Home Series Future of Work

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.

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.

ALL CONTENT

The Future of Work: How Do We Prepare Our Students?

0
Shares
Acknowledging that today’s students will need a variety of 21st century skills upon entering the future workplace, Rachelle Dene Poth explores five types of learning experiences that facilitate the student learning process.

How $5 Billion Could Provide a Great Education for Every Kid on Earth

61
Shares
From developing more early college high schools to supporting the development and expansion of innovative platform networks, learn more as Tom outlines a plan using 15 investment and strategy opportunities, totaling $5 billion, to provide a great education for every child.

Contribution: Schools Alive with Possibility

47
Shares
Tom Vander Ark discusses the importance of schools providing a focus on contribution through challenges and design thinking. Students have the power to address real-world problems as they embrace complexities associated with the future of work and contribute to their community.

Podcast: Embracing the Tension Between Basic Skills and Work Readiness Skills

48
Shares
In this week's podcast, Tom and Hanna Skandera discuss student agency, new education pathways, employability, as well as Hanna's new initiative, Pathway 2 Tomorrow, which is focused on transforming the current education system.

AI Family Challenge Introduces Artificial Intelligence, Encourages Problem Solving

80
Shares
With the desire to empower underrepresented youth through STEM learning, Tara Chklovski launched nonprofit Iridescent. This led to the launch of a global competition, Technovation and AI Family Challenge where families learn about AI and use it to solve a problem in their community

New Skills Framework Shaped by Vast Data Set on Job Requirements

45
Shares
The New Foundational Skills of the Digital Economy recently released a report with data analysis provided by Burning Glass Technologies. The data set is driven from keywords in more than 150 million unique U.S. job postings, dating back to 2007. Recognizing these skills as essential learning outcomes for the 21st century, it frames a path to success for students and graduates as they transition to the future of work.

Enhancing Innovation in the Workplace through 5 Montessori Conditions

17
Shares
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

48
Shares
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

4
Shares
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

160
Shares
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.

FEATURED