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The Future Of Work Demands A Good Education

Forbes – Adi Gaskell

“Whilst there is no shortage of attention being given to this problem, it’s a problem that has so far stumped officials around the world. If the last few years have taught us anything however, it’s that this is a problem that urgently needs tackling, especially as the economic and technological factors that have fostered the power of cities is only likely to exacerbate things in the coming years. Until then, the best approach seems to be to do all you can to get the kind of education that will enable you to ride these waves rather than be consumed by them. Easier said than done, of course, but the wait for policy makers to come to your rescue may be a long one.” (more)

What STEM Companies Can Do To Build A More Gender-Balanced Workforce

Forbes – MeiMei Fox

“Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation is a non-profit organization that uses 100% of its donations to fund young scientists in pursuing innovative cancer research. Since its founding in 1946, the Foundation has invested over $360 million in funding more than 3,700 researchers. As the President and CEO of Damon Runyon, Dr. Yung S. Lie is making it her mission to promote STEM education and encourage more women to enter into science, technology, engineering, and math-related careers. She is well on her way. Today, approximately 42% of Damon Runyon’s 212 actively-funded scientists are women, which is well above the world average of 30%.” (more)

Jobs of the future: are you ready to join in?

The Guardian – Zofia Niemtus

“We are in the middle of a fourth industrial revolution. The first saw the world move from rural societies to industrial urban centres; the second introduced mass production; and the third brought the digital revolution. The fourth is changing how we integrate technology into our lives, thanks to advances such as artificial intelligence (AI), nanotechnology and robotics. But what will this mean for humans as workers?” (more)

Eddy & Joseph: There Are Many Roads to a Good Career. Parents Must Keep an Open Mind to Help Their Kids Find the Right Path

The 74 Million – Jean Eddy and Jackney Prioly Joseph

“For many students and their families, conversations about life after high school are stressful. College is what many of us want for our children, but the cost of attending is daunting, if not prohibitive. It’s fair to wonder whether it’s the right next step, particularly when students don’t know what they want to study or how they’ll turn their degree into a stable career that enables them to pay back debt and get ahead.” (more)

Over 90% Of CEO’s Agree Maths Is Key To Career Progression During Automation

Business World – Staff Writer

“As a lead up to the occasion of National Mathematics Day, Cuemath has identified trends around the perception and importance of Mathematics amongst parents, corporates, school principals and recent IITians. The survey was conducted over the last two months and consisted of over 600 respondents across key metro cities in India. The data primarily reflects that over 94 per cent of the respondents which includes CEO’s, IITians and School Principals agree that Mathematics is key to career progression in a world of automation.” (more)

The ‘Middle Skills’ Gap: Half of America’s Jobs Require More Than High School Diplomas but Less Than 4-Year Degrees. So Why Are They Under So Many Students’ Radars?

The 74 Million – David Cantor

“The flow of students into colleges has slowed — between 2011 and 2017, undergraduate and graduate student enrollment in degree-granting institutions fell by 1.7 million students, or about 9 percent. But both the perceived and real value of a bachelor’s degree as a pass-through to high-paying professional success seems unlikely to diminish in the foreseeable future.” (more)