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The future of work will bring new challenges and cause us to shift how we think about jobs and employability—so what does this mean for teaching and learning? In our exploration of the #FutureOfWork, sponsored by eduInnovation and powered by Getting Smart, we dive into what's happening, what's coming and how schools might prepare. For more, follow #FutureOfWork and visit our Future of Work page.

Future of Work

Home Series Future of Work
The future of work will bring new challenges and cause us to shift how we think about jobs and employability—so what does this mean for teaching and learning? In our exploration of the #FutureOfWork, sponsored by eduInnovation and powered by Getting Smart, we dive into what's happening, what's coming and how schools might prepare. For more, follow #FutureOfWork and visit our Future of Work page.

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Enhancing Innovation in the Workplace through 5 Montessori Conditions

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Highlighting the International Montessori School of Hong Kong, Kyle Wagner provides Montessori insights that support creativity and innovations that align with the future of work.

No-Collar Jobs Offer Schools Chance to Create Mashups of Academics and Vocations

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David Ross explains how no-collar and new collar opportunities do not require a four-year degree, rather vocational training, certifications and the right mix of in-demand skill sets.

Podcast: Iveta Brigis on Talent Development

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The Getting Smart team explores talent development with Iveta Brigis, Commissioner for California’s Little Hoover Commission and previously Human Resources business partner at Google.

Motivating Young People to Pursue the Professions of the Future

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By: Mark C. Perna. As we approach uncertainty and excitement around the Future of Work, young people have to see a bigger why behind a company vision than just shareholder returns and making money. Learn more here.

Critical Thinking – a Critical Skill in School and for the Future of Work

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By: David Ross. We need to do a better job of developing critical thinking skills for learners and workers. David Ross asks, are we using the same label to describe a different set of skills?

How AI Curriculum Can Prepare Students for Success in a New World

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By: Andrew Chen. How schools and teachers are overcoming the barrier of entry to prepare students as young as kindergarten for a future of AI.

How to Be Employable Forever

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Education for the innovation economy is not just about knowledge and skill, it’s about mindset--collaborative, interdisciplinary, ethical, empathetic, entrepreneurial and global. Read more about Olin College, the most well-regarded engineering school in the world.

Helping Students Prepare for Their Futures with LinkedIn

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LinkedIn has become an essential networking and professional development platform to use for the new global workforce.

How Blockchain is Helping Dallas Students Tell Their Story

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With growing interest in demonstrated competence over seat time and pedigree, how can schools help learners present a more complete picture of their capabilities? This new service is using distributed ledger technology to deliver value for students, schools, and employers.

Preparing All Learners for an Uncertain Future of Work

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By: Katherine Prince. It is unknown what the emerging future of work will look like, making it even more critical that we help young people and education and employment stakeholders plan for multiple possible futures. Take a look at KnowledgeWorks' new foundation for readiness.

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