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Shaping the Future of Grantmaking

Katherine Prince explores how the future of grantmaking could help encourage transformative approaches to education.

Published: November 4, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Looking Back at the Future: Part Two

Jason Swanson explores KnowledgeWorks' first-ever future forecast from 2006, considering what has changed in the past 10 years.

Published: November 3, 2015
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Imagining the future with GFE

A panel of education leaders considered KnowledgeWorks future forecast, focusing on education in 2025. Here are the key takeaways.

Published: November 2, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Looking Back at the Future: 9 Years of Forecasting

Jason Swanson takes a look back at KnowledgeWorks' history of forecasting the future of education.

Published: October 27, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
Looking Back at the Future

Oct. 21, 2015. The day Doc and Marty McFly visited in “Back to the Future 2.” What are some trends...

Published: October 21, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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An Interview with Becca Nachtrab About The Future of Learning

Jason Swanson interviews University of Cincinnati student Becca Nachtrab about her thoughts on the future of learning.

Published: October 20, 2015
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Exploring #FutureEd: Seven Potential Educator Roles

As education changes, so will educator roles. What if in the future, instead of “teacher,” “principal,” or “after-school tutor,” we...

Published: October 14, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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What’s Your Dream Job?

Exploring the Future Education Workforce: New Roles for an Expanding Learning Ecosystem may prompt you to think about what your...

Published: October 5, 2015
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Watch a Preview of Our Next Forecast!

In November, KnowledgeWorks will be releasing our fourth full forecast on the future of learning, “Education in the Era of...

Published: September 18, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Steel City Credentials: Building the Future of Credentials in Pittsburgh

eSchool News recently reported on the new digital badging initiative that launched in the city of Pittsburgh.

Published: September 15, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
Harnessing Exponential Change for an Equitable Future

In Forecast 4.0, “Learning in an Era of Partners in Code,” we look at one of the main drivers helping...

Published: August 28, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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The Values and Expression Cycle and the Future of Learning

What is we could look back in time to better understand the future? That's what Jim Lee considers in his...

Published: August 26, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
From Pipelines to Professionals

We need to make sure that the US has enough qualified educators in the right places and address the impact...

Published: August 24, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Delve Into a New Era at SXSWedu

KnowledgeWorks submitted a proposal for a South by Southwest EDU session, which focuses on our next future forecast. Learn more and...

Published: August 20, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
Publication
Exploring the Future Education Workforce: New Roles for an Expanding Learning Ecosystem

As education continues to change, educator roles will need to adapt to expanding learning environments in which students learn in...

Published: August 19, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Come Play in the Future with Us at SXSWedu

At SXSWedu, we’ll examine our assumptions, consider alternatives and play with possibilities for the future of learning.

Published: August 11, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Building a More Equitable Future: Swanson Joins Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

Guest post by Mary Tighe Congrats to Jason Swanson, our director of Strategic Foresight, on recently joining the Royal Society...

Published: August 6, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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A Student’s Perspective on the Future of Learning

High Schooler Hannah Matuszak talks with Jason Swanson about the implications for the future of learning on students like her.

Published: July 20, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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If students re-imagined school, this is what it could look like.

Guest post by Mary Tighe What could an innovative learning system look like through the eyes of 20 current high...

Published: July 16, 2015
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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How Might Education Help Inmates Contribute to Their Communities?

As explored in “Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems,” learners living in incarcerated settings can face particular challenges

Published: July 7, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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What Might Expand Learning Infrastructure in Rural Communities?

As explored in “Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems,” learners living in rural communities can face particular challenges.

Published: July 2, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
Article
Why I’m Scared of the Future of Education

Is our system of education – and the politics surrounding it – innovating quickly enough to keep up with the...

Published: June 30, 2015
Topics: Education Policy, Future of Learning
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What Might Expand Job Mobility in Disrupted Suburbs?

As explored in “Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems,” learners and families living in disrupted suburbs can face...

Published: June 26, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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What Might Make Urban Dropout Rates Plummet?

As explored in our recent paper, “Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant and Equitable Learning Ecosystems,” learners living in urban areas can...

Published: June 24, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning