Technical, Technology, STEM Education January 2017

 
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  • Preparing Our Workforce Nation with Skills for Automation 
  • IBM CEO Wants to Help Trump Create New Jobs in America 
  • The U.S. Should Ensure Students Can Train for STEM Careers - Opinion
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Preparing Our Workforce Nation with New Skills for Automation

"How do we reposition our workforce to remain competitive? The answer lies in retraining the workforce nation to excel in automation and technology in the 21st century marketplace. Think about that for a moment... what has happened to work in the past few decades. Many in the workforce were raised with the 'jobs for life' philosophy of the 1950's, 60's and 70's. These positions required no postsecondary education, no specialized training, or certification, just a high school diploma. Those days are gone forever.

Then reality hit in the 80.s and 90.s, with automation and technology. In the

 

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IBM CEO Wants to Help Trump Create New Jobs in America

Rometty urged Trump in a letter to focus his job-creation efforts on vocational training for young workers.

"Lets work together to scale up the approach of vocational training, creating a national corps of skilled workers trained to take the 'new collar' IT jobs that are in demand here in America," Rometty wrote in a letter that was first reported by CNBC.

Trump too has advocated for more job training.

 

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The U.S. Should Ensure Students Can Train for STEM Careers - Opinion

In order for the US to remain at the forefront of innovation and not lag behind, we must address the disconnect between the skills required for 21st century jobs and young people's ability to acquire those skills. Fixing this will require us to evolve our approach to public education and training. The latest results of the PISA exam, which assesses science, math and reading performance among 15-year-olds around the globe, show American students noticeably behind in math scores (below the international average), with science and

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