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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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Podcast: Jean Eddy on Starting Early with Career Education

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In today’s episode, Tom Vander Ark is speaking with Jean Eddy, the CEO of American Student Assistance (ASA) and Annabel Cellini, the Chief Strategy Officer at ASA.

Preparing for the Future: Learning Activities

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Educators can use these six learning activities to help students build the essential skills they will need for the future of work.

Your Work is to Discover Your Work: On Calling and Contribution

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The idea of responding to a calling in our professional lives is widely appreciated across disciplines.

Where the STEM Workforce is Headed and What Society Must Do to Get There

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By: J. Aglio et al. Our STEM education needs to keep pace to avoid an increasingly growing shortage of STEM workers. Six tips to help prepare your students.

How States Can Jumpstart the Future of Learning

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State policymakers can prepare students for the future by ensuring all kids have educational opportunities and skills needed for the future of work.

Robots Won’t Take Away Jobs – But Ineffective Skills Training Might

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By: Paul Mumma. In current times, it is more critical than ever to utilize technolgy to improve our learning abilities and create a system of effective, lifelong learning.

Framing a Classroom Around the Future of Work

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One teacher decided to frame their entire school year around the future of work, analyzing the teaching and learning in their classroom in the context of takeaways from future of work reports, and chose strategies outlined in this post to educate and prepare students for the workplace ahead.

How New Models are Preparing Students for the Future of Work

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New models are enabling students to acquire practical foundational skills for the future of work—a future that is increasingly distributed, diverse, device-agnostic and asynchronous in nature.

Solving Interesting Problems With an Entrepreneurial Mindset

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By: Mason Pashia. As the workplace continues to shift, leadership and agility are becoming necessary for all members of a team. An entrepreneurial mindset consists of many of the most useful skills for the future. And no, it doesn’t mean starting your own company.

Indian Giant Infosys Opens Tech Center in Phoenix, Partners with ASU

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With a deep commitment to growing employees, Infosys hired 15,000 graduates in the last 12 months, including more than 2,000 in America, where many come through community college partnerships.

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