Articles by tag: The Future of Education

Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education

Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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The Concept of Work and Learning Needs a Massive Overhaul if Workforce Development is at Stake

Current times continue to demonstrate that traditional educational paradigms are increasingly failing to meet the needs of a diverse and evolving workforce, which is now pivoting the conversation around reimagining how we develop talent more pertinent. The rise of digital transformation, coupled with a persistent skills gap, underscores a pressing need to overhaul the […]

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AI in Education: A Catalyst for Tailored Career Development and Growth

In the rapidly evolving landscape of career development and education, a pressing question emerges: How can technology, particularly AI, revolutionize how individuals navigate their career paths and educational journeys? This question not only probes the potential of AI in enhancing career guidance but also underscores the urgency of addressing the vast, diverse career interests […]

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Beyond the Acronym: Exploring the Depth of DEI

The world is increasingly driven by the quest for equality and understanding, and the realms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have become more than just buzzwords; they have emerged as pivotal elements in shaping the future of education. Yet, as these concepts gain prominence, they also encounter resistance and misinterpretation, leading to polarized […]

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AI Integration in University Curricula: A New Era in Education

How can universities achieve AI integration in university curricula to harness AI’s transformative power across all disciplines, rather than merely adding isolated AI courses? By 2028, over 90% of employers are expected to implement AI solutions, leading to significant changes in business operations and a potential 47% boost in productivity. This AI-driven transformation is […]

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The Growth of AI in Education Offers Students an Alternative Educational Path

On the latest episode of “The Future of Education: Class Disrupted,” hosts Michael Horn and Diane Tavenner take a deep look into the rapid growth and advancements of AI in education and its implications for education. To better understand how AI is making change with students and in general, the two interviewed Irhum Shafkat, […]

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Apprenticeships are the Key Alternative in Redefining Education Geared Towards a Successful Career

As the world grapples with an evolving job market and an era where the traditional college degree no longer guarantees a successful career, there’s a new conversation emerging around alternative pathways to employment. Underemployment rates for recent graduates is rampant and there’s a widening skills gap in the American workforce. Unfortunately, this has resulted […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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5G Network Platforms
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
April 19, 2024

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage […]

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Expanding Workforce Development Will Assist Those Facing Challenges Related to Sustaining Employment
October 10, 2023

Recently, workforce development has taken on a new urgency, given the widening economic divide and the challenges faced by marginalized communities. With the gig economy rising and traditional jobs evolving, there’s an increasing demand for skills training and personal development, especially among those facing systemic barriers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, […]

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‘Brave’ Micro-Schools are Reinventing Schooling and Creating a Successful Educational Path
September 11, 2023

The global education system is making way for more micro-schools faced monumental challenges due to the pandemic, which left traditional models of schooling to come under scrutiny. The demand for a more adaptable, student-centric approach is growing, with a focus on self-directed learning and community involvement. During a time when 1.5 billion children were […]

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Reinventing Education to Help with Student Behavioral Issues
April 24, 2023

A recent School Pulse Panel study revealed a concerning trend in U.S. education today, student behavior. The data within the study suggests schools are facing substantial behavioral challenges post-pandemic, and they feel they need more strategies to address them. Educator, Author, and Host of The Future of Education, Michael B Horn, said that when he […]

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