Future of Work
Education news, analysis, and opinion about the skills students will need for the jobs of the future.
- Future of Work STEM Jobs Aren’t Students’ First Choice. More Hands-On Experiences Could Help, Experts SayLack of exposure to STEM concepts may be contributing to the disconnect, according to the report.Future of Work Students Want STEM Careers, But Think Schools Are Doing a ‘Poor Job’ Preparing ThemNearly all survey respondents said preparing students for STEM jobs is important.Future of Work What 3 After-School Programs Are Doing to Prepare Kids for the Future of WorkAfter-school programs offer flexibility and time for hands-on learning to explore careers.Future of Work Opinion How Will AI Automation Affect Career and Technical Education?It’s always been important to get education right for all students, but the arrival of ChatGPT means it’s now more important than ever.Future of Work What Will High Schoolers Be Learning in 2033? See the PredictionsEducation Week asked five experts in technology and education to tell us what they see ahead.Future of Work Q&A Trouble Getting Students Interested in STEM? These Teachers Figured It OutTwo teachers discuss how they use hands-on learning experiences and bring in professionals to spark students' interest in STEM.Future of Work What Skills Should Students Learn in an AI-Powered World?Five ed-tech company founders discussed how AI will likely change what and how students will learn in school.Future of Work ChatGPT Is All the Rage. But Teens Have Qualms About AIMore than 90 percent of teenagers said they would like to learn more about artificial intelligence in their high school classes.Future of Work In Their Own Words From Monsoons to Hurricane Sandy: A Student’s Personal Journey From Activist to ScientistWithout formal instruction on climate change in school, Aryaana Khan struggled to make sense of the natural disasters she experienced.Future of Work Students Want to Know More About Careers in Climate Change—NowTeachers are not talking about these types of careers as much as many students would like.Future of Work The Climate Is Changing. Career Education Is Not. That's a ProblemTeens are increasingly interested in learning about how climate change will impact the future of work.Future of Work How to Build Girls' Interest and Confidence in STEM LearningToo often, girls aren’t introduced to STEM career opportunities until high school, but that could be too late.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Innovative ideas are built upon earlier ideas that have developed in an iterative process to generate new perspectivesFuture 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.