The Future Workforce: Are Students Prepared?

It’s predicted that 65 percent of children now entering grade school will eventually work in jobs that don’t exist today. Automation, offshoring and changes due to technology are changing the economy, and forcing institutions to rethink how they prepare students for the future workforce. How can higher education keep up? This panel will tackle issues like credentialing, re-training, partnerships with business, and more.

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  1. Learn about the changing forces shaping the future economy and the jobs of tomorrow
  2. Understand the core skills that today’s students will need as they seek employment in tomorrow’s workforce.
  3. Walk away understanding tangible steps that colleges can take to help students be successful in the future workforce.



Liz Austin, VP, Mktg & Branding, McGraw-Hill Education

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