As we move through the early stages of Industry 4.0, a new industrial era categorized by digital transformation, technological advances are ushering in new opportunities for greater productivity, higher profitability, and more sustainable products and services. While these new advances unlock exciting opportunities, we’re also hearing great concern from our Design and Manufacturing customers about […]
As the summer draws to a close and back-to-school season beckons, we at Autodesk have been thinking about the rollercoaster that the academic community—educators, students, parents—has ridden over the last few years and wondering: How do we return to normalcy, and most importantly, return to engaging today’s generation of students? While normalcy is a permanent […]
College student Nachum Twersky and high school student Teddy Warner participated in the New Year, New Skill Student Design Challenge, taking the grand prize and second place wins, respectively. Read on as they share insights into the wonderful world of upskilling by using Instructables as a platform to prepare for their future careers. Twersky is […]
Founded in 1965, SkillsUSA is nonprofit organization that supports and grows the country’s workforce, imparting professional skills while addressing the very real skills gap that affects workers and employers alike. With a rigorous program, curricula, and credentialing process, SkillsUSA is working to ensure students graduate with the technical aptitude and soft skills needed for their […]
Imagine your community as a material bank, rich with resources to reuse. This describes the circular economy model, which makes the built environment sustainable by upcycling waste, circulating existing materials, or regenerating nature. Through a new scholarship contest, Autodesk is challenging high school students to apply circular economy principles, reusing a shipping container to design […]
Lawrence Equipment, a manufacturer of flat bread machinery in El Monte, CA, have created a successful business since their founding in 1980—but they also knew that a lot has changed. To stay in front of the advancements quickly transforming workflows in the manufacturing industry, they also have eyes on their future workforce. To this end, […]
In November 2020, the Autodesk Learning and Certification platform was launched, a new single-destination platform providing flexible, digital, and data-informed learning experiences.
It’s that time of the year again: Your students are finishing up their projects and preparing for finals before a much-needed winter break. If you’re looking for a quick, fun project to work on in class when they have downtime—or something they can take home over the break to keep honing their CAD/CAM skills—we’ve got […]
It’s that time of year where leaves turn and the motivation to finish out the semester inevitably goes into early hibernation for the winter. Adding the complexities of online or hybrid learning, students are facing real barriers to remaining engaged with their schoolwork as the semester winds down. This makes it more important than ever […]
Research shows how job trends will impact the skills required for students to enter tomorrow’s workforce.