Future of Work
Education news, analysis, and opinion about the skills students will need for the jobs of the future.
- Future of Work Live Online Discussion Seat at the Table: Understanding the Critical Link Between Student Mental Health and the Future of WorkIn recent months, there’s been a rallying cry against the teaching of social-emotional skills. Discover why students need these skills now more than ever.Future of Work Opinion 6 Reasons Why We Should See Students as ChangemakersThe future is very delicate. In this blog, Michael Fullan lays out 6 reasons why students should be seen as the changemakers to improve it.Future of Work The Key to Getting Girls Interested in STEM Could Be Their TeacherA majority of women surveyed said that a teacher had the greatest influence in their decision to pursue a career in technology.Future of Work Do Students Have Passion for Today's In-Demand Jobs? A New Analysis Says NoStudent aptitude is higher than interest in industries where significant job growth is forecast, like energy and computer technology.Future of Work Want Girls to Pursue STEM Learning? Hear What Female NASA Scientists Have to SayWomen continue to be underrepresented in STEM-related careers.Future of Work Major American Companies to Schools: Expand Access to Computer ScienceA letter signed by 500 corporate, nonprofit, and education leaders calls for states to improve access to computer science education.Future of Work Want to Get Girls Interested in STEM Careers? Try MinecraftTwo teachers in Louisiana started an after-school club to get girls interested in STEM.Future of Work How a NASA-Supported Robotics Program Is Preparing Students for STEM CareersA NASA-supported program partners with schools to implement robotics in the classroom.Future of Work 3 Strategies for Helping Students Navigate the Ethics of Artificial IntelligenceEducators urge allowing students to present intriguing dilemmas to debate.Future of Work What Should Kids Learn? Amazon, Adobe Senior Executives Share What They Think'Soft skills' such as collaboration are high on their priority lists for success in a tech-driven economy.Future of Work Want to Spark Students' Interest in STEM? Initiative Brings Parents Into That EffortPrograms like Remake Learning Days are especially important at a time when there is a vast talent gap in the STEM industry.Future of Work What Do Top U.S. Companies Think Schools Could Do Better? We AskedSenior executives from Amazon, Salesforce, Southwest Airlines, and other companies identified problem-solving skills students should learn.Future of Work Do I Want to Be a Telecommuter When I Grow Up? High Schoolers Ponder That QuestionNearly a fifth of older teens surveyed in the U.S. and U.K. were weighing the ability to telecommute in their career considerations.Future of Work Aptitude Tests: Are They Effective in Opening Students' Minds to More Career Paths?Aptitude tests—which seek to measure students’ potential in a particular field—may help students keep from pigeonholing themselves.Future of Work Online Summit How Schools Should Prepare All Students for the Future of Work: The Big Equity ChallengeRegister for this Online Summit and learn ways you can support all students in the effort to ready them for the workplace of tomorrow.