Jobs of the Future
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies have been and will continue to drastically change the job market. Standard jobs, retail salespeople, that are widely available today may be much scarcer in the future. Education needs to change so students are prepared for the changing job market.
According to the National Academics of Sciences, “The education system will need to adapt to prepare individuals for the changing labor market. At the same time, recent IT advances offer new and potentially more widely accessible ways to access education.”
Some jobs that are expected to grow in the future are:
Most in Demand Skills
With AI phasing out jobs with repetitive tasks, employers will be looking for skills that AI cannot replicate. These uniquely human skills should be the focus of education, according to a Pew Research report that interviewed 1,408 technologists, scholars, practitioners, strategic thinkers and education leaders.
Soft skills the study identified were in demand:
How You Can Prepare Your Students for the Job Market
Prepare your students for the changing job landscape by focusing on STEM, creative, and social skills that AI cannot replicate.
You can incorporate the following teaching methods and topics in your classroom to better prepare your students.
Use solar4STEM educational kits to teach students ages 8+ about solar power, electrical circuits, and magnetism. Use these kits to build technical and social skills with group science experiments.
Expose Students to New Job Possibilities
The job market is changing rapidly with automation and AI already starting to make some jobs obsolete. At the same time, there has been an influx of new jobs that your students may not know about or view as a possible career path. Make sure students know about all the career options available to them in the following ways:
solar4STEM kits are tools that reduces the hassle of prep work, provides enough materials for a collaborative and innovative setting, and provides lesson plans that not only outline experiments, but offers exploration and alternatives to learn your way.
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