“The #1 trend for 2019 is the need for organizations to change the way people learn” [Deloitte]

Introduction: Leading the social enterprise—Reinvent with a human focus 2019 Global Human Capital Trends — from deloitte.com by Volini?, Schwartz? ?, Roy?, Hauptmann, Van Durme, […]

What if the future of work starts with high school [McGowan]

What if the future of work starts with high school — from gettingsmart.com by Heather McGowan The work of the future will require a robust […]

Esp. meant for Ss: Job search in the age of artificial intelligence – 5 practical tips [Marr]

From DSC: The following item is especially meant for students as well as those who haven’t tried to find a job in recent years. Job […]

Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ [Sawers]

Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ — from venturebeat.com by Paul Sawers Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Founded in 2012, […]

Reflections on “Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist” [Gorbis]

Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist — from er.educause.edu by Marina Gorbis Excerpt: In 2018 we celebrated the fifty-year anniversary of the founding of […]

Reflections on “Bad bargain: Why we still ask kids to factor polynomials and how we fix it.” [Vander Ark] Or, are our educational systems set up like this stop sign?

Bad bargain: Why we still ask kids to factor polynomials and how we fix it — from gettingsmart.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpt: OK, we […]

LinkedIn: 94% of employees say they would stay at a company longer for this reason — and it’s not a raise [Hess]

LinkedIn: 94% of employees say they would stay at a company longer for this reason—and it’s not a raise — from cnbc.com by Abigail Hess […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

4 key tech strategies for the survival of the small liberal arts college [Campbell]

4 key tech strategies for the survival of the small liberal arts college — from campustechnology.com by Kellie B. Campbell In a recent study on […]

56% of employees lack digital skills needed for future jobs [Bayern]

56% of employees lack digital skills needed for future jobs — from techrepublic.com by Macy Bayern Only 29% of employees globally said their digital skills […]

SHIFT HAPPENS 2, 2019: Finding Strong Footing: The Future of Assessment in the Learning-to-Employment Landscape

Excerpt: CONCLUSION This paper has outlined the plethora of new credential types, uses, and modes of delivery. It also has highlighted advancements in assessment. In […]

LinkedIn 2019 Talent Trends: Soft Skills, Transparency and Trust [Bersin]

LinkedIn 2019 Talent Trends: Soft Skills, Transparency and Trust — from linkedin.com by Josh Bersin Excerpts: This week LinkedIn released its 2019 Global Talent Trends research, a […]

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