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5G Education Partner Insights

A Global Emergency: Connecting our Schools

A top UNICEF official joined a senior executive from Ericsson, a major partner with GIGA, to explore how the initiative is connecting youth more equitably everywhere.   More

Education Partner Insights Sustainable Development Goals

“Our Audacious Goal: Connect Every School by 2030”

Spearheaded by UNICEF and the ITU, the Giga initiative aims to connect every school worldwide to the internet by 2030, and extend connectivity to far more young people everywhere. Ericsson's Heather Johnson explains.   More

Education Resilience The Pandemic

For Homebound Kids, the Play’s the Thing

Among the laundry list of behaviors that have been upended by the pandemic is what constitutes playtime for kids. Playdates, playgrounds, and outdoor sports all but evaporated as the world locked down. Screens became the intermediary between kids and the physical world. The silver lining is that parents got to watch and even participate in […]   More

Business Education Jobs

Desperately Seeking Talent: Technology Association Report Underscores Shortage of Skilled Workers

Three in four tech companies face difficulty finding candidates with the right skills and abilities. A triple cocktail is moving the dial right now on how to address the school-to- work pipeline, creating vast opportunities for smart educators and smart companies to step up, work to help people, and lessen the friction between schools and business.   More

Cryptocurrency Education Healthcare Innovation

Early Childhood Intervention and the Capacity for Joy: Day One Takeaways from the Health+Wealth of America

Day one of the Health+Wealth of America conference opened with Dr. Zeke Emanuel, a medical ethicist and longtime advocate for reform of American healthcare. He got right down to talking about the things that would really make a difference in America.   More

Arts & Culture Education Member Insights Society

These Times Demand a Complete Mind

Do we have a complete mind and the mindset to manage through these turbulent times and reimagine the future? The key may be in the STEAM education movement and the importance of the arts.   More

Education Partner Insights The Pandemic

America’s Excruciating School Dilemma

Schools across the country are opening for the Fall, but COVID is transforming everything. Techonomy gathers three educators and childhood experts to help parents and all of us make sense of the moment.   More