The Future of Education Will Determine the Success of Tomorrow’s Workforce

In the midst of today’s fast-moving, tech-heavy landscape, sit back and ask yourself an important question: How does your degree and formal education impact what you’re doing in your work life?

This question gets to the heart of the immediate need for a foundational shift in how academia and industry operate—and need to cooperate—for the future of education. In a world of information, the United States’ Industrial-era education system is showing its age. To meet the demands of a new era, learning needs to be a fundamental obligation of citizenship. Education isn’t about majors anymore; it’s about missions.

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