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The 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Five years from now, over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important in today’s workforce will have changed. By 2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have brought us advanced robotics and autonomous transport, artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced materials, biotechnology and genomics. These developments will transform the way we live, and the way we work. Some jobs will disappear, others will grow and jobs that don’t even exist today will become commonplace. What is certain is that the future workforce will need to align its skillset to keep pace. A new Forum report, The Future of Jobs, looks at the employment, skills and workforce strategy for the future. The report asked chief human resources and strategy officers from leading global employers what the current shifts mean, specifically for employment, skills and recruitment across industries and geographies. What skills will change most? Some advances are ahead of others. Written by

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Collaboration Collaboration is increasingly mentioned as an important educational outcome and most models of 21st century education include collaboration as a key skill. The value of collaboration has been assumed for many years, and over the past two decades we have seen leading businesses and organizations move to facilitate team building and team-based work. The ability to work effectively with others has become a critically important skill for career and life success. Here is what we know about collaboration and collaborative learning: Blended learning integration in an LMS Children are growing up with technology infused into many aspects of their life, including the classroom. Teaching methods are evolving to incorporate 21st century skills, and blended learning is a great example of this. Blended learning has been defined by Innosight Institute as “a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through online delivery of content and instruction with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace.”

The 4Cs Research Series Skills for Today, is a series jointly released by Pearson and P21. Each paper summarizes what is currently known about teaching and assessing one of the 4Cs: Collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and communication. Our partnership on this series signifies a commitment to helping educators, policymakers, and employers understand how best to support students in developing the skills needed to succeed in college, career, and life. Available now: HSC on table in NSW curriculum review It will investigate whether the curriculum is too crowded, whether children should be grouped by age or by stage, and canvas new pathways to further education and work. It will also look at how all this might affect the HSC and NAPLAN. Submissions will be accepted until November, and Professor Masters will hold public meetings across Sydney and the rest of the state. The final report will be handed down at the end of 2019.

21st Century Skills and Learning in Japan: Will Japanese school children be equipped to thrive in the 21st century? - Papers & Essays My concerns over the future of Japanese children stemmed from a lecture on "21st Century Skills and Learning" by the technology director of the American school in New Delhi that my 8-year-old son attends. In a room packed with parents from various nations, he explained that the phrase "21st Century Learning" was first reserved for the tech education world, but now it has become the latest buzzword in education. While there is no consensus on what it exactly means, the idea is to prepare today's children to live and work in a rapidly changing world due to globalization and ICT advancement. A set of 21st Century Skills proposed by various individuals or organizations overlaps in large part, ranging from critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and communication to collaboration skills. A parable in one of the books that the speaker introduced depicts how the concept "21st Century Skills and Learning" caught the world's attention. Discussion

Gagne's Nine Levels of Learning - Management Training From Mind Tools © VeerElina Manninen Use this tool to structure and deliver training effectively. Have you ever trained someone on a new process or skill? Perhaps you thought it would be an easy, straightforward task. But once you actually started the session, it may have been harder than you expected.

The 5Cs – Learning – San Carlos School District A core element of SCSD’s Strategic Plan is a focus on the skills and conceptual tools that are critical for 21st Century learners, including the 5Cs: Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Communication, Collaboration, Citizenship (global and local) and Creativity & Innovation. The 5Cs embody mindsets that are critical for our students to successfully participate in the contemporary and evolving workforce. The goal is to incorporate the 5Cs into all learning experiences within the district, across grade levels, subject, and other school experiences.

The Victorian schools that have caught the attention of Finland The Hands on Learning cafe is among 10 Victorian innovations that have caught the attention of Finnish not-for-profit HundrED. While policy makers and politicians from around the world often look to Finland to improve their schools, the organisation has been studying what's happening in Victorian classrooms. Last year, HundrED which receives funding from the Finnish government, chose the "education state" as its first location for a new project that identifies innovations and then shares them with the world. It has spent the past 10 months weighing up the state’s best education initiatives and will now publish guidelines to help other schools implement similar ideas. Other Victorian projects on the list include; A parent-run alternative school in picturesque bushland in Hurstbridge called the Learning Co-Operative School.The Luminaria Education Model, which aims to prepare children for a future world.

Students need different skills for a changing world The Japanese want their kids to be better problem solvers. In Finland, they're encouraging expression. In the classrooms of Singapore, children are being taught critical and inventive thinking. Across the world, many countries are pouring resources into pinpointing the skills, behaviours and new knowledge young people need to successfully navigate life and work in the 21st century. Governments of all types and flavours are recognising that while obtaining and retaining knowledge remains fundamental, it is but one of many capabilities young people need to survive and thrive. To flourish in the workforce of the 21st century, they will also need to be able to solve problems.

Cognitive bias cheat sheet - Better Humans - Medium Cognitive bias cheat sheet Because thinking is hard. Buster Benson Sep 1, 2016 · 12 min read 2019 update: Wow, over 1M reads! Learner agency » CORE Education Explanation The concept of agency has been central to educational thinking and practice for centuries. The idea that education is the process through which learners become capable of independent thought which, in turn, forms the basis for autonomous action, has had a profound impact on modern educational theory and practice. One way of thinking of learner agency is when learners have “the power to act”. Agency is when learning involves the activity and the initiative of the learner, more than the inputs that are transmitted to the learner from the teacher, from the curriculum, the resources and so forth. In the past our schools have catered mostly for groups of learners, for classes of kids, with a one size fits all approach.

Canale de Educatie TED-Ed - Lessons Worth Sharing About Youtuber TED-Ed's commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED's mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed's growing library of TED-Ed animations, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed website. Frequency 3 videos / week Since Mar 2012 Channel Follow View Latest Videos ⋅ Get Email Contact Get Influential Bloggers Contacts Doing blogger outreach and want to connect with new influencers in niche markets?