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Katie Vander Ark

Katie Vander Ark
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Katie is an education and innovation enthusiast. Follow her on Twitter at @kvanderark.

Review: The Future of Jobs and Job Training

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With the emergence of new educational and training programs to suit the changing job market, what does a graduate profile look like? In this post, I look at PEW Research's recent report: The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training.

The Rise of AI Demands Project-Based Learning

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The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the rise, and interviews with leaders in several different fields about AI point to the same thing: an increasing importance in self-directed learning--lifelong, often project-based and (when possible) with a diverse team.

10 Simple Steps for GenDIYers to Find Meaningful Work

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By utilizing relationships through a social entrepreneurship fellowship, plus a support system of close friends and mentors, a GenDIYer redefined his quarter-life “crisis” into a quarter-life breakthrough.

Most Likely to Succeed Concludes a 50 State Tour

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Executive Producer Ted Dintersmith is concluding his 50 State Tour for the film Most Likely to Succeed with stops in West Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky.

Badging for Business: Next-Gen Professional Learning in the Workplace

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In this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Intrepid Learning makes the case that professional learning should not only deliver value to businesses with innovative approaches to PD, but also provide next-gen employees with credentialing that can be carried throughout their careers.

Tell Your Story: Generation Do-It-Yourself Pathways for School & Career

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Were you labeled “nontraditional” or “alternative”? Do you have tell the people in your life that you had to do things your own way? If so, we’d like to share your GenDIY story.

Boosting Training, Education and Qualifications

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Sebastien Turbot explains the need to boost training, education and level of qualifications for workers globally to meet the needs of employers and equip students with the necessary skills to find employment.

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