Future of work and education

You can’t prepare for a job if you don’t know that job exists or you don’t have the requisite skills. We have spent the last seven years helping federal and nonprofit clients develop innovative approaches — including strategic design, pilots, technology prototyping, accelerators, incubators, and prize competitions — to expand access to education.
Future of work and education

Our Work

People, places, and possibilities

Download our latest report on new value propositions for the future of work.

Piloting novel approaches to skills-based distance learning

Rural Tech Project finalist teams are implementing and iterating new STEM education programs.

Luminary Labs awarded ED ARPA contract

Advancing innovation through the U.S. Department of Education’s new Experimental Design and Advanced Research Projects Accelerator.

Incubating a national cybersecurity teacher professional development initiative

How CTE CyberNet strengthened cybersecurity education in high schools.

Transforming workforce training opportunities with pre-apprenticeships

The Rethink Adult Ed Challenge announced the grand-prize winner and four runners-up.

Students bring space missions to life with CTE Mission: CubeSat

Open innovation challenge puts career and technical education at the center of transformational learning experiences.

Building and scaling engagement with edtech for upskilling

Empowering educators to pilot and create open educational resources.

Incentivizing the game industry to solve for education

Balancing requirements and incentives to attract innovators.

3 organizations, 3 approaches to upskilling

A look back at three years of Power in Numbers research on adult education, edtech, upskilling, and the importance of math.

Report: A collaborative approach to better edtech development

Our latest Power in Numbers report on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education looks at the critical role of collaboration in the edtech development process.

Balancing the upskilling equation: Investing in technology for adult education

How edtech investors and developers can improve learning outcomes.

Other Insights

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