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2016 Global Education Symposium: Linda Darling-Hammond Keynote

Four best practices for schools and systems to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs.

Work is changing at a rapid pace, and so are the needs and expectations of employers around the world. Life in the 21st century demands a new set of skills that are anything but traditional, such as collaboration, communication, and creative problem solving. Yet so many schools are still playing catchup, explains Linda Darling-Hammond, president of the Learning Policy Institute. She outlines four best practices for schools and systems to follow as they develop programs that prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs.