There appear to be plenty of opportunities for students to explore trends around the future of food, and identify opportunities to work and do business in this area. Investigations into alternative proteins as a food source, business models, entrepreneurship, science and data in agriculture, emerging jobs, analysis of job shortages, the list goes on.
The Earth’s changing climate is going to dominate the lives of every young person on the planet today. The race is on to slow current global warming trends and avoid potentially catastrophic outcomes, and today’s 5 to 18 year olds are going to be the ones solving this problem for us. It’s big news, big science, is becoming big business, and may provide big opportunities for people who want to help our planet and communities avoid the worst effects of a changing planet.
Welcome to this week’s post. Inside, we explore how skills shortages are inspiring new forms of collaboration between community colleges and employers, and why traditional academic pathways and credentialing may no longer be relevant. We also share what one global leader thinks learning should look like, and why the educational technology industry faces challenges in the marketplace and what this means for teachers.
This week we are taking a look at some articles we’ve come across recently in the world of education and schools. It’s a general look at what’s happening out there, and provides some interesting perspectives on how various emerging challenges and opportunities either affect or are being addressed within schools and education systems.
AI is already everywhere, and we’ve written about it before. AI decides what we see on Youtube, Netflix and social media. Amazon’s supply chain can’t run without it, and we need to get used to the fact that it’s here to stay. But, as with any emerging digital technology, AI presents enormous opportunities to benefit us, and potential problems as well. Today we’re looking at what some of the challenges might be, along with what young people need to be aware of and talking about, if they’re not already.