Some pandemic-era edtech here to stay, says Bradley University professor

Some pandemic-era edtech here to stay, says Bradley University professor

The pandemic has been a disruptive force in education, driving colleges and universities to reimagine through the use of technology how they deliver classes and services and how they engage students. In an interview with EdScoop, Dean Cantu, a professor of teacher education at Bradley University in Illinois explained how the pandemic changed edtech and shared some advice for what he thinks institutions ought to be considering as they adopt new technologies.  

Read more here: https://edscoop.com/pandemic-edtech-dean-cantu/

New guide for where future jobs will be

New guide for where future jobs will be

Perhaps unsurprisingly, jobs in health care and social assistance have proved the most resilient occupations during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a new report by the National Skills Commission has also found education and training, construction and mining are among occupations that have best been able to stand up to the impact of the coronavirus impact.

Read more here: https://au.news.yahoo.com/guide-where-future-jobs-163018236–spt.html

The future of skills and vocational education in the shifting employment and careers landscape

The future of skills and vocational education in the shifting employment and careers landscape

Against the backdrop of COVID the rate of change around us has accelerated – changes in technology, industries, careers, learning, lifestyles. And the role of education and learning will remain crucial as we continue to respond to change at an individual, community and wider economic level.   

Read more here: https://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/59553-the-future-of-skills-and-vocational-education-in-the-shifting-employment-and-careers-landscape

“Learn from home” stocks to ride the digital wave

"Learn from home" stocks to ride the digital wave

COVID-19 hasn’t just changed the way we work – it’s also changed the way we learn. When the spread of the virus led schools and universities to shut their doors earlier this year, education providers were forced to scramble to provide online learning alternatives for students. And as the search for a vaccine continues, the continuing shift towards digital learning models could spell good news for education technology stocks.

Read more here: https://www.finder.com.au/learn-from-home-stocks-to-ride-the-digital-wave

VET apprenticeships and the future of social housing construction

VET apprenticeships and the future of social housing construction

In responding to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Australian economy, a diverse range of voices have called on state governments to fund social housing projects. But what is social housing, how can it help drive post-COVID-19 economic recovery and how does this relate to apprenticeships?   

Read more here: https://www.aapathways.com.au/aatis-blog/vet-apprenticeships-and-the-future-of-social-housi?utm_source=miragenews&utm_medium=miragenews&utm_campaign=news