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Originally published on Medium.
Many of the tech entrepreneurs and venture investors in the audience at my recent Bloomberg BETA panel on Trade Schools of the Future came with the impression that disrupting higher education was the key to solving future of work issues. By the end of the discussion, they thought otherwise.
When it comes to the future of work, the big issue is not getting higher education to adopt technology or bypass existing institutions. Rather, the future dilemma lies in figuring out who will pay for the frequency of education and training that is required for us humans to keep up in the next economy.
According to the report, “Taking Action: Positioning Low-Income Workers to Succeed in a Changing Economy,”