Education

Retraining workers automated out of the workforce; blending the digital and the physical in the classroom; democratizing credentialing—this page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of education.

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https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/01/realizing-human-potential-skills-jobs-care-work
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The world of work is changing, but education and training systems are not keeping pace. A new report charts how to prepare for the opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution.
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https://www.wsj.com/video/under-ais-watchful-eye-china-wants-to-raise-smarter-students/C4294BAB-A76B-4569-8D09-32E9F2B62D19.html?mod=e2tw
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A growing number of classrooms in China are equipped with artificial-intelligence cameras and brain-wave trackers. While many parents and teachers see them as
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https://www.businessinsider.com/bill-gates-elon-musk-giving-pledge-may-reach-600-billion-2018-7?r=US&amp%3BIR=T
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At least 175 billionaires and billionaire couples have committed to donating a majority of their fortunes to charity through the Giving Pledge, and a Wealth-X study predicts the initiative may be worth as much as $600 billion by 2022.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/01/arts/design/yuck-to-wow-explaining-science-and-technology-in-museums.html
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“The Secret World Inside You” at the American Museum of Natural History and “Silicon City: Computer History Made in New York” at the New-York Historical Society tackle abstract concepts.
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https://cen.acs.org/education/undergraduate-education/British-students-decline-study-chemistry/97/i40
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https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/17/attending-harvard-will-cost-475000-in-2036-heres-how-much-other-schools-will-charge.html
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It's hard to think about 18 years from now, but there's one number new parents ought to know: what it will cost to pay for college. And then you want to start saving.
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https://www.denverpost.com/2018/11/06/millennials-use-libraries-more/
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Nationally, are the generation most likely to use public libraries, according to a recent Pew study. And Colorado appears to be following that trend.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLXQ5ddltPA
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Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Andrew Yang (Presidential Candidate) about why he supports charter schools, opposes free college, which is in opposit...
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feminist_movements_and_ideologies
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https://www.chronicle.com/article/the-10-billion-sports-tab/
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https://www.salon.com/test2/2011/11/06/whats_the_language_of_the_future/
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As English takes over the world, it's splintering and changing -- and soon, we may not recognize it at all
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https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/354687
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Whether it is turbulence or uncertainty; risk is inherently involved in every business scenario and hence, risk and risk literacy must become part of common business parlance
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https://medium.com/@kellywickham/what-institutionalized-racism-looks-like-inside-our-system-of-education-4a69c72edeed
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In May of this last school year, I had a last straw moment. As a guidance dean and a part of an administrative team, this was truly nothing new, but this one was simply heartbreaking on a global…
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https://www.nrdc.org/onearth/climate-deniers-are-bullies-and-science-teachers-arent-going-take-it-anymore
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Pressured for years to “teach the controversy,” educators have banded together to expel anti-science forces from their classrooms.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlqmxDMkZzo
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Last November, voters in rural Douglas County, Oregon were faced with a simple choice: raise property taxes by a few dollars a month per household, or close ...
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https://truthout.org/articles/underpaid-adjunct-professors-sleep-in-cars-and-rely-on-public-aid/
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A new book argues that college teaching for most faculty has increasingly turned into a gig economy.
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https://time.com/5311672/iq-scores-decline-environment/
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IQ scores are on a decline, reversing a trend that saw scores rising at a steady rate during the 20th century, according to a new study.
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https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/10/perlego/
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Perlego, which has been dubbed the ‘Spotify for textbooks,’ has closed $4.8 million in finding. Leading the round is ADV, with participation from existing angel investors, including Simon Franks (co-founder of Lovefilm), Alex Chesterman (founder of Zoopla), and Peter Hinssen. Founded by Gauthier Van Malderen and Matthew Davis, Perlego provides students and professionals unlimited acces
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https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/focus/reimagining-higher-education/future-of-work-in-india.html
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To capitalize on its growing youth population, the Indian education system needs to ramp up to meet the demands of the future workforce for professionals who can use smart machines, data, and algorithms.
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/01/13/is-a-college-degree-the-new-high-school-diploma-heres-why-your-degrees-worth-is-stagnant/
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Colleges and universities are going to need to prove their value or risk losing their best marketing pitch in decades about why it's worth going to their institution.
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https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2019/02/the-explosion-of-women-teachers/582622/
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Women now make up a larger share of educators than they have in decades.