Future of Work
Education news, analysis, and opinion about the skills students will need for the jobs of the future.
- 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.Future of Work Which U.S. States Are Best Positioned to Innovate? How K-12 Schools Influence the RankingsA new report ranks states in terms of how good an environment they are for innovation, including K-12 education factors.Future of Work What's the Purpose of K-12 Education in the Age of Automation?Author Daniel Susskind talks about the role of education in a world where machines are taking over many of the tasks done by human beings.