Ensuring that STEM graduates understand the nuances of today’s problems will require providing them with arts and humanities education besides traditional science and engineering classes.
- Can ISAs help address the tech sector’s talent shortage?
- Using robots to spark students’ passion for technology
- Many educational programs help teens learn hacking
- Open educational resources as an alternative to expensive textbooks and software tools
- Soft skills are critical for students’ future
- Without arts and humanities, STEM education is failing the future
- Better education is a long-term solution to multiple problems
Can ISAs help address the tech sector’s talent shortage?
Over the last 15 years, student loan debt in the US has grown to $1.6 trillion, more than quadrupling in this time period.Income share agreements have recently emerged as a promising solution that could help us address the student loan debt crisis, as well as the growing talent shortage in the tech sector. An income share agreement (ISA) is a contract in which a student receives education in exchange for a percentage of their future salary. That means that instead of paying anything upfront, students will only pay for the education they’ve received once they find a job.
Using robots to spark students’ passion for technology
Many educational programs help teens learn hacking
By 2021, there will be around 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs, which can lead to an increase in data breaches.