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Educating The Workforce of the Future

EDUCATINGTHE WORKFORCE HE FUTURE 2007 2018 60% PROJECTED 1973 OF 91 MILLION WORKERS 154 MILLION WORKERS 166 MILLION WORKERS OF JOBS (AND GROWING) REQUIRE Since 1973, the number of jobs that require at least some college has more than tripled, while those requiring a high school diploma or less have flatlined. AT LEAST AN ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE 48.1 M (33%) +285% 41.8 M (32%) +15% A collaboration between GOOD and Hyperakt, in partnership with University of Phoenix. 1 14.6 M (16%) BUT ONLY 10.9 M (12%) BACHELOR'S AND ABOVE 40% +237% 49.3 M (27%) 54.8 M (29%) +11% ASSOCIATE'S OR TRADE SCHO0OL 1 55.6 M (72%) HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR LESS OF AMERICANS OBTAIN AN GROWING AND DECLINING JOBS AND THEIR EARNING POTENTIAL A.A. OR B.A. BY THE AGE OF 27 -03% 63.1 (41%) 0% 63.1 M (38%)Y A Bachelor's or above 7 Associate's or some college a High School diploma or less HIGHEST GROWTH / LOWER WAGES HIGHEST GROWTH / HIGHER WAGES (Highest Median Wages as of May 2008: $50,000) (Highest Median Wages as of May 2008: $85,430) 2 Home health aids 2 Biomedical engineers A Personal and home care aides a Network systems and data communications analysts PREPARING TO JOIN THE AMERICAN WORKFORCE 7 Skin care specialists A Financial examiners A Physical therapist aides 2 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 2 Veterinary technologists and technicians a Physician assistants a Dental assistants 7 Biochemists and biophysicists SOURCES 62% MORE STUDENTS ARE ENROLLED IN POSTSECONDARY DEGREE-GRANTING a Medical assistants 1980 2009 2 Athletic trainers Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics and Division of Occupational Outlook A Physical therapist assistants A Dental hygienists INSTITUTIONS NOW THAN 30 YEARS AGO 12.1 MILLION 19.6 MILLION 7 Self-enrichment education teachers A Computer software engineers, applications BUT A Compliance officers* 2 Veterinarians IES National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. "ON TIME" COMPLETION RATES ARE ALARMINGLY LOW Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences, Digest of Education Statistics, Table 2: Enrollment in educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, fall 1980 through fall 2009 LOWEST GROWTH / LOWEST WAGES LOWEST GROWTH / HIGHEST WAGES (Highest Median Wages as of May 2008: $26,200) (Highest Median Wages as of May 2008: $50,020) Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers K Semiconductor processors K Shoe machine operators and tenders ONLY 56% ONLY 29% K Photographic processing machine operators Pathways to Prosperity Report, Harvard Graduate School of Education, February 2011 2 Postal Service mail sorters, processors, and machine operators 2 File clerks 2 Wellhead pumpers K Coil winders, tapers, and finishers K Fabric and apparel patternmakers K Sewing machine operators K Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders K Fabric menders, except garment COMPLETE FOUR YEAR SCHOOLS WITHIN A SIX YEAR WINDOW L Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders L Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders COMPLETE TWO YEAR SCHOOLS WITHIN A K Order clerks Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders GOOD + THREE YEAR WINDOW 2 Derrick operators, oil and gas K Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders University of Phoenix K Desktop publishers K Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders

Educating The Workforce of the Future

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GOOD, in partnership with the University of Phoenix asked us to visualize the discrepancy between the qualifications of Americans and the requirements of tomorrow's workforce. The big take-away: We be...





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