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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https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2016/12/machine-learning-has-transformed-google-translate/
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Alex Tabarrok draws my attention to an article in the New York Times Magazine this weekend. It’s about machine learning in general, but it starts out with this: Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when […]
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https://www.fenews.co.uk/fevoices/48650-heightened-awareness-of-skills-education-remote-working-has-catalysed-engineering-s-digital-revolution
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Heightened awareness of skills education & remote working has catalysed engineering's digital revolution
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jkiij9dJfcw
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Children are running wild in the mud, climbing high into trees and playing with knives, but no one is telling them off. This is kindergarten… Danish-style.Fo...
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https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-learning-to-code-wont-save-you-from-losing-your-job-to-a-robot/
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Programming knowledge may not be enough to future-proof your career in the age of automation. Here's why.
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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-28/microchipped-school-uniforms-monitor-students-in-china/10671604
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Chinese schools are beginning to track students to prevent them from skipping classes or falling asleep in class — and a facial recognition system prevents cheating.
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https://www.salon.com/test2/2011/11/06/whats_the_language_of_the_future/
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As English takes over the world, it's splintering and changing -- and soon, we may not recognize it at all
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonyounger/2020/08/10/dont-miss-the-freelance-opportunity-in-i-learning-and-remote-education/#2643dc5a6a65
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Are you taking advantage of the freelance revolution in remote education?
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https://www.economist.com/briefing/2020/08/08/covid-19-could-push-some-universities-over-the-brink
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Higher education was in trouble even before the pandemic
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https://cen.acs.org/education/undergraduate-education/British-students-decline-study-chemistry/97/i40
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https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/08/31/basic-income-education-impact_a_23514038/
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Will giving people unconditional cash convince them to quit school? Research suggests exactly the opposite.
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https://www.vox.com/2019/3/27/18226303/public-private-school-choice
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The numbers on education inequality are stark.
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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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US-made devices could be used to collect data on 1.2m pupils 
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https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/focus/reimagining-higher-education/future-of-work-in-india.html
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To capitalize on its growing youth population, the Indian education system needs to ramp up to meet the demands of the future workforce for professionals who can use smart machines, data, and algorithms.
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbaker/2018/09/11/the-economics-of-amateurism-breaking-down-the-latest-lawsuit-against-the-ncaa/#5ca928142478
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The current case represents an opportunity for the court to put an end to the manipulated market for student-athlete services, even if doing so means disrupting the way the NCAA currently does business.
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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-47790128
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Africa may save France's language from the decline it is experiencing elsewhere in the world.
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https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/05/scott-galloway-future-of-college.html
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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.youtube.com/watch?v=cYpELqKZ02Q&feature=youtu.be&list=PLytTJqkSQqtr7BqC1Jf4nv3g2yDfu7Xmd
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If you have wondered why there are so many millennials on campus telling people to check their privilege, demanding trigger warnings, calling people out for ...
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https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/15/neil-gaiman-future-libraries-reading-daydreaming
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A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens
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https://www.wsj.com/articles/thousands-apply-to-u-s-to-forgive-their-student-loans-saying-schools-defrauded-them-1453285800?mod=e2tw
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Americans are flooding the government with appeals to have their student loans forgiven on the grounds that schools deceived them with false promises of a well-paying career.
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https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/nov/10/master-machines-rise-artificial-intelligence-postgraduate-student-experts
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AI is everywhere, and universities are keen to meet the needs of industries including health, gaming automotives and finance