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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Timcast
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https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/companies-find-ways-to-bridge-skills-gap.aspx
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SHRM
JPMorgan Chase is committing $350 million to pilot innovative education and training programs aligned with high-demand digital and technical skills. It's joining organizations throughout the country looking for new ways to fill the skills gap.
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https://medium.com/cuepoint/the-devaluation-of-music-it-s-worse-than-you-think-f4cf5f26a888
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Medium
In their many (justified) laments about the trajectory of their profession in the digital age, songwriters and musicians regularly assert that music has been “devalued.” Over the years they’ve…
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https://www.schoolnewsnetwork.org/2019/04/12/educators-say-its-urgent-to-bring-more-teachers-of-color-into-the-pipeline/
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School News Network
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9ZHfZGhxpo
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CableLabs
What will the schools of tomorrow look like? Let’s take a look at how the next generation of young explorers will use technology to learn and solve problems ...
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https://medium.com/message/never-trust-a-corporation-to-do-a-librarys-job-f58db4673351
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Medium
Google wrote its mission statement in 1999, a year after launch, setting the course for the company’s next decade: In 2001, Google made their first acquisition, the Deja archives. The largest…
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https://www.chronicle.com/article/the-10-billion-sports-tab/
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The Chronicle of Higher Education
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https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2016/06/06/divided-we-fall-how-a-fragmented-media-space-affects-academia-and-scholarly-publishing/
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Scholarly Kitchen
The general fragmentation of media and society has profound implications, and may explain to some extent the fragmentation being seen in higher education and scholarly publishing.
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https://www.economist.com/britain/2019/08/22/the-winners-and-losers-of-englands-great-university-free-for-all
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The economist
Elite universities are sucking up students, as less prestigious ones shrink
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https://www.newscientist.com/article/2204279-robots-conduct-daily-health-inspections-of-schoolchildren-in-china/
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New Scientist
Thousands of preschools in China are using robots to give students heath checks. Each morning they examine pupils looking for signs of contagious diseases
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https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/01/realizing-human-potential-skills-jobs-care-work
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We Forum
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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WSJ
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://blogs.scientificamerican.com/talking-back/where-will-all-the-new-neuroscientists-go/
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Scientific American
Leaders in the field highlight the need for new career paths to accommodate a flood of PhDs
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https://singularityhub.com/2018/01/08/the-world-needs-more-scientists-how-we-can-train-millions-in-virtual-labs/#sm.0001sr579zi92f7ns3a1gf2kn6t7m
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Singularity Hub
Science is a critical tool in solving many of the world's biggest challenges, but do we have enough trained scientists? One startup is developing virtual reality science laboratories they hope can help educate millions of new scientists around the world.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/10/business/microsoft-hololens-job-training.html
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New York Times
Companies like Microsoft see a multibillion-dollar opportunity to get more personal technology to workers who don’t sit behind a desk.
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https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/05/scott-galloway-future-of-college.html
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Intelligencer
As the possibility that college campuses may not be able to reopen this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic grows, Scott Galloway predicts a handful of elite cyborg universities will soon monopolize higher education.
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https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hollywoods-student-loan-debt-problem-are-people-just-struggling-survive-1252338
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Hollywood Reporter
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https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/jobs-and-careers/story/career-and-trends-in-the-gaming-industry-1680537-2020-05-21
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India Today
The types of jobs you can do in the gaming industry are endless. From game conceptualization, development, coding, designing and professional training, there is something for every game lover who is also into designing and/or programming.
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https://time.com/5610094/cogito-ai-artificial-intelligence/
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Time
A new AI program called Cogito is 'coaching' customer service workers — and it could start showing up in your office soon, and beyond.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-schools-scan-brains-concentration-headbands-children-brainco-focus-a8728951.html
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The Independent
US-made devices could be used to collect data on 1.2m pupils