen Cator Has Some Ideas.


How can they train for jobs that don’t even exist yet? Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology who has been championing digital learning since long before the term “digital learning” was being thrown around—back when she was still a classroom teacher in Alaska. A lot of people say that by 2030, when our current kindergartners are high school graduates, automation will have phased out many career paths that are available today.

How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?


in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. If computers can know so much—and you’re saying they can eventually know everything—and people can only know a little bit, are we training our students to be like only a small part of a computer? Should we be training them entirely differently if they will only ever know a tiny bit of what the computers can learn? Education Technology EdSurge Podcast AI

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. Use Classroom Technology to Fill the Gaps. While innovation in learning technology can provide significant relief for oversaturated classrooms, it does not automatically fix the problem. Where classroom technology can shine, however, is making a teacher’s time more malleable. . 3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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


In the case of EdTechX, the mandate sounds as broad as it is bold: first buy one company in the education and training sector, he says, and then use it to “create a billion-dollar company through further acquisitions.” EdTechX claims to be the first SPAC focused on the education technology industry. Speaking with EdSurge, Vedrenne-Cloquet says EdTechX’s interests span everything from international K-12 education providers, to vocational training and professional certifications.

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. That aligns with the corporate training services that General Assembly has been increasingly focused on in recent years. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech Business

Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?


It's a place where researchers are delving into topics around race, the global environment and how to prepare changing societies for new technology and the workforce. We have the technology to move this water. Eighteenth century technology in the 21st century world. McKinsey predicts that somewhere between 400 million and 800 million people will lose their jobs by 2030 as a result of automation. You're of course a historian by training.

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. Teachers often report that increased attentiveness and engagement are the top benefits of teaching with interactive display technology. Note that many researchers still use the term “interactive whiteboard” or IW for all similar technology.) Small group discussions get an infusion of creativity when students have technology at their disposal.

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

Yet throughout India, a number of digital initiatives are underway aimed at improving education in areas that lack sufficient trained and experienced teachers. 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

The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

The question this initiative is asking is can students learn to read, write, and do basic math through technology with little to no adult instruction? 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. Children in Malawi learning on iPads.

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

McKinsey just published a new report, “The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow” ( summary ; longer document ), looking ahead to 2030 after new technologies have had some impact. Let me identify what I see as the key bits for the future of higher education and technology. Automation technologies may widen these disparities at a time when workforce mobility is at historic lows.

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 I think what we do — you know, as classroom teachers when we went through our pre service training — we were skilled in the science of teaching. You continue to get trained in the science of teaching throughout the course of your career.

Who will help teachers rescue the 800 million people who can’t read or write?

The Hechinger Report

Train their bosses. Through a series of conversations, we addressed literacy’s role in the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, closing the knowledge poverty gap, technology and the literacy leadership challenge and collective approaches to literacy leadership education. In addition to providing the instructional resources, it is also important to provide the right leadership development and training, especially as it relates to technology. (In

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 I think what we do — you know, as classroom teachers when we went through our pre service training — we were skilled in the science of teaching. You continue to get trained in the science of teaching throughout the course of your career.

“The world has become my classroom! Skype has become my window to the world!” – Kristine Holloway, Canada

Daily Edventures

This year, her classroom has focused on finding solutions to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. I also recently shared this project work at the E2 Education Exchange in Singapore as part of my presentation on Taking Teaching Global with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.”. And while her class is accustomed to solving problems, Holloway acknowledges there is still room for improvement in tackling access to technology. Kristine Holloway. Middle School Teacher.

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

The Hechinger Report

There’s no playground, gym or running water and very little technology. The government is also taking steps to provide additional non-school support ( like bicycles to help students get there ), and is moving toward new partnerships and private takeovers aimed at improving teacher training and school conditions. “To billion people, India is second only to China in population, and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030.

Digital K-12 Classroom Online Summit | Feb 21-23, 2020


by Hunter McConnell “Storytelling with Google Earth’s New Project Tool” by Nathan Gildart “Using Technology to Support Learners with ADHD” by Dr. Carlos Macias “Let’s collaborate and create a global classroom through flipgrid” by Ghada Hassan Ali “Get on the Jamboard Train!” by Meenakshi Uberoi “Hologram Technology” by Soheir Zaki Abdel_Fattah “Building Student Agency Through App Development” by Dalton Flanagan Watch Michael's Keynote Address! Put this in your calendar ??

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The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Need for Religious Literacy for Student Global Competence || The Pandemic Educator - Retooling Education with David Mahaley - Education Technology Leader, EdTech Solutions LLC || Student 2.0 - Students as Self-directed Learners with Steve Hargadon || Highlights of Online Interaction in the New CEFR Revisions in Times of Crisis with Maha Hassan - Educational Consultant, Teacher Trainer and Founder of Teaching ESL Hub || Teacher 2.0 - What Are the Skills and Practices of Teaching Online?

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


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. ” Leapfrogging as a concept is often associated with technology. announced a goal to sell only electric vehicles by 2030. Change can’t just be a matter of mass-producing some technological marvel and pushing it to market.

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

Hack Education

I pick ten trends and themes in order to closely at the recent past, the near-term history of education technology. Of course, if you look for those education technology writers who are independent from venture capital, corporate or institutional backing, or philanthropic funding, there is pretty much only me.). But somehow, folks – including many, many in education and education technology – still pay attention to Gartner.

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


Hoth is cofounder and president of Students Speak Up (SSU), a nonprofit formed through the power of technology to promote civic engagement among youth to empower them to speak up to change gun laws. His generation, Hoth says, has “used technology and underestimation to our advantage. Knowing how to utilize this technology has allowed me to level the playing field.” It’s important that everyone who has access to data is trained properly to use and protect it,” Vance says.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

The jobs that once kept the city prosperous are being replaced by skilled jobs in service sectors such as health care, finance and information technology — positions that require more education than just a high-school diploma, thus squeezing out many of those blue-collar, traditionally middle-class workers. … We’re doing all we can to give them the finite skills, the computer languages, the programming, but technology is expanding so rapidly, we almost can’t keep up.”.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. Texas says it will only reach its target of having 60 percent of adults aged 25 to 34 to have degrees or certificates by 2030 by focusing particularly on black and Hispanic students.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Steve Hargadon interviews Will Richardson on education, technology, and the impact of Web 2.0 link] BUILDING COMMUNITY AT A DISTANCE: FACULTY DEVELOPMENT, PEER REVIEW, AND COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGY (HOST YOUR OWN WEBINAR) Thu 20 Jan 01:30PM New York / Thu 20 Jan 06:30PM GMT / Fri 21 Jan 05:30AM Sydney Gailene Nelson. Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate.