With the academic year well underway, there are some universal concerns for educators, whether you’re teaching a term, a semester, or a session at a university, community college, high school or secondary school: Making sure that lessons are planned and organized, checking that all classroom technology and software is installed and working, keeping your learning […]
When Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) in southeast Florida pivoted to remote learning in 2020, the district handed out more than 100,000 laptops to help students continue their education online. The laptops were enough for students to join virtual classes, but they presented an extra challenge for the Career, Technical, Adult, and Community Education (CTACE) department. CTACE’s key […]
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 […]
When the school term gives way to summer, educators and students won’t need to put the learning aside. There are a wealth of opportunities for students to sharpen their Fusion 360 skills, and for educators to brush up on Fusion 360 learning tools and develop projects to share in the classroom when the fall term […]
What are University Technical Colleges (UTCs)? In 2009, University Technical Colleges (UTCs) were established in the United Kingdom as STEM-focused, government-funded institutions advocating for a new approach to education. Their mission? To help students move beyond linearity into a more dynamic, do-it-yourself learning environment that focuses on the application (versus the theory) of skills. University […]
As an Education Fusion 360 Technical Program Manager and trained machinist, Tim Paul knows a thing or two about how the current student experience may play out for the future of manufacturing. He argues that manufacturing education is due for a major overhaul for students to tackle the growing skills gap as Industry 4.0 becomes […]
In November 2020, the Autodesk Learning and Certification platform was launched, a new single-destination platform providing flexible, digital, and data-informed learning experiences.
Research shows how job trends will impact the skills required for students to enter tomorrow’s workforce.
November is National Gratitude Month in the US, which is a perfect reminder to embrace gratefulness and all it can bring. Often, this can be seen as a directive to be grateful for something, like family, health, or good luck. However, gratitude can also be an active practice, independent of the current conditions of life. […]
National STEM Day is just around the corner, offering the perfect opportunity to reflect on the ways STEM education prepares students, imparting the skills they’ll need to imagine and create a better world. Technological advancements are accelerating change across industries and a STEM-focused curriculum supports students to get ahead of these shifts, not just keep […]